Thanks everyone. I'm looking forward to many more zeros for myself and all club members.
Too much beer may cause a leak, but it will be one that will be worth it.
Routine physical at PCP office, with DRE and PSA Test. PSA 2.5, small growth felt on right side
Urologist performed TRUS biopsy 9/17/09,samples sent to Bostwick Labs
Results received from lab indicated PCa 9/24/09
8 of 12 samples 80% Gleason 3+3+6, 6 of these on the right side
1 of 12 samples 70% Gleason 3+3=6
1 of 12 samples 60% Gleason 3+3=6
2 of 12 samples benign
CT scan and bone scan negative
Consultation at Johns Hopkins with Dr. Alan Partin 10/20/09
Open RRP at Johns Hopkins by Dr. Partin 11/06/09, right nerve bundle removed, left spared
One night in hospital, back to hotel room for three days before flying home
Foley catheter removed 11/16/09
Post-surgery pathology shows PCa was organ-contained, lymph nodes negative, seminal vesicles negative, Gleason score 3+3=6, stage T1b
First post-surgery PSA first week of February 2010. Using one pad during day and one at night as of 1/28/10
No luck with the erectile dysfunction. Taking 50mg Viagara 3 times a week. Doctor prescribed 100mg daily beginning 6 weeks after catheter removal, but I can't put up with the headaches and congestion.
2/5/10 First post-surgery PSA - <0.01