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Jerry Brown has early-stage prostate cancer
Sac Bee ^ | December 12, 2012 | Unknown

Posted on 12/12/2012 3:09:35 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron

Gov. Jerry Brown is undergoing treatment for prostate cancer, his office announced this afternoon. The governor's office described the condition as a "localized prostate cancer" and said Brown is continuing to work a full schedule while being treated with a short course of radiation. It released a statement from Eric Small, Brown's oncologist at University of California San Francisco. "Fortunately, this is early stage localized prostate cancer, which is being treated with a short course of conventional radiotherapy," Small said in the statement. "The prognosis is excellent, and there are not expected to be any significant side effects." Brown's office said the treatment is expected to be completed the week of Jan. 7. The 74-year-old governor underwent a procedure in April 2011 to remove skin cancer from his nose.

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I hope he's using obummer care.
1 posted on 12/12/2012 3:09:42 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Let the gloating begin...


2 posted on 12/12/2012 3:10:48 PM PST by blowfish
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To: Las Vegas Ron

“I hope he’s using obummer care.”

I wouldn’t bet the farm on that.


3 posted on 12/12/2012 3:12:11 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Some cultures are destined to remain stupid and we need to quit trying to uplift them.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

I wonder if the ObamaCare death panel will give him a “thumb’s down” as nonessential personnel?


4 posted on 12/12/2012 3:12:21 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

Shirly, you recognized the sarcasm....I really hope he is.


5 posted on 12/12/2012 3:14:46 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Las Vegas Ron
I know of a proctologist I could suggest to him (though I never used him myself):


6 posted on 12/12/2012 3:18:06 PM PST by Michael.SF. (Obama lied, Stevens died.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Wouldn’t wish this on anyone. FReepers we’re better than that. He’s not Pol Pot, he’s just Governor Moonbeam. Prayers?


7 posted on 12/12/2012 3:18:22 PM PST by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: Las Vegas Ron

I did recognize the sarcasm. And stop calling me Shirley.


8 posted on 12/12/2012 3:21:20 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Some cultures are destined to remain stupid and we need to quit trying to uplift them.)
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To: elcid1970

I wouldn’t wish it on anyone either.

However, I would like them to live under and get the same care we serfs will be forced to undergo.

We pay for it, yet they’re exempt.....I’m really having trouble garnering sympathy.


9 posted on 12/12/2012 3:22:19 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: elcid1970

Yes. Particularly when you consider that his replacement would be Gavin Newsome, who makes Brown look like a conservative by comparison.


10 posted on 12/12/2012 3:22:32 PM PST by Arthurio
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To: elcid1970

Agree. We are better than that. As much as I loathe him and all he has stood for since his emergence in the sixties, I don’t wish cancer on anyone.


11 posted on 12/12/2012 3:22:54 PM PST by animal172 (RIP USA)
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To: elcid1970

It’s one of the most survivable forms of cancer, and he caught it early. Why do you frame it as being so terrible? Yes, he’ll likely be incontinent and sexually dysfunctional for the rest of his life if he has a prostatectomy, but prevailing medical wisdom has it that you leave the prostate alone. It’s a very slow growing cancer. Many men live 20+ years with it and never see any problems.


12 posted on 12/12/2012 3:23:25 PM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

So he finally got someone to “stick it to him” like he does everyone else?


13 posted on 12/12/2012 3:23:49 PM PST by Fledermaus (The Republic is Dead: Collapse the system. Let the Dems destroy the economy!)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

He’s not going to do a Hugo on us!!???


14 posted on 12/12/2012 3:24:04 PM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything)
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To: blowfish
Let the gloating begin...

No gloating here, make him endure the same care that we'll all be forced to endure.

Funny thing that they're all exempt.

15 posted on 12/12/2012 3:25:05 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: rarestia

The story said he’s getting radiation.
Once you get radiation, there’s almost nobody who will do a prostatectomy.

With a good surgeon, the batting average on continence and potency is much higher than you imply. Speaking as a guy who’s been there and done that.


16 posted on 12/12/2012 3:27:24 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Live long enough, we all get our turn at bat.


17 posted on 12/12/2012 3:30:50 PM PST by marron
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To: animal172
I wonder if obama will tell him to take a pill?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-dQfb8WQvo

Nah, they're the privileged donchaknow.

18 posted on 12/12/2012 3:31:39 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: nascarnation

Both my grandfather and my father have gone through it, and I suspect I’ll be up to bat at some point. My grandfather was diagnosed in his late 60s and the doctors suggested he’d had it since his 40s. He didn’t have it removed. He’s 78 now, still has his prostate and it functions just fine. No markers for worsening.

My father was diagnosed with early-stage at 54. He’s taking the same route as his father. They go for bi-annual checkups and as of now, neither one of them has any issues.


19 posted on 12/12/2012 3:34:27 PM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Arthurio

“Yes. Particularly when you consider that his replacement would be Gavin Newsome, who makes Brown look like a conservative by comparison.”

Amen to that. Newsom is the former mayor of San Francisco and now lieutenant governor who would succeed to the governorship should Brown have to resign. He is the creep who had a adulterous affair with the wife of one of his best friends and campaign manager. A real gem of a human being who makes Brown look like a Reagan conservative.


20 posted on 12/12/2012 3:35:15 PM PST by CdMGuy
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To: CdMGuy

Newsom has also regularly attacked Brown for not being liberal enough.


21 posted on 12/12/2012 3:43:57 PM PST by Arthurio
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To: CdMGuy

Newsom has also regularly attacked Brown for not being liberal enough. (In California, the Lt. Gov. and Governor run on separate tickets are often political rivals of one another).


22 posted on 12/12/2012 3:44:51 PM PST by Arthurio
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To: elcid1970

Agreed. He has always been a whack job, but not willfully malevolent that I am aware of. He also had the good taste to date Linda Ronstadt back in the day, or at least use her as a beard.


23 posted on 12/12/2012 3:48:25 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Capitol to the districts: "May the odds be ever in your favor.")
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To: Las Vegas Ron

That was my 1st thought


24 posted on 12/12/2012 3:49:31 PM PST by RnMomof7
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Get well, Jerry.


25 posted on 12/12/2012 3:50:44 PM PST by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Won’t radiation therapy make his hair fall out?


26 posted on 12/12/2012 3:52:30 PM PST by pfflier
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To: Las Vegas Ron

I don’t wish cancer are anybody. I would say that he should resign and take care of himself, but I shudder to think about his replacement. Jerry Brown looks like Ronald Reagan if you compare him to the other Democrats in Sacramento. The California legislature is a Che Guevera fan club.


27 posted on 12/12/2012 3:52:35 PM PST by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: rarestia

If you have the slow grow, you probably are ok. My dad died from the fast grow version, and it was a very long painful exit, so I opted for surgery.


28 posted on 12/12/2012 3:54:08 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: forgotten man
Jerry Brown looks like Ronald Reagan if you compare him to the other Democrats in Sacramento.

Huh, how so?

Jerry Brown and his father destroyed California, wth are you talking about?

29 posted on 12/12/2012 3:56:04 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

I mean it in the relative sense. Brown sure as hell is not one tenth the governor that Reagan was. I am saying that Sacramento is full of hard core Marxists.


30 posted on 12/12/2012 4:00:15 PM PST by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Better than the last stage.


31 posted on 12/12/2012 4:05:42 PM PST by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: pfflier

No


32 posted on 12/12/2012 4:08:01 PM PST by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: MasterGunner01
"I wonder if the ObamaCare death panel will give him a “thumb’s down” as nonessential personnel?"

The OC death panel will tell Brown there is a shortage of doctors/medications and he will have to treat it himself.

33 posted on 12/12/2012 4:13:47 PM PST by hummingbird
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To: Las Vegas Ron

There was a story a week or so ago in the London Telegraph about the husband of a *senior* member of the British Parliament and how he died “like a battery hen” (I think that’s the way it was worded) in a government hospital.It spoke of appalling abuse and neglect.Thank God that neither Osama Obama nor Governor Moonbeam (or their families) will ever have to endure that sort of thing.Folks in flyover country,OTOH....


34 posted on 12/12/2012 4:13:55 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Benghazi: What Did Baraq Know And When Did He Know It?)
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To: forgotten man
I am saying that Sacramento is full of hard core Marxists.

Jerry and his Dad was/is one of them

Reagan and Brown do not belong in the same sentences.

35 posted on 12/12/2012 4:15:12 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Psalm 144
"... had the good taste to date Linda Ronstadt back in the day,..."

Didn't he hook up with Debra Winger, too?

36 posted on 12/12/2012 4:19:35 PM PST by hummingbird
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To: Gay State Conservative
Thank God that neither Osama Obama nor Governor Moonbeam (or their families) will ever have to endure that sort of thing.Folks in flyover country,OTOH....

Thank you for seeing my point, I was surprised it seemed to get missed by some here.

37 posted on 12/12/2012 4:20:14 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Best wishes for a speedy recovery. I hope he survives decades, long enough to see even the lefty types adjudge his Browndoggle Train To Nowhere the utter failure and waste that it is.


38 posted on 12/12/2012 4:20:49 PM PST by pogo101
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To: hummingbird; Psalm 144
"... had the good taste to date Linda Ronstadt back in the day,..."

Didn't he hook up with Debra Winger, too?

IIRC, Linda left because Jerry is a homo.

39 posted on 12/12/2012 4:23:41 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: elcid1970
Wouldn’t wish this on anyone. FReepers we’re better than that. He’s not Pol Pot, he’s just Governor Moonbeam. Prayers?

No he is a crooked lying pile of sh*t and is continuing the demise of a beautiful state. He never had a real plan, only to borrow from the feds. Evil brings bad karma.

40 posted on 12/12/2012 4:25:52 PM PST by jetson
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To: Las Vegas Ron
"IIRC, Linda left because Jerry is a homo."

But, to a liberal, being a "homo" is a-okay, right?

41 posted on 12/12/2012 4:26:38 PM PST by hummingbird
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To: pfflier

it’s a good joke as Jerry looks more and more like his dad. But they’re both bald. It’s chemo that does that.


42 posted on 12/12/2012 4:29:05 PM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: pogo101
I hope he survives decades, long enough to see even the lefty types adjudge his Browndoggle Train To Nowhere the utter failure and waste that it is.

Leftist never admit their failures, they always profess we didn't spend enough, or we just didn't do it right.

Bottom line is more, more, more...of other peoples money, even though history proves blatantly otherwise.

43 posted on 12/12/2012 4:29:21 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: hummingbird
But, to a liberal, being a "homo" is a-okay, right?

Not if you're a normal female heterosexual.

Don't know what Linda's political persuasion is.

44 posted on 12/12/2012 4:32:05 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: pfflier
Won’t radiation therapy make his hair fall out?

I think heredity already did that.

Brown was a little like Jimmy Carter. If Carter had been more competent, he might have done the country more harm (or not, since he did enough harm as an incompetent).

If Brown had been more focused and not so easily distracted, he might have been more dangerous (unless you believe that his geeky, goofy side made it easier for him to work his way into positions where he could do real harm).

45 posted on 12/12/2012 4:35:02 PM PST by x
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To: Las Vegas Ron
Of the brain?---just wonderin'.

vaudine

46 posted on 12/12/2012 5:32:34 PM PST by vaudine
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To: Las Vegas Ron

given all the libtards who had their heads up his ass wonder if he got it from them. sorry too old and to pissed off at the way my country is going to be compasionate to an enemy of my country.


47 posted on 12/12/2012 5:41:16 PM PST by bravo whiskey
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