A general post to cover 2 weeks....lol

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James C.
Veteran Member

Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 4462
   Posted 6/9/2008 10:57 AM (GMT -6)   
Good morning, everyone. I am back from a 2 week road trip, it's hotter than blue blazes outside, so I will be inside for the foreseeable future.... eyes

Just mowing the lawn this early morning about melted me down. I am facing a 2 week backlog of posts and will read all of them, but cannot reply to all, nor should I.... eyes tongue
so I'll try to cover them here, to reduce the multiple posts from me.

I'm sorry if it seems a little impersonal not replying to each, but......here goes,,, tongue

Welcome to Healing Well to all the new folks, I'm sure by now you've discovered what a treasure and resource it is.
Congratulations to those with zero's, lows and good news of various sorts. Good news is always welcome, isn't it?
Welcome to the other side of healing and recovery for those completing treatments, surgeries, and other procedures.
Thanks to all for your contributions, knowledge sharing and encouragement for those who needed it. You folks are the greatest for support and empathy.

Now I can settle in and try to be a good Moderator for all.....cool
James C.
Moderator- Prostate Cancer

Age 60
4/19/07 PSA 7.6, referred to Urologist, recheck 6.7
7/11/07 Biopsy- 16 core samples, size of gland around 76 cc. Staging pT2c
7/17/07 Path report: 3 of 16 PCa, 5% involved, left lobe , GS 3/3:6.
9/24/07 (open) Retropubic Radical Prostatectomy performed
9/26/07 Post-op Path Report: GS 3+3=6 Staging pT2c, 110gms, margins clear
10/15/07 ED- begin 50mg Viagra and Vacurect pump nightly, Fully continent
1/14/08 Caverject started/stopped, aching. 2/24/08 .5ml Bimix started-success
5/7/08 ED- Viagra, pump, no response- Trimix .075ml continues
Post Surgery PSA's:  3 mts-0, 6 mts.-0

Regular Member

Date Joined Feb 2008
Total Posts : 467
   Posted 6/9/2008 12:41 PM (GMT -6)   

Hope you had a nice vacation.

I am in chat if you feel like visiting some.

Glad to have you back.

Danman Bob, Born 1951
Nerve-sparing, open prostate surgery November 13, 2007
Gleason score 9, PSA 14; Biopsy result - 9 of 12 sticks showed cancer
Post-op pathology stated that cancer was confined to the prostate
Unrelated surgery January 2008 delayed incontinence recovery, which is now showing good signs of improvement (fraction of a pad a day as of late April 2008)
100 MG Viagra 3 times a week beginning December 2007
Osbon Erec-Aid Esteem manual pump for therapy beginning mid-February 2008
30 MG papaverine/1 MG phentolamine bimix injections beginning late April 2008
Five week post-op PSA 0.2, five month post-op PSA 0.1, next test August 2008

Regular Member

Date Joined May 2007
Total Posts : 234
   Posted 6/9/2008 11:49 PM (GMT -6)   

Hi James,

I was wondering where you were. You became our Moderator and then skipped out. Welcome home and back to HW I hope you had a nice road trip and was able to relax a little. Tony & Doting have been doing a wonderful job for all of us here while you were gone. Again I ma glad you are back now we have the whole team.


Warm Wishes


Rick & Diana
Age 68/ 67@ Dx
6-30-06  PSA 2.54
1-22-07  PSA 4.98
1-26-07  PSA 5.09
Diag: 2-14-07 Gleason 8 Stage T1c PSA 5.09
Bone Scan 3-1-07 Clear
3-6-07 Triple Spinal Fusion (due to old back injury)
Radical retropubic surgery 4-2-07  Post surgery Gleason 9 Stage T3a Positive margins
4-29-07 PSA 0.02
6-9-07   PSA 0.02
7-6-07   PSA 0.03
8-1-07   CT Scan & Chest X-Ray   Clean
 9-26-2007 PSA 0.07
11/1/07 PSA 0.1
11/30/07 PSA 0.12
01/31/2008 PSA 0.3
03/01/2008 PSA 0.3
04/28/08 PSA 0.6

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