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Case Summaries

The table below sets out a summary of members of the FOPS personal experiences. We would welcome more contributions and as you can see already we have a range of different data and treatments.

Read my story Jim Spence
Previous Symptoms: Yes Diagnosed Age: 71 Diagnosed Year: 2008
Diagnosis Method: PSA, DRE & Biopsy
Diagnosis PSA: 6 rising to 9
Treatment Type: External Beam Radiotherapy plus Hormone Treatment
Ongoing side effects?: Yes
Read my story Bob Arthy
Previous Symptoms: Yes Diagnosed Age: 66 Diagnosed Year: 2008
Diagnosis Method: PSA, DRE & Biopsy
Diagnosis PSA: 18 rising to 24
Treatment Type: Radical Prostatectomy
(open removal of prostate)
Ongoing side effects?: Yes
Read my story Derek Towner
Previous Symptoms: No Diagnosed Age: 60 Diagnosed Year: 2007
Diagnosis Method: PSA, DRE & Biopsy
Diagnosis PSA: 5.2 rising to 9.8
Treatment Type: Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy
(keyhole removal of prostate)
Ongoing side effects?: Yes
Read my story David Cottingham
Previous Symptoms: Yes Diagnosed Age: 66 Diagnosed Year: 2009
Diagnosis Method: PSA, DRE & Biopsy
Diagnosis PSA: 3 rising to 8
Treatment Type: Da Vinci Prostatectomy
(keyhole robotic removal of prostate)
Ongoing side effects?: Yes
Read my story Phil Nisbett
Previous Symptoms: Yes Diagnosed Age: 59 Diagnosed Year: 2009
Diagnosis Method: PSA, DRE & Biopsy
Diagnosis PSA: 6.4
Treatment Type: Da Vinci Prostatectomy
(keyhole robotic removal of prostate)
Ongoing side effects?: Yes

Upcoming Events

14Mar 2018

March FOPS Support Group Meeting (Wed 14th March 2018)

Wednesday 14th March 2018

At the FOPS Support Group we all have at least one thing in common - we've all had prostate cancer a... Read more...

16Apr 2018

7th FOPS Prostate Roadshow

Monday 16th April 2018

Free PSA Test - Donations Welcome Venue: The Junction, Christchurch, Chorleywood, WD3 5SG. Monday ... Read more...

18Apr 2018

April FOPS Support Group Meeting (Wed 18th April 2018)

Wednesday 18th April 2018

At the FOPS Support Group we all have at least one thing in common - we've all had prostate cancer a... Read more...

30May 2018

May FOPS Support Group Meeting (Wed 30th May 2018)

Wednesday 30th May 2018

At the FOPS Support Group we all have at least one thing in common - we've all had prostate cancer a... Read more...

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