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FLHW(David E)
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Date Joined Nov 2007
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   Posted 3/30/2008 8:44 PM (GMT -6)   
A friend, KN will undergo Divinci surgery tomorrow.
Any spare prayers sent his way would be much appreciated!!!
Dx'd 2/18/05
PSA 219, bone mets, lymph node involvement
Gleason Score: 7
Current (2-24-08)
PSA: 29
Lupron, Nilandron

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Date Joined Oct 2006
Total Posts : 1211
   Posted 3/30/2008 9:38 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi KN,
Prayers and best wishes for a bright future for you. Soon we will all be able to welcome you on 'the other side'.

Born Sept., 1936
PSA 7.9
Stage T1C
-ve DRE
Gleason's Score 3+4=7
2 of 8 positive
Open RP 28 Nov 06
Post op staging T3
Gleasons still 3+4=7
Seminal vesicles and lymph nodes clear
Catheter out 15 Dec 06
Dry since 11 Feb 07
All PSA tests in 2007 (4) <.04
PSA test Mar., 08 =.04 

Tony Crispino
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Date Joined Dec 2006
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   Posted 3/30/2008 9:50 PM (GMT -6)   
I'll be one of those praying, David. Along with my prayers for you, too. God Bless you and stay low!!!!!!!!

Age 45 (44 when Dx)
Pre-op PSA was 19.8
Surgery on Feb 16, 2007
Post-Op Pathology: Gleason 4+3=7, positive margins, Stage pT3b (Stage III)
HT began in May, '07 with Lupron and Casodex 50mg
IMRT radiation for 38 Treatments ending August 3, '07
Current PSA (1/08): <0.1
I will continue HT until May '09. 
Years in Remission (3/23/07): 1
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Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 823
   Posted 3/31/2008 7:51 PM (GMT -6)   
KN. May God bless and keep you near.

age at dx 54 now 55
psa at dx 4.3
got the bad news 1/29/07
open surgery Duke Medical Center 5-29-07
never more than 2 pads
wear one for insurance now
ED still a problem
last PSA undetectable

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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 162
   Posted 4/1/2008 4:42 AM (GMT -6)   
Good luck and hope you came out from surgery fine. God Bless you.

Diagnosed 3/2008 at Age 54; with Prostate Cancer with PSA of 1.9
Biopsy done 3/2008; with Gleason 6
Pathology report - Gleason 6 (3+3), involving left lobe (T2b)
DRE=15gm with indurated left base and mid prostate
Cores positive: left base medial, left base lateral, left mid medial and left mid lateral
Clinical stage t2b.
Prostate Carcinorna 185
Urologist recommended no bone scan or other test is needed at this time.
In process of evaluating all options.

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Date Joined Feb 2007
Total Posts : 1219
   Posted 4/1/2008 10:32 AM (GMT -6)   

Please give our best wishes to your friend. Hopefully he will join the team here - they're the best!

Husband Diagnosed 11/17/05 Age: 63 PSA: 7.96 No Symptoms
2/09/06: LRP - Post Pathology - Gleason 4+3 Stage T2b NO MX
3 mo. PSA: 11.8 Stage T3a
6 mo. PSA: 18.8 Stage IV Systemic w/ distant lymph node involvement
Start HT - Lupron 3 mo. shots
12/06/06: PSA 0.8
03/07/07: PSA 0.3
PSA - Undetectable since 6/07/07

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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 67
   Posted 4/2/2008 2:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Good luck KN. My prayers are with you. Stay positive going into surgery. Hope you join our group. These people are an amazing group. Lifeline
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