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Doting Daughter
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 1064
   Posted 6/13/2008 4:08 PM (GMT -6)   
Hope you have a wonderful Father's Day weekend!!! 
Father's 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!


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biker90
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Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 1464
   Posted 6/13/2008 5:45 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks Doting!!!

Beautiful, caring daughters are what makes fatherhood such a wonderful thing...

Jim
Age 73. Diagnosed 11/03/06. PSA 7.05. Stage T2C Gleason 3+3.
RRP 12/7/06. Nerves and nodes okay.
Catheter out on 12/13/06.  Dry on 12/14/06.
Pathological stage: T2C N0 MX. Gleason 3+4.
50 mg Viagra + 1000 mg L-Arginine + .03 cc Trimix = Excellent Results
PSAs from  1/3/07 - 1/17/08 0.00. 
Next PSA test on 7/17/08
"Patience is essential, attitude is everything."


Tony Crispino
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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 8128
   Posted 6/13/2008 6:05 PM (GMT -6)   
As a (step) father of a 21 year old son, I thank you very much. Jeff is my buddy. I Love him very very much.

I am also a son. And I Love my father dearly. I will be golfing with him this weekend.

Tony


mvesr
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Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 823
   Posted 6/13/2008 6:54 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks Doting. I really love my son and grandson and miss my dad

Mika
age at dx 54 now 56
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
 


IdahoSurvivor
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 1015
   Posted 6/13/2008 10:42 PM (GMT -6)   

Hey Doting,

That was my first Happy Father's Day before the weekend!  tongue

Thanks so much!

I will enjoy my two grown kids this weekend!

I hope you have a great weekend as well with family.


Barry ~ (a.k.a. "Idaho") - Prostate Cancer Forum Moderator

 

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

1st PSA  09/11/2007  <0.04 (undetectable)

2nd PSA 12/10/2007  <0.04

3rd PSA  03/17/2008  <0.04

My web site: http://pca-info.blogspot.com


PianoMan
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Date Joined Feb 2007
Total Posts : 365
   Posted 6/14/2008 5:40 PM (GMT -6)   

Thanks Doting Daughter.  What a nice thought.

Tom


D.O.B - 8/9/52

PSA: First ever was 9.8 in late Oct. ‘06, two weeks later, 10.1

DRE: Negative

Biopsy results 11/22/06.  Both lobes involved.  Six out of eight cores positive - from 100 percent to 90, to 60, to 50, two 20s and two zeros.

Gleason 3+3 = 6

Da Vinci Robotic RP surgery, City of Hope, Jan 12, 2007

Post surgery pathology – Organ confined, Gleason still 6, margins clear.  Volume of tumor much less than biopsy suggested.  12 percent overall.

First post-surgery PSA -- Undetectable, 2/20/07

Second post-surgery PSA -- Undetectable, 9/11/07

Third post-surgery PSA -- Undetactable, 2/15/08

Surgery for bilateral inguinal hernia repair, 4/4/08 


anniea
Regular Member


Date Joined May 2007
Total Posts : 234
   Posted 6/14/2008 10:40 PM (GMT -6)   

Thanks Doting, I hope you have a wonderful weekend with your dad. I too wish all the fathers a happy fathers day!!!!

 

Warm Wishes

Diana


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


jetguy
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Date Joined Sep 2006
Total Posts : 741
   Posted 6/15/2008 5:32 PM (GMT -6)   
I miss my dad too, Mika. Sure do love the bride, the kids, and grandkids.

Bill
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.


anglophile
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Date Joined Apr 2008
Total Posts : 82
   Posted 6/15/2008 7:15 PM (GMT -6)   
9 weeks post-op and my daughter and I went for a three-mile hike at 8,200 feet in the Colorado Rockies. First time I've done it cancer free.
Age 59 - diagnosed in Jan. 08 after biopsy
da Vinci Robotic Prostatectomy 4/11/08 - both nerves spared
Catheter removed 4/25/08
Prostate Pathology:
Gleason Grade 6 (3+3)
Apex: neg
Base: positive (tumor present at right and left base)
Peripheral Margins: neg
No extra prostatic extension seen
Tumor corresponds to a AJCC/pTMN stage II
5 wks post-op Continence: 1 pad night, 2 during day
7 wks post-op Continence: 2 pads every 24 hours
First post-op PSA at 7 wks: 0.1


Doting Daughter
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 1064
   Posted 6/15/2008 8:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Good for you!!9 weeks post op?! That is fabulous!!

Father's 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!


Co-Moderator Prostate Cancer Forum

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