Last week's PSA test

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mvesr
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   Posted 12/10/2008 5:53 PM (GMT -7)   
Got my results today and after a year and a half it is still less that zero.  What a relief.
 
Take care everyone
 
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
Tossed the pads this spring
ED still a problem
first year PSA less than zero
 


biker90
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   Posted 12/10/2008 6:17 PM (GMT -7)   

Good for you Mika, glad to see you're still in the Zero Club  :-)

Jim

 

mvesr
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   Posted 12/10/2008 6:36 PM (GMT -7)   
Thanks Jim. Hope you got my email this evening.

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
Tossed the pads this spring
ED still a problem
Got a shot last week and it was great
A year an a half of zero's
 


dsmc
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Date Joined Jul 2008
Total Posts : 149
   Posted 12/11/2008 5:34 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Mika, Congrats on the 0's. Don't give up on the ED, I was around 2 years before things perked up. Hang in there.

David
Age 53
Pre-op PSA 4.3
Surgery Feb. 17 2005
Post-op Path : Gleason 3+3=6
Right pelvic lymph nodes: negative for metastatic carcinoma
Left pelvic lymph nodes: negative for metastatic carcinoma
extent: right lobe 40% left lobe 10%
capsular penetration: Absent
Seminal vesicles and vasa differentia: Uninvolved
Prostate: 26 grams
Post-op PSA's <0.04 for 3 years
Feb. 08: 0.07, March 08: 0.08, June 08: 0.09 and Sept. 08: 0.1
IGRT scheduled.....November 17th....


SHU93
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Date Joined Aug 2008
Total Posts : 328
   Posted 12/11/2008 6:08 AM (GMT -7)   
Mika,
Great News something I am strving for!!! I go to Doc's tomorrow for my next checkup and test results!!!
Age Dx 37, 7/2008
First PSA : 4.17 5/2008
Second PSA After 2 weeks of antibiotics : 3.9 6/2008
DRE: Negative 5/2008
Biopsy : 6 out 12 Postive all on right side, Gleason 7 (3+4).
Bone Scan/CAT Scan: Clear 7/2008
Cystoscope: Normal 7/2008
Prostate MRI: Normal 7/2008
Da Vinci Surgery 7/2008
PostOp: T2c (On Both sides), margins clear, seminal clear, nodes, clear. Gleason 6(3+3).
First PostOp PSA 9/2008: <0.01
2nd PSA 12/2008: Praying for <0.01
 


myman
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   Posted 12/11/2008 6:37 AM (GMT -7)   
Mika - that's the best news of all. You're a zero! tongue

All the best,
Susan

divo
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Date Joined Jul 2008
Total Posts : 637
   Posted 12/11/2008 8:11 PM (GMT -7)   
Mika, that is really terrific news. I am so happy for you!! Cheers all around!!! Pete has his PSA tomorrow after almost 8 months....We are hoping for the best. D
Husband Pete
dx Jan 2001 age 67 gleason 4 + 3 PSA 16.5
seed implant and conformal radiation Lupron from Jan 2001 to Jan2002
2005 Dec PSA began to rise from .5 to 8 within 6 months
Salvage surgery at MSK 9/06
Fistula operation 2/07 MSK
Many cystoscopies and ER visits with strictures
catheter for one year....Catheter taken out Sept 07..
Total Incontinence since then....
PSA .52 3/07
AUS Operation at MSK Sept 8. Dr. Sandhu
Activated Oct 28th Dr. Sandhu..MSK
Some difficulty with AUS arising Nov 10 2008
Meeting with Dr. Sandhu to discuss AUS problems and new PSA test Dec 11, 2008


James C.
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   Posted 12/11/2008 8:52 PM (GMT -7)   
Good news, indeed.  Congrats....

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.


Tim G
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Date Joined Jul 2006
Total Posts : 2268
   Posted 12/11/2008 8:55 PM (GMT -7)   
Great news, Mika!
 
Tim

livinadream
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Date Joined Apr 2008
Total Posts : 1382
   Posted 12/12/2008 9:24 PM (GMT -7)   
excellent news lets keep those zeros coming. I plan on renewing my membership in the club monday.
peace to you
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
PSA July 24th, 2008 is 0.04
cancer in 4 of 6 cores
92%
80%
37%
28%
 


Swimom
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Date Joined Apr 2006
Total Posts : 1732
   Posted 12/12/2008 9:53 PM (GMT -7)   
Always good to hear such favorable news! Merry Christmas indeed!

swim
 


Purgatory
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Date Joined Oct 2008
Total Posts : 25353
   Posted 12/13/2008 7:17 AM (GMT -7)   
Congrats too on another big zero report, how fortunate you are.

David
Age 56, 56 at DX
 
PSA 2007 5.8
PSA 9-2008 14.9
 
3rd Biopsy 9-2008 Positive
7 of 7 cores positive, ranging from 40 - 90%
2 tumours noted, Gleason 4+3 and 3+4
 
Open RP surgery completed on Friday, November 14, 2008 at
St. Francis Hospital, Greenville, SC, Dr. Ronald Smith - Surgeon,
Non-nerving sparing, 4 days in hospital, staples removed 11/24/8
 
Post-surgery Pathlogy Report:
Gleason 3+4=7, pT2c pN0 pMx, Prostate 42 grams, tumor 20% cancer
Contained in capsular, neg. margins apex, bladder neck, right lobe, neg. in seminal vessels and lymph nodes. Left lobe: infiltrating tumor miscroscopically appears to extend to marked left posterior margin


mvesr
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Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 823
   Posted 12/13/2008 8:07 AM (GMT -7)   
Thanks everyone. I wish the best for everyone here.

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
Tossed the pads this spring
ED still a problem
Got a shot last week and it was great
A year an a half of zero's
 

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