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maldugs
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Date Joined Jun 2007
Total Posts : 789
   Posted 10/31/2008 7:50 AM (GMT -6)   
Well the latest PSA is 0.4 which I suppose is pretty good, but somewhere in my body there are a few cells sending the psa, seeing my uro on next Wed, I feel pretty good as we have been on holiday for last 3 weeks, all the best to all on this forum which has been, and will continue to be, a pillar of strength for me and all who come here.
 
Regards Mal.
age 67 PSA 5.8 DRE slightly firm Rt
Biopsy 2nd July 07 5 out of 12 positive
Gleason 3+4=7  right side tumour adenocarcinoma stage T2a
RP on 30th July,
Post op Pathology, tumour stage T3a 4+3=7, microcsopic evidence of capsular penetration, seminal vessels, bladder neck, free of tumour, lymph nodes clear, no evidence of metastatic malignancy, tumour does not extend to the apical margins.
 
Post op PSA 0.5 26th Sept.
PSA 23rd Oct.0.5 seeing Radiation Onocologist 31st Oct.
Started radiation treatment on 5th Dec, to continue until 24 Jan. 08.
Finished treatment, next PSA on 30th April.
PSA 30th April 0.4
PSA 30th July 0.5
PSA 27th Oct 0.4 now 68


biker90
Veteran Member


Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 1464
   Posted 10/31/2008 8:36 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey Mal,

Hang in there and keep swinging buddy. Your great attitude has carried you this far and will overcome the next hurdle too...

Jim
Age 74. 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 - 7/17/08 0.00. 
Next PSA test on 1/28/09
Lung cancer dxed on 5/16/08.  Surgery on 6/25/08  T1N1M0 - Stage IIA  Started chemo in September 08
"Patience is essential, attitude is everything."


Tony Crispino
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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 8128
   Posted 11/2/2008 3:38 AM (GMT -6)   
Malcolm, my friend!
This PSA drop is indeed good news. Happy Birthday! I believe you will keep this well under control and have many great days with the lawn bowls ahead. I'd be so happy to join you if it weren't for that silly water between us. Stay well, and stay tuned with us. We are very happy to have you around!

Tony
Age 46 (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, Extra Prostatic Extension (EPE)
Bilateral seminal vesicle invasion (SVI); Stage pT3b, N0, Mx
HT began in May, '07 with Lupron and Casodex 50mg (2 Year ADT)
IMRT radiation for 38 Treatments ending August 3, '07
Current PSA (September 17 '08): <0.1 ~ Undetectable!
 
You can visit my Journey at:
 
STAY POSITIVE!
 
 


Lungman
Regular Member


Date Joined Jan 2008
Total Posts : 276
   Posted 11/3/2008 5:41 PM (GMT -6)   
PSA's just like we like 'em, dropping.
46 you when diagnosed, now 47
Pre-Op PSA 9.9
1 of 12 cores positive, Gleason 3+3
DaVinci on 9/5/2007
Post-Op Gleason 3+6, Negative Nodes and Margins
Less than 1% of prostate involved with CA
3 Month PSA 0.01, 6 Month PSA 0.01, 9 Month PSA 0.01
One Year PSA 0.01
Incontinence resolved 9/15/2007, one day after cath removal
ED showing significant improvement.
Cialis 5 mg every night.
Success with BiMix

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