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6071
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   Posted 11/13/2008 9:24 AM (GMT -6)   
Stage pt2c
Post op staging Gleason's Score 3+4=7
up to the apical margin is focally positive
no extraprostatic extension
Seminal vesicles and lymph nodes clear
the vas and the bladder base clear
Catheter out on the 13/11/2008



Age 61 at DX
PSA 2/2007 5.71
PSA 4/2008 7.23
Biopsy 5/2007 Negative
Biopsy 7/2008 Positive 1 of 12 cores positive 3+4 5% To 10%
Open Radical Prostatectomy 15/10/2008
Stage pt2c
Post op staging Gleason's Score 3+4=7
up to the apical margin is focally positive
no extraprostatic extension
Seminal vesicles and lymph nodes clear
the vas and the bladder base clear
Catheter out on the 13/112008
 
 


Post Edited (6071) : 11/14/2008 5:00:14 PM (GMT-7)


James C.
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 4462
   Posted 11/14/2008 11:47 AM (GMT -6)   
That's a pretty good report, no extensions, no lymph node involvement, and that apical margin is about routine for terminology. all in all, a good report...When the catheter is out, your recovery begins... turn
James C.
Co-Moderator- Prostate Cancer Forum
Age 61
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
Present- 1 year: ED- Viagra, pump continues, no response- Trimix .10ml x 2 weekly continues
Post Surgery PSA's: 3 mts-.04, 6 mts.-.04, 9 mts.-.04, 1 Year-.02.


Doting Daughter
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 1064
   Posted 11/14/2008 6:36 PM (GMT -6)   
Best wishes for a speedy recovery and a lifetime of undetectable PSAs!!!
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
July 2, 08 PSA <.02
Oct. 10, 08 PSA <.02
Praying for a cured dad.

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