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As you may know, I have since last year been under sufferance of issues with a spine that has been ravaged by the years of misuse, overloading and other un-nice occurrences.  This resulted recently in further scans of the lower Lumbar region. L4, L5, S1 were found to have severe impingement upon the spinal nerve column by displaced intervertable disks. However, a very observant Radiologist also noticed that there were other alien substances visible and recommended further dedicated Autrasound, Bone and CT Scans with disclosing, also accompanied by a PSA test.

The result is to put it very basically and bluntly is, I have several lesion (non malignant)  on my right kidney and a mass located as the seat of the prostatectomy operation performed in 2000 together with other points of interest on my Pelvic Bone and Spine which are described as being in keeping with multiple sites of prostatic metasis.  Prostate Cancer has returned , as such it is not curable and can only be treated to control its further spread.  It is terminal, maybe 5, 10 or 15 years. Its the luck of the draw. 

I have been referred to 2 Specialist at the Fiona Stanley Hospital Cancer Clinic and have an appointment with an Oncologist on 22nd June and later an Urologist. 

I 've let Valentina know in Russia, still not sure when she will be returning after her eye surgery, for which she is still being treated. 

Dave

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Sorry to hear that buddy. Each as much cruciferous as possible to slow it down. 

Ray

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Been doing that for quite a long time Ray.  But looks like a dormant cell has been laying there for a very long time (some 18 years).  Yeah I have the appointment on Friday 22nd June.  (2nd June above is in error) 

Will update after I have had that visit and know a bit more.  Meanwhile I will endeavour to soldier on. Been there, done that before :( 

Dave

 

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Thanks Shane. Yeah, poo happens, just as I thought things had settled down.  Will post updates as and when :) 

My next goal is to get that telegram in October 2034 from whom ever is King or Queen.  But again, we may be a Republic by then!

Dave

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Everything has been arranged with Hospital and Silver Chain Nursing Care services. So now it is a case of waiting another week B4 I get some sort of prognosis.  Must say this latest episode has really tried my stamina and mental ability. But many friends have rallied around me with support. Val now fully aware of the situation and supporting me daily in her prayers.  I have beaten it before.  I guess I can do it again. Thanks ... There is now a greater meaning in looking up into the heavens...   Will update next week.  

Dave

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Stay strong mate, I would visit in person if I was able. Lucky for you we'll have to stick to forum posts. :P

 

Shane

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