I'm a ZEROOOOOO (again!!)

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phillysub
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Date Joined Nov 2007
Total Posts : 64
   Posted 8/30/2008 7:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi folks,
 
Just wanted to drop a line to tell you that I'm still a member of the "ZERO CLUB"!
Had my 2nd PSA post-op appt., and the results were what I wanted to hear!
 
Continence is coming back (no longer wearing pads), and the ED is still being worked on (I'm about half-way there).
 
Phillysub.

Phillysub.

Age: 52
Last PSA before diagnosis: 2.9
Diagnosed: Oct 2007 (age 51)
Gleason: 3+3=6
RALP surgery: Jan 23, 2008 (Dr Costas Lallas @ Thomas Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia)
1st Post-op appt: Feb 1, 2008 (negative margins, cancer contained within the capsule)
1st PSA post-op: May 23, 2008 - <0.1 undetectable
2nd PSA post-op: August 28, 2008 - <0.1 undectectable


VaFan
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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 203
   Posted 8/30/2008 9:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations on being a ZERO!!! We are sooooo happy for you,

Cindy and Kent
Age 51 Kent Cindy 49
January 08 PSA 5.2 round of antibiotics went to 4.3
February 08 another round of antibiotics went to 4.2
March 17,08 had biopsy, 2 days later told cancer was on
one entire side of prostate.
Gleason 3+3
Doctor thinks its best to get the whole prostate with Perineal  Prostatectomy.
Surgery scheduled for this Thursday April 10th. Only took 1 1/2 hours. In recovery 1 hour.  Both nerves were spared.
Home 4-11. Cath out 4-22. Incision looks completly healed on the outside by 4-25.  Incontinence "a thing of the past" as of 5-28
lst PSA 0.04 June 3. YAY!!!
July 08 (3mths post op) Cialis 10 mg every other day. Right now, things are not looking so good in that department. 
Aug 08 PSA 0.04 Yay Again!!


kw
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Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 883
   Posted 8/30/2008 10:23 PM (GMT -6)   
We all love those 000000's
KW
    43 at Dx and Surgery
    PSA 5.7, Biopsy 3 of 12 positive (up to 75%) all on left side of prostate, Gleason 7
    RRP on Oct. 17, 2006 - Nerves on right side saved. All Lab's clear. 
    Cathiter in for 28 days due to complications in healing. Removed Nov. 9, 2006
    First Post op PSA on Dec. 11, 2006  Undetectable 0.00.
    ED workable and usable with Viagra.
    Feb. 20th, 2007 - Feb. 4th, 2008  Cystoscope, Two Collagen injections,Second Opinion Consultation for Incontinance at OU Medical Center, Bio-Feedback training, Chiropractic, Accupuncture  to try to resolve ongoing incontinance (4-6 pads a day)  All PSA's 0.00.
    Feb. 22nd, 2008 - Surgery to install the AMS AdVance Male Sling.
    March 27th, 2008 - Sling not working, Little or no improvement.
    April 18, 2008 - Collagen injection.  Back to using 4-6 full pads a day within a week.
    May 14, 2008 - Another collagen injection to try to Band-Aid the leaking for our June cruise.  Will start making conusultation appiontments for AUS after we return.
    July 14th, 2008 - AUS consultation with Dr. Morey at UT Southwestern (Dallas).
    July 30, PSA 0.00.
    Aug. 22nd, 2008 - AUS Surgery by Dr. Morey
    Oct. 6th, 2008 - AUS Activation by Dr. Morey
     


IdahoSurvivor
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 1015
   Posted 8/31/2008 10:30 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi phillysub!

So nice to hear that you are continuing member of the "zeros club."

May it ever be so! tongue

All the very best to you and to yours!

Kind regards,

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

4th PSA  06/17/2008  <0.04

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


nemo57
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Date Joined May 2008
Total Posts : 43
   Posted 8/31/2008 4:07 PM (GMT -6)   
WTG
New Jersey
Age 51
Psa 0.9
Biospy 1 core positive
Gleason 3+3-6
Surgery date Aug.11, 2008 at Monmouth Medicial Center
Robotic Surgery By Dr. Lanteri And Dr. Esposito
Both nerve bundles saved. Margins clear.
Gleason score stayed at 3+3-6. Cancer contained to prostate.
1-2 pads a day. No problems at night.
ED 25mg viagra at night. Usable erections 1 day after catheter was removed.


beachbum50
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Date Joined Sep 2007
Total Posts : 293
   Posted 9/1/2008 10:32 AM (GMT -6)   
:-) Fantastic batting average, hope you always will be a ZERO!

Beachbum
Beachbum
 
PSA 10 June 2007
Biopsy July 2, 15 of 16 samples positive
T2C
3+3=6
prostate weighed 40 grams
Di Vinci 10/09/07, four hours on table, 3 in recovery
Total time in Hospital: 29 hours
Record for Dr. Lance, 70% of prostate had cancer, but NO spread, clean margins,Clean nodes,
First PSA at 5 weeks, UNDETECTABLE!
Catheter out at seven days, dry from hour one!
Second PSA 19 weeks post op, UNDETECTABLE 2/11/2008
Third PSA 5/12/08, six months post op, UNDETECTABLE
Fourth PSA 8/21/08, nine months post op, UNDETECTABLE
The Lord has truly Blessed me.


Swimom
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Date Joined Apr 2006
Total Posts : 1732
   Posted 9/1/2008 10:58 AM (GMT -6)   
Good news indeed. The zero's are there as will be the rest. Took about a year for Paul and after more than 3 years, he's still improving a little. ED sure takes its time but you'll get there. LArginine and L or V are still staples but we don't care. Whatever it takes, he takes it...LOL

Swim
 

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