Genitourinary Cancer

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    Ed Gillespie

    Husband and Wife Cancer Survivors Consider Themselves Three-Time Winners

    Residents of Chestertown on Maryland's Eastern Shore, Ed and Jean Gillespie faced three life-threatening medical conditions over a six-year period.

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    Ed Grimes

    Laurel Man Now Cancer-Free Following Prostate Seed Implants

    On a routine physical exam in 1997, Ed Grimes had a PSA (prostate specific antigen) test, and was told by his doctor that he had a higher-than-normal reading. To be on the safe side, his doctor referred him to a urologist (Dr. Robert Gessler, Laurel, MD), who suggested that they monitor it for a year and...

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    Ed Koorbusch

    Speedy Recovery from Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery Allows Virginia Couple to Travel to China for Long-Awaited Adoption

    Ed Koorbusch had a strong family history of prostate cancer -- his father, uncle and grandfather had all been diagnosed with the disease -- so he knew the importance of early screening. He began having regular PSA (prostate specific antigen) tests...

  • George Padgett

    George Padgett

    Prostate Cancer Treatment with Calypso Technology

    During a routine medical exam, my primary care physician suggested we conduct a PSA test. The results of the test indicated that my PSA score was 7.0, definitely higher than the normal range of 1.0 - 4.0. A subsequent biopsy was performed, and the results indicated the presence of cancer.

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    Steven Trice

    Robotic Prostatectomy Proves Ideal Treatment for One Man's Early Stage Prostate Cancer

    I was fortunate that my prostate cancer was caught early. That's because I receive an annual physical with my family doctor, which includes a PSA test. In 2005, my PSA was 4.3. My doctor said, "Let’s keep an eye on that." In 2006...

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    Steward Frazier

    Prostate Cancer Survivor Looks Back on 20 Years of Survivorship

    I (Stewart Frazier) was diagnosed at age 53 with prostate cancer. That was in 1986, before there was such a thing as a PSA test. My only symptom had been an unusual change in my sleeping habits. Following the preliminary diagnosis and biopsy, my oncologist told me...