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    Ross wrote on Oldtimer's wall

    Hey, Oldtimer, just saying I was born more than a year before Pearl Harbor. How about you? So here I am 9 1/2 years after my prostate cancer diagnosis. Things are different than they were, that's a given. I feel blessed to be able to take nourishment, exercise and generally function like a normal person.
    Hang in there. God bless you as you go forward.
    A survivor, Ross

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    Ross wrote on ALyuma's wall

    My diagnosis of prostate cancer was 9 1/2 years ago now when I was 69 1/2. Some of my experiences are posted on What Next. We all have different experiences with our cancers and treatments. Just wishing you the best as you go through this "process".
    A survivor, Ross

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    Ross wrote on Vet1's wall

    Welcome to a "club" we never wanted to be in. But it happens and thus we cope and adjust our lives to a new reality. My "membership" in this Prostate Cancer journey started 9 1/4 years ago. There are numbers of us that are living through and past the treatments. And so many are proud to be called survivors. Wishing you the best as you go through treatments and beyond.
    A survivor, Ross

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    Procedure or Surgery (Mohs surgery): I hve now had 5 MOHS procedures over the past 7-8 years. While I am currently cancer free, there could be more to go. These procedures are somewhat painful and disfiguring. I am doing well now and hoping I can stay cancer free. Best to all.
    A survivor, Ross

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      Ross

      As I am also a prostate cancer survivor, you can find more of my story there.

      10 months ago
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      BoiseB

      Hi Ross like you I am a survivor of two nasty cancers and two death sentences. One of my cancers being at Stage IV and the other being super agressive.
      I had been cancer free for 5 years in April of this year. A month ago I had a squamous cell cancer, about the size of one of those big marbles we had as children, removed from my wrist by MOHS surgery. I feel very embarassed because the surgery site is still painful. I refer to this as my good cancer. I am sort of discouraged that my dermatologist said I would have to have an examination every six months for life.

      10 months ago