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Tony Crispino
Veteran Member


Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 8128
   Posted 1/13/2009 4:46 PM (GMT -6)   
To the left, you see my screen name and my status at this site.  I don't think I have ever posted this but here is how that works:
 
New Member ~ Less that 20 posts
Regular Member ~ 20 to 499 posts
Veteran Member ~ 500 to 10,000 posts
Elite Member ~ over 10,000 posts
Admin ~ There's only one, Peter Waite.
 
Forum Moderator ~ Varies in the number of posts, all in this forum are over 500 but under 10,000 so Veteran Members. 
 
Forum Moderator and Elite member member status allows for some editing functions, deletion of spam, access to a forum just like this one for moderators to help each other.  An Elite Member can moderate all forums.  Some moderators are enabled to do the same after a period of time.  As a rule moderators from other forums will act in our forum only when spam is obvious or in multiple forums. 
 
In our forum, James C., Doting Daughter, and myself ~ TC-LasVegas, will communicate with each other about issues and such, to try to arrive at the best results.  Sometimes we can't but we do try to.
 
For New Members, don't just look at the status to find who might best help you.  We have very knowledgable New Members all the time.  From all levels here, we have a great forum, and great contributors.  Let's all help each other and respect our inputs at every level equally.  HealingWell is a site that has received many awards, been featured on television and in the news.  That's pretty cool, huh?
 
Tony

Purgatory
Elite Member


Date Joined Oct 2008
Total Posts : 25393
   Posted 1/13/2009 4:57 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for posting this, in the months I have been here, I have often wondered how all that was determined.

David in SC
Age 56, 56 at DX
PSA 7/7 5.8, 7/8 12.3, 9/8 14.9, 10/8 16.4
3rd Biopsy 9-2008 Positive 7 of 7 cores positive, ranging from 40 - 90%, G 4+3 & 3+4
Open RP surgery  November 14, 2008 at St. Francis Hospital, Greenville, SC, Dr. Ronald Smith - Surgeon, Non-nerve sparing, 4 days in hospital, staples removed 11/24/8, Catheter out on 12/15/8 on day 32.  Day 33, urine stopped flowing, new catheter put in 12/16/08, Catheter out 12/29/08.  After 7 hours, complete stoppage again, emergency room put in Catheter #3 early evening of day 45, still 12/29/08. 1/5/9 - Cath #3 out, dr. did cycloscope, saw potential blockage, put in Catheter #4, 1/9/9 - pre-op, 1/13/9 - corrective operation scheduled at St. Francis
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.
First PSA Post Surgery  Scheduled now for 2/9/9
 
 


Doting Daughter
Veteran Member


Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 1064
   Posted 1/14/2009 11:52 AM (GMT -6)   
Good Stuff Tony! Thanks for posting!
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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