0.00 PSA... Drinks on Me

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coxjajb
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   Posted 2/10/2011 7:10 PM (GMT -6)   
2.5 years post op PSA is 0.00. Drinks on me tonight! Life is great turn
Age 51 @ DX
Pre - Op PSA, 4.3
Gleason 3+4=7
Stage T1C
da Vinci Prostatectomy 8/1/08
No issues with incontinence since day 1 after catheter removal
Mild ED for about 10 months. Levitra worked well for me. No ED at one year.
PSA 0.00 at 24 months post op

Arnie
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   Posted 2/10/2011 7:14 PM (GMT -6)   

Beautiful!--------Congrats.

Arnie in DE


Age 56 (biopsy & surgery)-PSA-3.9-Biopsy 8/19/08--4 of 12 cores positive; 5% involvement, Gleason 6 (3+3) 1/26/09-DaVinci Prostatectomy at Presbyterian Medical Center/HUP-Phila, PA-Dr. David Lee
Path. Report- G7 (3+4)Adenocarcinoma, no capsular involvement, seminal vesicles clear, lymph nodes clear, negative margins
Continent at 3 mos.------ED improving
PSA at 2 yrs-<0.1

Purgatory
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   Posted 2/10/2011 7:24 PM (GMT -6)   
way to go..........what a good reason to celebrate
Age: 58, 56 dx, PSA: 7/07 5.8, 10/08 16.3
3rd Biopsy: 9/08 7 of 7 Positive, 40-90%, Gleason 4+3
open RP: 11/08, on catheters for 101 days
Path Rpt: Gleason 3+4, pT2c, 42g, 20% cancer, 1 pos marg
Incont & ED: None
Post Surgery PSA: 2/09 .05,5/09 .1, 6/09 .11. 8/09 .16
Post SRT PSA: 1/10 .12, 4/8 .04, 8/6 .06 11/10 Not taking it
Latest: 6 Corr Surgeries to Bladder Neck, SP Catheter since 10/1/9, SRT 39 Sess/72 gy ended 11/09, 21 Catheters, Ileal Conduit Surgery 9/23/10

lennybob
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   Posted 2/10/2011 8:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Way to go!!!!!
I Love Zeroes.
Lynn
Age 53...51 when diagnosed.
February/09 PSA 11...GP discoverd during yearly physical...referred to Urologist
Biopsy found cancer, Gleason score of 6.
July 2009...Nerve-Sparing open radical prostatectomy.
Doing very well...only issue is ED and that is getting better.

DJBearGuy
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   Posted 2/10/2011 10:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Make mine a double! And may you have many more.

DJ
Diagnosis at 53. PSA 2007 about 2; 2008 4.3
Biopsy Sept 2008: 6 of 12 cores pos; Gleason 4+3 = 7
CT & Bone scan neg
Da Vinci at City of Hope Dec 8, 2008
Rad prostatectomy & lymph node dissection
Cath out on 7th day, in on 8th day, out again 14th day after neg cystogram
Path: pT2c; lymph nodes neg; margins involv; 41 grams,
PSA 1/08, 4/09,7/09, 10/09, 11/09,2/10 <0.01, 10/10 0.1, 2/11 0.08

geezer99
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   Posted 2/11/2011 12:10 AM (GMT -6)   
Great!

Thanks for checking in -- this beast is beatable!

brampy
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   Posted 2/11/2011 12:57 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks. There is Hope. Make mine tequila.

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Age: 54
Routine Physical on 10-20-2010 DRE Normal
PSA 4.3, up from 0.6 5 years prior
PSA 0.6 on 10-25-2005
PSA 0.4 on 7-30-2004
PSA 0.5 on 5-9-2002
Followup with Urologist on 11/10/2010 after elevated PSA; DRE noted slight bump
November 30th, 2010 had prostate biopsy.
December 9th, 2010, Biopsy results 3 of 12 cores positive.
LLB: Gleason's 4+3=7, 11 MM Tumor Length/15MM Core Length (73%)
LLM: Gleason's 4+4=8, 12 MM Tumor Length/15MM Core Length (75%)
LM: 0.1 MM Tumor Length (1%)0.1 MM Tumor Length
Urologist recommended robotic removal using da Vinci method.
RALP Surgery 12/27/2010 Released: 12/30/2010
Thunderbird Banner Hospital, Glendale, AZ
Post-Surgery Pathology: GS 4+5=9
Pathologic Staging: pT3a, N0, MX; location: Left Side; Volume: 10%
Margins: Left posterior inked margin focally involved
Extraprostatic Extension: Observed
Seminal vesicles: Not observed
Lymphatic/Vascular Invasion: Not observed
Catheter: Removed 15-days after surgery

Post-OP Followup on 1/11/2011; Catheter/Staples removed
Adjuvant IMRT 8 Weeks Post-OP.
No exercise for 4 Weeks Post-OP.

Radiation Oncologist Initial Consultation on 1/18/2011

p_elliott
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   Posted 2/11/2011 4:38 AM (GMT -6)   
Mine was Irish Whiskey neat congratulations.

Post Edited (p_elliott) : 2/11/2011 2:43:19 AM (GMT-7)


Piy
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   Posted 2/11/2011 8:15 AM (GMT -6)   
Yay! I'll have a Cuervo Texas Margarita with Grand Marnier please!
Dx June 2007 - age 48

davinci RRP October 2007
75% of prostate involved
G9
Positive margin
Scans clear
No detectable mets
SRT - Feb 2008
PSA:
At Dx: 8
Mar 09: 0.4
Jun 09: 0.7
Aug 09: 1.7
Feb 10: .008
Apr 10: .007
Jul 10: .006
Sep 10: .005

Commenced Dr. Robt Leibowitz "Three Pronged Approach" protocol in August 2009

Completed chemo Dec 28 2009

Skate
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   Posted 2/11/2011 8:26 AM (GMT -6)   
Any excuse to have a drink is worthy,  but this one is a real reason to celebrate.
I'll have a tall black coffee from Starbucks. Yeah ZEROZ!
 
J

Sleepless09
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   Posted 2/11/2011 8:55 AM (GMT -6)   
With those results you need to stand drinks for all in the bar.

I'll gather up the bills from a local watering hole this evening and forward to you for payment.

Thanks, and congratulations!

Sheldon AKA Sleepless
Age 67 in Apil '09 at news of 4 of 12 cores positive T2B and Gleason 3 + 3 and 5% to 25% PSA 1.5
Re-read of slides in June said Gleason 3 + 4 same four cores 5% to 15%
June 29 daVinci prostatectomy, Dr. Eric Estey, at Royal Alexandra Hospital Edmonton one night stay
From "knock out" to wake up in recovery less than two hours.  Actual surgery 70 minutes
Flew home to Winnipeg on July 3 after 5 nights in Ramada Inn  ---  perfect recovery spot!
Catheter out July 9
Final pathology is 3 + 4 Gleason 7, clear margins, clear nodes, T2C, sugeron says report is "excellent"
 
Oct 1st 09 -- dry at night, during day some stress issues.
Oct 31st padless 24/7 
 
First post op PSA Sept 09  less than 0.02
PSA on Oct 23, 2009 less than 0.02
PSA on Jan 8, 2010  less than 0.02
PSA on April 9, 2010 less than 0.02 
PSA on July 9, 2010 (one year) less than 0.02
  

hopenchange
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   Posted 2/11/2011 10:33 AM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations! smilewinkgrin   I'll have double bourbon on the rocks!
Scotty

Age 67

Routine physical at PCP office, with DRE and PSA Test. PSA 2.5, small growth felt on right side
Urologist performed TRUS biopsy 9/17/09,samples sent to Bostwick Labs
Results received from lab indicated PCa 9/24/09
3 of 12 samples 80% Gleason 3+3=6 on the right side
1 of 12 samples 70% Gleason 3+3=6 on the right side
2 of 12 samples 60% Gleason 3+3=6 on the right side
2 of 12 samples 50% Gleason 3+3=6 on the left side
1 of 12 samples 5% Gleason 3+3=6 on the left side
3 of 12 samples benign on the left side
CT scan and bone scan negative
Consultation at Johns Hopkins with Dr. Alan Partin 10/20/09
open RRP at Johns Hopkins by Dr. Partin 11/06/09, right nerve bundle removed, left spared
One night in hospital, back to hotel room for three days before flying home
Foley catheter removed 11/16/09
Post-surgery pathology shows PCa was organ-contained, lymph nodes negative, seminal vesicles negative, negative margins Gleason score 3+3=6, stage T1c
First post-surgery PSA first week of February 2010. Using one pad during day and one at night as of 1/28/10
Pad-free 3/3/10
No luck with the erectile dysfunction.
2/4/10 First post-surgery PSA - <0.1
2/8/11 Second post-surgery PSA - <0.1

lewvino
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   Posted 2/11/2011 11:10 AM (GMT -6)   
Congrats, cheers and Kudos!

Larry
Age 56 / age at diagnosis 54, PSA 5.1
Robotic surgery 08/12/09 at Vanderbilt, Nashville TN.

Final Path report:

20% of the prostate Involved
Tumor graded at T2C
Overall Gleason 3+4 (7)
Lymph Glands Clear, Positive Margin Noted in Right Apex
Fifteen month PSA - 0

James C.
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   Posted 2/11/2011 11:13 AM (GMT -6)   
Congrats on the zero and wishing you a lifetime of them
James C. Age 63
Gonna Make Myself A Better Man tinyurl.com/28e8qcg
4/07: PSA 7.6, 7/07 Biopsy: 3 of 16 PCa, 5% involved, left lobe, GS6
9/07: Nerve Sparing open RP, Path: pT2c, 110 gms., clear except:
Probable microscopic involvement-left apical margin -GS6
3 Years: PSA's .04 each test until 04/10-.06, 09/10-.09, 01/11-.09
ED-total-Bimix 30cc

MrsGFM
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   Posted 2/11/2011 12:22 PM (GMT -6)   
Excellent news! I would like a glass of white zin served at a beach, please! wink

teallen
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   Posted 2/12/2011 8:44 AM (GMT -6)   
CONGRATS!!
Age 42 PSA 7.4 4+4 G8
Davinci Sept.8 2010
No incontinence issues but ED issues
1st post surgery PSA <.008 2nd PSA<.01

Jerry L.
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   Posted 2/12/2011 2:45 PM (GMT -6)   
Excellent report...congrats...a drink sounds good...Yengling Lager please
Nov. 2009 Dx at Age 44
Dec. 2009 DaVinci Robotic Surgery
Jan. 2010 T3b, Gleason 9
Feb. 2010 Adjuvant Radiation

PSA History:
-----------------
Nov. 2009 4.30
Feb. 2010 <.05
May 2010 <.05
Aug. 2010 <.05
Nov. 2010 <.05

livinadream
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   Posted 2/12/2011 5:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Sounds like a bottle of wine to me. I will go ahead and buy the bottle I like and send you the bill.
Congrats on the wonderful news.

peace to you
Dale
I was 45 at diagnosis with PSA of 16.3
http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/dalechildress

My gleason score from prostate was 4+5=9 and from the lymph nodes (3 positive) was 4+4=8
I had 44 IMRT's. Scheduled to have a radical on July 11th, 2007, surgery was aborted when it was discovered it had spread to the lymph nodes.
I was on Lupron, Casodex, and Avodart for two years with my last shot March 2009.
My Oncology hospital is The Cancer Treatment Center of America in Zion IL
PSA July of 2007 was 16.4
PSA May of 2008 was.11
PSA July 24th, 2008 is 0.04
PSA Dec 16th, 2008 is .016
PSA Mar 30th, 2009 is .02
PSA July 28th 2009 is .01
PSA OCt 15th 2009 is .11
PSA Jan 15th 2010 is .13
PSA April 16th of 2010 is .16
PSA July 22nd of 2010 is .71
PSA Sept of 2010 is .71
cancer in 4 of 6 cores
92%
80%
37%
28%

Highwayman
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   Posted 2/13/2011 11:35 AM (GMT -6)   
That's what we like to hear. Make mine a double. The drink that is, keep the results comming back ZERO!

Ralph Alfalfa
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   Posted 2/13/2011 8:20 PM (GMT -6)   
Slanche!
Bob
AGE:58

Dx: October,27, 2008(the day after my birthday)
Psa 14.5,Gleason (4+3), all scans negative. Biopsy, 4 of 12 positive. DaVinci, 1/19/09. Confined to prostate? No lymph node involvement, all margins clear. 8 wk. Psa<.01,6mon .1,9 mon. .2. Began IGRT 10/09, finished.12/09. Since then,.1.12/22/10. <0.10, trending down. See you in one year, Doc.

tvwohio
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   Posted 2/13/2011 8:48 PM (GMT -6)   
congrats
 
yeah  

Inspector 13
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   Posted 2/13/2011 9:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Great news coxajb! Friday morning the 11th my urologist gave me the news of my 4th after surgery PSA of 0.00 at the one year mark. Sometimes being told you are a "zero" is very good news! yeah


Age 62 at diagnosis, PSA 5.19, cancer in 1 (12%) of 12 cores, Gleason 3+3
Da Vinci surgery 01-06-10

mvesr
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   Posted 2/14/2011 1:43 PM (GMT -6)   
Nothing like a good zero
 
 
Mika
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