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t-dog
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Date Joined Dec 2009
Total Posts : 154
   Posted 2/4/2010 4:32 PM (GMT -6)   
hey folks. what  a ride so far. i`m not as tough as i thought. 2 extras days in the hospital because of bleeding. just got home, really tired and still kind of loopy but better. doc said surgery went well, care was excellent. will post again soon tim
Dx at 50 in 12/09 Merry Christmas its cancer....
3 of 12 positive, right side only, psa at dx 2.6 free%14
gleason 3+3=6
routine physical, no symptoms
Da Vinci scheduled Feb. 2k10


BillSD
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Date Joined Sep 2008
Total Posts : 143
   Posted 2/4/2010 4:37 PM (GMT -6)   
Welcome home t-dog. The worst part is behind you. Get some rest, and post when you feel better. Glad to have you on this side.

Bill in San Diego

Age 61 (59 @ Dx) PSA 4.4

Biopsy 5/15/08 Gleason (3+3=6)

Bone scan and pelvic CT: clear

HT - 2 mo Casodex, 3 mo Trelstar

RRP Surgery 9/15/08

Post-OP Gleason 3+4=7, Stage pT2c pN0 MX

SV, perineural margin, 18 lymph nodes, bladder neck: all carcinoma free

Perineural invasion & Distal Margin: Carcinoma present

IMRT adjuvant radiation (35 Treatments) Ended 1/27/09

PSA Tests: (10/08) (3/09) (7/09) (1/10): all <0.1


Burlcodad
Regular Member


Date Joined Nov 2009
Total Posts : 254
   Posted 2/4/2010 4:47 PM (GMT -6)   
Glad to hear that you are home
 
Ray
diag 9/09
 
age at diag 54
 
PSA 6/09 1.3
 
stage 2b (biopsy done because of firmness felt on right side)
 
3 positive cores out of 12 (all less than 25%)
 
Gleason 6
 
Surgery  1/13/10 at UP- Penn Presby with Dr David Lee. Home 1/14/10 Nerves spared on both sides -Catheter removed 1/19/10  Path report scheduled for 2/11/10
 
 


Purgatory
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Date Joined Oct 2008
Total Posts : 25380
   Posted 2/4/2010 4:52 PM (GMT -6)   
tdog, welcome home brother, to the other side, dont worry about the extra hospital time, you obviously needed it. rest, get well, and report back to us when you feel like it.

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: 1/10 .12
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 43 days, 1/10 - Corrective Surgery #4, and Caths #11 and #12 in at the same time


goodlife
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Date Joined May 2009
Total Posts : 2691
   Posted 2/4/2010 5:07 PM (GMT -6)   
So you been in a fight with the robot ? Well, he is bigger than you.

Glad you are home, altho a little worse for the wear. Now, drink, walk, take your pain meds, and recuperate. Let someone else worry about things for a while.

Welcome to the other side.
Goodlife
 
Age 58, PSA 4.47 Biopsy - 2/12 cores , Gleason 4 + 5 = 9
Da Vinci, Cleveland Clinic  4/14/09   Nerves spared, but carved up a little.
0/23 lymph nodes involved  pT3a NO MX
Catheter and 2 stints in ureters for 2 weeks .
Neg Margins, bladder neck negative
Living the Good Life, cancer free  6 week PSA  <.03
3 month PSA <.01 (different lab)
5 month PSA <.03 (undetectable)
6 Month PSA <.01
1 pad a day, no progress on ED.  Trimix injection
No pads, 1/1/10,  9 month PSA < .01


James C.
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 4462
   Posted 2/4/2010 5:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Welcome home , now get some rest (how can anyone rest is a hospital?0 and enjoy the weekend as much as you can.
James C. Age 62
Co-Moderator- Prostate Cancer Forum
4/07 PSA 7.6, referred to Urologist, recheck 6.7
7/07 Biopsy: 3 of 16 PCa, 5% involved, left lobe, GS 3/3=6
9/07 Nerve sparing open RRP 110gms.- Path Report: GS 3+3=6 Stg. pT2c, 110gms, margins clear
24 mts: PSA's: .04 each test since surgery, ED Continues-Bimix .3ml PRN or Trimix .15ml PRN


60Michael
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Date Joined Jan 2009
Total Posts : 2222
   Posted 2/4/2010 5:33 PM (GMT -6)   
Home is where the heart is, especially if your in the hospital. But glad your out and on the road to recovery.
Michael
Dx with PCA 12/08 2 out of 12 cores positive 4.5 psa
59 yo when diagnosed
Robotic surgery 5/09 Atlanta, Ga
Catheter out after 10 days
Gleason upgraded to 3+5, volume less than 10%
Margin slightly involved
2 pads per day, 1 depends but getting better,
8/5 1 depend at night only, now none
 started ED tx 7/17, slow go
Post op dx of neuropathy
3 months psa.01, 6 month psa.4, 6 1/2 month psa.5
Starting IMRT on 1/18/10
Great family and friends
Michael


keysailfisher
Regular Member


Date Joined Dec 2009
Total Posts : 346
   Posted 2/4/2010 5:53 PM (GMT -6)   
Glad your home T-dog, update when possible.
 
Neal
age 45
psa 3.09
Biopsy results 12/9
Left side base 3+3=6 21% 2/2 cores positive
Left side mid  3+3=6 100% 2/2 cores positive
Left side apex 3+4=7 88% 2/2 cores positive
Right side - 0/6
CT & Bone scan negative
Davinci Feb. 5th 2010


Cajun Jeff
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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 4106
   Posted 2/4/2010 6:03 PM (GMT -6)   
T-dog; Welcome home and an extra welcome to the other side. Get some rest.

Jeff T
Cajun Country
Go Saints!!!!!!
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.
15 months out injections Caveject (success)


Herophilus
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Date Joined Sep 2009
Total Posts : 663
   Posted 2/4/2010 6:23 PM (GMT -6)   

t-dog,

Good job. Now just let things work for you.

jnm


tatt2man
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Date Joined Jan 2010
Total Posts : 2842
   Posted 2/4/2010 7:51 PM (GMT -6)   
welcome home t-dog - wishing you a good steady recovery - all the best
hugs
BRONSON
.................
Age: 54 - gay - with spouse, Steve - 59
PSA: 04/2007- 1.68 - 08/2009 - 3.46 - 10/2009 - 3.86
Confirmation of Prostate Cancer: October 16, 2009 - 6 of 12 cancerous samples , Gleason 7 (4+3)
Doctor: Dr. Mohamed Elharram -Urologist / Surgeon - Peterborough Regional Health Centre
Radical Prostatectomy Operation: November 18, 2009 , home - November 21, 2009
Post Surgery Biopsy: pT3a- gleason 7 - extraprostatic extension - perineural invasion - prostate weight - 34.1gm -
ED Prescription: Jan 8/2010 - started daily 5mg cialis
location: Peteborough, Ontario, Canada
............


Steve n Dallas
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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 4829
   Posted 2/5/2010 2:36 AM (GMT -6)   
You made it..Great News.
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
05/14/09  - 4th Quarter PSA -> less then .01
11/20/09 - 18 Month PSA -> less then .01
Surgeon - Keith A. Waguespack, M.D.

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