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Prostate Cancer

My Journey with Prostate Cancer

I began treatment for prostate cancer in 2006.  In February of 2009 my doctors found that my cancer had not responded to the radioactive seed implants and other treatments.  It had metastasized to my bones.  A course of treatment to suppress the male hormone and other drug treatments showed hope for a while, but by January 2010 it was determined that I needed to begin chemotherapy. (read more)


I Am Healthy and Enjoying Life

In the Fall of 2008 during a physical exam with my primary doctor, my PSA was elevated. He said this could be caused by an infection so he put me on antibiotics for one month and had me tested again. This time my PSA was even higher. He then referred me to an urologist for a biopsy. Several weeks later I received a call from the urologist telling me I had prostate cancer and I needed to schedule an appointment with him. (read more)

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Cancer Institute Locations



Alexian Brothers
Medical Center

800 Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
60007
847-437-5500
Alexian
Rehabilitation Hospital

935 Beisner Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
60007
847-640-5600
St. Alexius
Medical Center

1555 Barrington Road
Hoffman Estates, IL
60169
847-843-2000
Alexian Brothers
Behavioral Health
Hospital

1650 Moon Lake Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL
60169
800-432-5005
Alexian Brothers
Women & Children's
Hospital

1555 Barrington Road
Hoffman Estates, IL
60169
847-843-2000
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