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Yankee7
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Date Joined Apr 2009
Total Posts : 1
   Posted 4/25/2009 11:07 PM (GMT -7)   
I was Dx'ed with Prostate Cancer in Jan after two biopsy's. Had Da Vinci surgery Feb 17. My " stats " : 54 yrs old

PSA 12/08 6.6
1st Biopsy " highly suggestive " of cancer 12/08
2nd Biopsy 3+4 5%, 4+4 15%
Post Pathology:
Staging: T2C N0 MX
Gleason 3+4, Tertiary grade 5
Margins Negative
Lymph Nodes negative
High Grade PIN Yes

Mar 20 PSA .04
Continence ok except for minor dripples
ED...not good...total ED and fighting insurance co for Viagra coverage.

I'm on another Prostate Cancer Social network and came across this one and decided to try it out.

Steve n Dallas
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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 4813
   Posted 4/26/2009 4:49 AM (GMT -7)   
Welcome to the site and sorry you have to be here turn
Age 54   - 5'11"   205lbs
Overall Heath Condition - Good
PSA - July 2007 & Jan 2008 -> 1.3
Biopsy - 03/04/08 -> Gleason 6 
 
06/25/08 - Da Vinci robotic laparoscopy
Catheter in for five weeks.
Dry after 3 months.
 
10/03/08 - 1st Quarter PSA -> less then .01
01/16/09 - 2nd Quarter PSA -> less then .01
Surgeon - Keith A. Waguespack, M.D.
 


jacketch
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Date Joined Apr 2009
Total Posts : 179
   Posted 4/26/2009 3:15 PM (GMT -7)   
Welcome from someone else who just joined. Best to you in your recovery.
Age 62, Sex Male
PSA - 3-20-08 2.7; 4-17-08 3.1; 9-18-08 3.6; 1-22-09 3.8
DRE negative
Ultrasound/biopsy 2-12-09, 50cc
4 of 12 samples positive 3+3=6, Right mid-medial <5%, Right mid-lateral 10-20%, Right base medial 10%, Right base lateral 10% adenocarcinoma
RRP scheduled for 5-5-09

Remember, don't drop the bag!!!


CPA
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Date Joined Feb 2008
Total Posts : 655
   Posted 4/26/2009 4:13 PM (GMT -7)   
Welcome Yankee 7.  Sorry you have to be here but glad you found us.  Look forward to hearing from you from time to time. David

Age 55
Diagnosed Dec 2007 during annual routine physical
PSA doubled from previous year from 1.5 to 3.2
12 biopsies - 2 positive with 2 marginal
Gleason 3 + 3 = 6
RRP 4 Feb 08
Both nerves spared
Good pathology - no margins - all encapsulated - Gleason 4 + 3 = 7
Catheter out Feb 13 - wore pad for couple of days - pad free Feb 16
Great wife and family who take very good care of me


Purgatory
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Date Joined Oct 2008
Total Posts : 25353
   Posted 4/26/2009 6:13 PM (GMT -7)   
Hello and welcome Yankee, glad to have you among us. Also glad you are on the recovery side of your surgery.

David in SC
Age 56, 56 at DX, PSA 7/7 5.8, 7/8 12.3,9/8 14.5
3rd Biopsy Sept 08: Positive 7 of 7 cores, 40-90%, Gleason 7, 4+3
Open RP surgery 11/14/8, Right nerves spared, 4 days hospital, staples out 11/24/8, 5th cath out on 1/19/9
Post-surgery Pathlogy Report:Gleason 3+4=7, pT2c, 42 grm, tumor 20%, Contained in capsular, clear margins, clear lymph nodes 
First PSA Post Surgery   2/9 .05, 6 month on 5/9
 
 

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