Lupron Shot and PSA test

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livinadream
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Date Joined Apr 2008
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   Posted 7/22/2008 7:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Well Thursday morning at 8:30 I get the old Lupron shot, yippee, and I get my PSA test. Thank goodness I get the results the same day and do not have to worry about it. I will post to everyone what the results are. I want to join the ranks of zeros.
 
peace and love
Dale
My PSA at diagnosis was 16.3
age 46 (current)
My gleason score from prostate was 4+5=9 and from the lymph nodes was 4+4=8
I had 44 IMRT's
Casodex
Currently on Lupron
I go to The Cancer Treatment Center of America
Married with two kids
latest PSA 5-27-08 0.11
cancer in 4 of 6 cores
92%
80%
37%
28%
 


DanielleS
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Date Joined Jul 2007
Total Posts : 57
   Posted 7/23/2008 9:12 AM (GMT -6)   
Dale, we'll be waiting right along with you and hoping for that zero - thanks for keeping us updated.

myman
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Date Joined Feb 2007
Total Posts : 1219
   Posted 7/23/2008 9:52 AM (GMT -6)   
Sure looks like you're headed that way - Best wishes for the undetectable!

dutchy
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Date Joined Jun 2007
Total Posts : 75
   Posted 7/23/2008 11:35 AM (GMT -6)   
I'll keep my fingers crossed! Dutchy
Dutchy's husband
Diagnosis: 7/6: PSA 1,946, multiple bone metastases in thoracic, lumbar spine, pelvis, bilateral ribs and proximal left tibia, 2 weeks Casodex (50 mg)

Treatment: 3 monthly Lupron injection (22.5 mg) + Zometa (4 mg IV). Added daily Casodex (50 mg) in September 2007.

25/06: PSA 407
20/08: PSA 3,7
29/09: PSA 0.7
14/10: PSA 0.17
18/12: PSA < 0.003
15/03: PSA <0.003
15/05: PSA <0.003

May 2008: diagnosed with advanced colon cancer


livinadream
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Date Joined Apr 2008
Total Posts : 1382
   Posted 7/23/2008 4:50 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks gang I will post tomorrow afternoon the result. Funny how waiting for results can produce its on level of anxiety. You guys are the best.

peace and love
Dale
My PSA at diagnosis was 16.3
age 46 (current)
My gleason score from prostate was 4+5=9 and from the lymph nodes was 4+4=8
I had 44 IMRT's
Casodex
Currently on Lupron
I go to The Cancer Treatment Center of America
Married with two kids
latest PSA 5-27-08 0.11
cancer in 4 of 6 cores
92%
80%
37%
28%
 


BillyMac
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Date Joined Feb 2008
Total Posts : 1858
   Posted 7/23/2008 6:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Fingers, toes and everything else crossable being crossed for you and the expectation of good news. Good luck with the results.
Bill
1/05 PSA----2.9 3/06-----3.2 3/07-------4.1 5/07------3.9 All negative DREs
Aged 59 when diagnosed
Biopsy 6/07----4 of 10 cores positive for Adenocarcinoma-------bummer!
Core 1 <5%, core 2----50%, core 3----60%, core 4----50%
Biopsy Pathologist's comment:
Gleason 4+3=7 (80% grade 4) Stage T2c
Neither extracapsular nor perineural invasion is identified
CT scan and Bone scan show no evidence of metastases
Da Vinci RP Aug 10th 2007
Post-op pathology:
Positive for perineural invasion and 1 small focal extension
Negative at surgical margins, negative node and negative vesicle involvement
Some 4+4=8 identified ........upgraded to Gleason 8
PSA Oct 07 <0.1 undetectable
PSA Jan 08 <0.1 undetectable
PSA April 08 <0.1 undetectable

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