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Jose A and M live in Florida, USA. He was 50 when he was diagnosed in December, 2011. His initial PSA was 2.80 ng/ml, his Gleason Score was 7a, and he was staged T3a. His choice of treatment was Surgery (Retropubic Prostatectomy). Here is his story.

I was 50 years old when I had my year check with the Primary Doctor and all the tests went well even the PSI, but when she does the rectal examination, she told me you have to go to the urologist because I feel you have a nodule in the prostate, I did not have any symptoms but the Urologist found the same thing and he send me to do a biopsy and the 12 shots 11 were positive, I had the appointment December 30-2011 I went with my wife and I was confident that I did not have anything when the doctor tells me you have cancer and we have to act fast, I thought I was dying that week and my wife started to cry too. There was no new year celebration. but when we get to the house I told her I'm going to fight this and we'll be strong and so my fight started.

I got a second opinion and a doctor with tremendous urological experience and surgeon Dr. Samowitz at Aventura Florida. He gave me an injection of lupron before the surgical operation, on March 30, 2012 I had the radical prostatectomy two days in the hospital.

Diagnosis: Pelvic Lymph nodes Negative, Gleason Score 3+4=7 Prostate Carcinoma PT3A, seminal vesicles and margins negative for tumor, percent of gland involved by tumor 35%.

After one month my first PSA-0.01, my Dr. said you are good and he only send me 5 mg of Cialis every day per one month, after that I only use 5mg of Cialis when I go to the fight with my pretty wife and sometimes I don't need it.

Per 5 1/2 my PSI-0.1, but the last time September 06-2017 PSI 0.3, the Dr. send me another PSA in three months. but started to run 2 miles a day, eliminated red meat, only almond and soy milk, no cheese, no alcohol, tons of vegetables, chicken meat and fish only, pomegranate 6 oz in the morning and at night and positive mind, curcumin two times per day, guanabana milkshake daily.

I went with my primary doctor and asked for a complete checkup including the PSA and today 10-12-17 I received the good news all tests are good and the PSA drop to 0.2. Thanks God. I am 56 now with my lovely wife and the children 28 and 24. I hope to enjoy my grandchildren in the future if God allows me.

This is my experience just in case I can help. Thank you all and God bless you.

UPDATED

December 2017

Last Tuesday, December 5, I went to my doctor's appointment and the PSA stays at 0.2 so he tells me that no treatment is necessary for now. I just keep watching and I'll see him again in four months. I continue with the diet of the Mediterranean many vegetables, fruits, fish, organic chicken, one hour from Monday to Friday of exercises such as walking, yoga etc. drinking 8 oz pomegranate juice, vitamin D and E, green tea, tumeric and zero sugar and animal meat. Now to continue taking care of me and crossing my fingers for the next appointment. I wish everyone the best and many good things for next year.

Jose's e-mail address is: j61dl AT aol.com (replace "AT" with "@")


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