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Date Joined Feb 2007
Total Posts : 81
   Posted 12/24/2007 2:28 PM (GMT -6)   
I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season!  I haven't been on in several weeks becuase of long hours at work.  To those of you that know who I am, I plan to move to the Reston, VA area the week of Jan. 20th, 2008.  I'm doing great and hope you all are as well.  I miss talking to those of you that chat on yahoo but I will do better, I think of what wonderful friends I have here so often!!  Roll Tide!!
Diagnosed 1/19/07
PSA 7.2
Gleason (3+3) 6
Stage T1c
PI present in 3 of 6 cores
Completed 42 IMRT treatments on April 20, 2007
appointment 5/30/07 for PSA indicated a drop from 7.2 to 5.8

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Date Joined Apr 2006
Total Posts : 818
   Posted 12/25/2007 3:00 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi trey,

I wish you a happy holiday season as well, and good luck with your move to Reston. So far we have been lucky around here; the winter weather has just missed us. Hopefully it will stay mild till after your move.

Diagnosed at age 60
PSA went from 2.2 to 3.8 in 14 months
2 of 14 cores positive at 10%
Gleason 6(3+3), negative DRE, neg. margins
DaVinci surgery on 02/23/06
Last PSA 08/26/07 @ 18 months "0"

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Date Joined Sep 2006
Total Posts : 741
   Posted 12/25/2007 11:50 AM (GMT -6)   

Nice to hear from you, trey and happy that things seem to be going well.  Are you going to be teaching in Reston?  I hope so.  It seems that the new year will find you doing what you have wanted for quite some time, so Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!



August of 2006, PSA up to 4.2 from 2.7 one year ago. 
October free and total PSA 12% free and 5.0 total.
A month, or so later, 4.7.
Late in the year decide on Image Guided IMRT.
Begin 43 treatments on January 23, 2007 and finish on March 23.
Four month post treatment PSA is 1.9.
Seven month PSA is 0.8.

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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 1015
   Posted 12/25/2007 12:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey Trey,
Nice to hear from you again!  tongue   
It is wonderful to hear that you're doing so well.  Please check in as often as you can.  All the best to you in your move to Reston and may the rest of the holiday season find you with many blessings.
Kind regards,

"Idaho" ~ Barry


Da Vinci Surgery July 31, 2007… 54 on surgery day
PSA 4.3  Gleason 3+3=6  T2a  Confined to Prostate

1st PSA  9/11/2007   <0.04 (undetectable)

2nd PSA 12/10/2007  <0.04

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Date Joined Feb 2007
Total Posts : 1219
   Posted 12/25/2007 1:32 PM (GMT -6)   
Trey - Merry Christmas & good to see you!
Sounds like life is humming along for you - your job & move are a big step and it's good to see you take it.

All the best to you - keep us up on how you're doing,
Husband Diagnosed 11/17/05 Age: 63 No Symptoms
PSA: 7.96, Positive DRE
Biopsy Right: 6 of 6 Cores Positive Biopsy Left: 1 of 6 Cores Positive
Gleason: 4+3 = 7 Stage: T2B N0 MX
3 mo. PSA Post LRP Surgery: 11.8, 12.9, 13.9 Bone scan, CT scan, Endorectal MRI, Chest XR - neg.
09/06/06: 6 mo. PSA: 18.8 Distant lymph node involvement Start HT Lupron 3 mo. shots
12/06/06: PSA 0.8
03/07/07: PSA 0.3
06/06/07: PSA 0.1
09/05/07: PSA 0.1
11/27/07: PSA 0.1

Regular Member

Date Joined Feb 2007
Total Posts : 81
   Posted 12/27/2007 12:30 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks everyone! I'm excited about the move but a little anxious when I think about all I have to do between now and Jan. 19th!
I'm sure everything will work out though! One of my daughters recently moved to Raleigh so it will be nice to be closer to her. Good to hear from each of you!! Trey
Diagnosed 1/19/07
PSA 7.2
Gleason (3+3) 6
Stage T1c
PI present in 3 of 6 cores
Completed 42 IMRT treatments on April 20, 2007
appointment 5/30/07 for PSA indicated a drop from 7.2 to 5.8
September 2007, PSA down to 2.4
next checkup  in early Jan.

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Date Joined May 2006
Total Posts : 2542
   Posted 12/28/2007 7:33 PM (GMT -6)   
tongue  Hey ~ Trey,

It is great to hear from you!!!  The move will be a good one and one you’ve looked forward too for some time.  You sound great and that definitely brings a smile to our hearts.  Thanks for staying close.  In Friendship ~ Lee & Buddy

mama bluebird - Lee & Buddy… from North Carolina


v          We invite you to visit our personal thread:  Click Here:  “Our Journey” ~ Sharing is Caring 

April 3, 2006  53 on surgery day

RRP / Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy

PSA 4.6   Gleason  3+3=6    T2a   Confined to Prostate

3rd PSA 08-07-2007 Less than 0.1 Non-Detectable :)

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