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BillyMac
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   Posted 12/24/2009 5:35 PM (GMT -6)   
I wish all the great fellas on Healingwell and their beloved families a very merry Christmas (may Santa deliver you all your heart's desires) and here's to the new year be one of good health and prosperity.
All the best,
Bill

Tony Crispino
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   Posted 12/24/2009 5:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you, Bill,
And all the same back to you, my friend!

Tony
Prostate Cancer Forum Co-Moderator


mikey1955
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   Posted 12/24/2009 6:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you Billy, and may you have a great New Year, too!

-Nov/Dec 07, March 08 and Dec 08: Severe perineum pain . Septra/Bactrim for 8 months for diagnosed prostatitis.
-PSA start of 2008: 5.3..... PSA June of 2008: 7.3
-14 DRE all benign or nothing felt
-TRUS Biopsy Nov 08: 5 of 8 cores positive GS 3+3 or 6. 30-65%. Perineural invasion.
-General Health: pretty good, 5' 10", 180 lbs, slim.
-Open RP surgery: May 09 both nerve bundles spared. Bilateral lymph node dissection performed. Discharged 48 hours after surgery.
-Post Surgery Pathology: pT3a N0 MX, extraprostatic extension (EPE), stage III prostate cancer, lymph nodes clear, seminal vesicles clear, Gleason upraded to 3+4 GS 7. EPE within surgical margins. Other than prostate and EPE, all tissue removed negative for cancer involvement.
-Bladder control within 48 hours of catheter removal
-ED ongoing but improving significantly with Trimix at 7 months post-op. Oral ED meds didn't do much.


Purgatory
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   Posted 12/24/2009 6:56 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you Billy, you been a great friend all year, my very best to you in every way.

David in SC
Age: 57, 56 dx, PSA: 7/07 5.8, 7/08 12.3, 9/08 14.5, 10/08 16.3
3rd Biopsy: 9/08 - 7/7 Positive, 40-90% Cancer, Gleason 4+3
Open RP: 11/08, Rht nerves saved, 4 days in hospt, on catheters for 63 days, 5th one out 1/09
Path Rpt: Gleason 3+4, pT2c, 42g, 20% cancer, 1 pos margin
Incontinence:  1 Month     ED:  Non issue at any point post surgery
Post Surgery  PSA: 2/09 .05,5/09 .1, 6/09 .11. 8/09 .16
Post SRT PSA:
Latest: 7/9 met 2 rad. oncl, 7/9 cath #6 - blockage, 8/9 2nd corr surgery, 8/9 cath #7 out 38 days, 9/9 - met 3rd rad. oncl., mapped  9/9, 10/1 - 3rd corr. surgery - SP cath/hard dialation, 10/5 - 11/27 IMRT SRT 39 sess/72 gys ,cath #8 33 days, Cath #9 35 days, 12/7 - Cath #10 in place


Tony Crispino
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   Posted 12/24/2009 11:49 PM (GMT -6)   
Terry Herbert told me today that it was 104 down by Melbourne! Yikes! I hope you're cool!

Tony
Prostate Cancer Forum Co-Moderator


Cajun Jeff
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   Posted 12/25/2009 3:32 AM (GMT -6)   
Billy, Thanks for the good wishes and Merry Christmas to you also.

Jeff T
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

10th month PSA <0.01
1year psa <0.01
ED- 5 mg Cialis daily, pump daily, going to try MUSE next. Next step injections.


creed_three
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   Posted 12/27/2009 12:19 AM (GMT -6)   
tongue Merry Christmas Billy Boy! turn
Creed_three (Lana) - with husband "CJ" now aged 52 yrs (49 years at diagnosis).
PSA (2002) 2.1. (2006) 3.5.  1 x 5% core of 12 positive at biopsy. Open Radical Prostatectomy with nerve sparing April 2007 Sydney, Australia. Gleeson 3 + 4 = 7. 2 small multifocal lesions. Contained. Undetectable <.1 PSA since: June 2007-0.01, Oct 2007-0.02, April 2008-0.02: Oct 2008-0.03, Nov, 2008-0.02, April 2009-0.03. Next PSA April 2010.


BillyMac
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   Posted 12/27/2009 4:45 AM (GMT -6)   
Lana, it is a long time since anybody called me that tongue
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