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greg from pa
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hello , looks like I am going through this journey once again.I am a head and neck cancer survivor from 2010. I have been diagnosed with very aggressive high risk prostate caner.gleason=4+3=7, 8/12 cores positive , psa 42. the oncologist at johns hopkins has decided I am a candidate for the GVAX study. This involves the pre op administration of cyclophosamide and the experimental prostrate vaccine gvax along with andro suppresion. has anyone had any experience with this? please advise thanks Greg

hopeful and opt...
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greg from pa
Posts: 86
Joined: Jun 2010

sorry about the late reply hopefull but I appreciate the info. We decided not to go with the gvax trial. I had surgery in June 2013.The pathology reports there was no lymph node invo
lvement. As of october my psa was <.1 tnx for your help

greg from pa
Posts: 86
Joined: Jun 2010

sorry about the late reply hopefull but I appreciate the info. We decided not to go with the gvax trial. I had surgery in June 2013.The pathology reports there was no lymph node invo
lvement. As of october my psa was <.1 tnx for your help

hopeful and opt...
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Joined: Apr 2009

Wish you continued success.

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