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Doting Daughter
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   Posted 5/15/2008 11:00 AM (GMT -7)   
Richard-
I was reading through one of the threads and saw your website!  What a great site!  I enjoyed reading your story and noticed that you are starting IMRT today!!!  I wanted to wish you well and let you know that we will be thinking of you as you begin your next step in the journey!  Best wishes for successful, side-effect free treatment :-) You will be in our thoughts and prayers!!
 
Doting
DX July 15, 2007. PSA 5.5
Age 62 (now 63)
Original Gleason 3+4=7, Post-Op Gleason- 4+3=7,
DaVinci Surgery Aug 31, 2007
Focally Positive Right Margin, One positive node. T3a N1 M0.
Bone Scan/CT Negative (Sept. 10, 2007)
Oct. 17 PSA 0.07
Nov. 13 PSA 0.05
Casodex adm. Nov 07, Lupron beg. Dec 03, 2007 2 yrs
Radiation March 03-April 22, 2008- 8 weeks 5x a week
Praying for a cured dad. First PSA 3 months!


smilingoldcoot
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Date Joined Jan 2008
Total Posts : 338
   Posted 5/15/2008 1:05 PM (GMT -7)   

Makes me get teary eyed :-)

Thanks and I should have said earlier but my first treatment has been postponed till tomorrow at 1:40.

The website is a work in progress and changes hourly so keep checking and all comments are welcome. I keep learning more codes and getting more ideas.

 

Richard  yeah tongue yeah


Retired USAF Richard & Debbie on The Shores of Toledo Bend Lake Louisiana
Biospy 1/10/08 Gleason 10, Stage T1C  8 of 12 samples positive all Less Than 5% 
U of Florida Proton Therapy Institute
5/2/2008 LUPRON & Casodex
IMRT to start 5/15/2008 for approx 4 weeks with Proton to follow for approx 4 weeks
Turn Stumbling Blocks into Steping Stones and Keep Smiling
Our Journey is on WWW.GLEASON10.COM
 


Tony Crispino
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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 8128
   Posted 5/15/2008 1:16 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Richard, Debbie,
God Bless you. i know your treatments will go very well. But I just wanted to start you off with that three word prayer. I know that all the prayers for me have made my life much easier. So get this phase done. And remember to keep me posted on your time lines. And...

God Bless you.

Tony
Age 45 (44 when Dx)
Pre-op PSA was 19.8
Surgery on Feb 16, 2007 @ The City of Hope
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
Visit my Journey at:
 
STAY POSITIVE!
 
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War-eagle
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Date Joined Sep 2007
Total Posts : 219
   Posted 5/15/2008 1:23 PM (GMT -7)   

Richard & Debbie,

We will be praying for great results and easy treatments. Love the "stepping stones". Be blessed. Just like Tony said, God Bless You.

War Eagle, baby

Walt


Age: 55 ( still alive at 55)
PSA 43 7/2005
Biopsy 12/14 Gleason 7 & 9
Divinci 9/2005 - spread to bladder
HT - 10/2005 (Eligard every 6 months)
RT - 10/2005 (38 treatments)
PSA 0.12 to 1.9 2/2007
Bone Scan and CT 4/2007 Bone mets
Casodex 4/2007
Zometa infusions 4/2007
PSA 4.8 8/2007
PSA 6.34 12/2007
Radiation (15 treatments) started on bone mets 12/2007
PSA 6.72 1/2008
PSA 8.23 2/2008 - Starting prednisone for 30 days
PSA 14 2-29-2008 - start chemo on 3/12
PSA 12.82 3/1/2008 round one chemo
PSA 12.24 4/2/2008 round two chemo 
PSA 10.86 4/24/2008 round three chemo
 
"I will persist without exception - I will find a way where there is no way"


Tim G
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Date Joined Jul 2006
Total Posts : 2268
   Posted 5/15/2008 1:31 PM (GMT -7)   
Richard and Debbie--All the best to you as you go thru this phase of your prostate cancer treatment.  You are in my prayers for a good outcome...Tim
Age 59  PSA quadrupled in 1 yr (0.6 to 2.5) 
DRE neg  1 of 12 biopsies pos (5%) 
Open surgery June 2006 
Cancer confined to prostate (1 pea-sized area) 
T2a  Gleason 5 (3+2)  PSA < 0.1  


myman
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Date Joined Feb 2007
Total Posts : 1219
   Posted 5/15/2008 4:40 PM (GMT -7)   
Richard & Debbie,

So you'll be in Jacksonville...we're from the Tampa Bay area. You'll have people here thinking of and supporting you. I hope your treatments go smoothly and you have the best of all results!

Susan
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

Link to journey:
http://www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=35&m=826731

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