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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 Roger Wotton
Previous Symptoms: No Diagnosed Age: 60 Diagnosed Year: 2008
Diagnosis Method: Biopsy - Wycombe Hospital
Diagnosis PSA: 6
Treatment Type: Surgery, Salvage Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy, Cyberknife radiotherapy, Bicalutamide tablets, Decapeptyl injection, Enzalutamide
Ongoing side effects?: No
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

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28Apr 2021

FOPS 2021 AGM to be held on Zoom (28th April 2021)

Wednesday 28th April 2021

This year's FOPs AGM will be held via zoom due to Covid-19 restrictions. Read more...

5May 2021

FOPS Virtual Zoom Support Group Meeting (Wed 5th May 2021 Online)

Wednesday 5th May 2021

From 7.45pm (for 8pm start) on Wednesday 5th May 2021 we will be holding another Virtual Support Group meeting with our resident Consultant Urologists Read more...

2Jun 2021

FOPS Virtual Zoom Support Group Meeting (Wed 2nd June 2021 Online) *PROVISIONAL*

Wednesday 2nd June 2021

From 7.45pm (for 8pm start) on Wednesday 2nd June 2021 we will be holding another Virtual Support Group meeting with our resident Consultant Urologists *PROVISIONAL* Read more...

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