6 month PSA report

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durantlion
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Date Joined Jun 2008
Total Posts : 12
   Posted 5/1/2009 6:56 PM (GMT -7)   
Sure nice to see other guys with their 6 month report today. Got mine yesterday and it was a ZERO.  I hope and pray every night for everyone to have ZERO's.  
 
 
Born Aug. 14, 1940; dx 6-3-08
Oct. '05 PSA 3.7; Free PSA 14.3
1st Bio July '06 - negative; PSA 5; DRE Negative
2nd Bio Mar '07 - negative; PSA 6.68; DRE Negative
Feb. '08 PSA 7
Mar. '08 PSA 10.8;  Free PSA 24.1
April '08 PSA 8.2; Free PSA 14.6
3rd Bio June 3'08, one core of 10 (LMid 20% cancer)other 9 cores negative
Stage T1c, Gleason 3+3=6; DRE Negative
Scheduled surgery, da Vinci, Aug. 7, '08. Canceled due to failed pre-opt stress test. Had cardiac stent put in August 1. da Vinci surgery Oct. 31, '08.  Cath. out Nov. 11.  Nerves sparred. No incontinance at night and only 1 pad per day, more for precaution for first 4 months.  
ED...still! 
1st Quarter PSA report on Jan. 11, 2009 was ZERO
2nd Quarter PSA report on April 30, 2009 was ZERO


Cajun Jeff
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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 4044
   Posted 5/1/2009 6:59 PM (GMT -7)   
durantlion.. Don't we all pray for the zeros for ourself as well as all others. We are very near the same in the healing process. Congrats on the zeor.
Jeff T Age 57
9/08 PSA 5.4, referred to Urologist
9/08 Biopsy: GS 3/4=7
10/08 Nerve sparing open RRP- Path Report: GS 3+3=7 Stg. pT2c, margins clear
3 mts: PSA .05 undetectable
 ED- 5 mg Cialis daily, pump daily,


rob2
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Date Joined Apr 2008
Total Posts : 1131
   Posted 5/1/2009 7:24 PM (GMT -7)   
congrats on the zero. I know how it makes you feel.
 
Age 49
occupation accountant
PSA increased from 2.6 to 3.5 in one year
biopsy march 2008 - cancer present gleason 7
Robotic Surgery May 9, 2008 - houston, tx
Pathology report -gleason 8, clear margins
12 month  PSA <.04 (low as the machine will go)
continent at 10 weeks (no pads!)
ED is still an issue but getting better


Purgatory
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Date Joined Oct 2008
Total Posts : 25354
   Posted 5/1/2009 7:30 PM (GMT -7)   
Great news on your latest zero, keep em coming. I go in for mine this coming week.
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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