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coxjajb
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Date Joined Nov 2008
Total Posts : 184
   Posted 2/12/2010 4:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Wooo Hoooo! Still Zero at 18 months post op. turn

Everything is going great. No drips or ED. I haven't taken Levitra for six months. blush
I feel like I'm 100% pre op status.
Age 51
Pre - Op PSA, 4.3
Gleason 3+4=7
Stage T1C
da Vinci Prostatectomy 8/1/08
No issues with incontinence since day 1 after catheter removal
Mild ED for about 10 months. Levitra worked well for me. No ED at one year.
PSA 0.00 at one year post


BillyMac
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Date Joined Feb 2008
Total Posts : 1858
   Posted 2/12/2010 4:44 PM (GMT -6)   
Cox,
It is great to read such an all round success story. Congratulations and may your zero and rigidity continue indefinitely. yeah
Bill

Radical
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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 739
   Posted 2/12/2010 4:58 PM (GMT -6)   
What do you mean STILL, zero at 18mnths, do you expect any different !  Of course NOT !
Well done Coxy.........................Kev
Age 51yrs
6 out of 8 cores positive 3 X 60% / 3 X 10%
PSA 4 Gleason Score 3+4=7 Stage T1c
Robotic Surgery 24/12/08
Upgrade Gleason Score 4+3=7 Gleason Differential 60%/40%
Stage T2c Three small foci total volume <10%
Neg Margins and Nodes
Nil - Extraprostatic Extentions
Dry less than 1 week. ED- okay with Meds.
PSA at 12mths no change remains 0.03
"Everyday in Everyway I get better"


reachout
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Date Joined May 2009
Total Posts : 739
   Posted 2/12/2010 5:31 PM (GMT -6)   
Great! And no ED? Wow, that gives me hope!
Age 64 yrs
DX 5/2009
8 out of 12 cores positive
PSA 5.6
Gleason Score 3+4=7
Stage T2a
Da Vinci Surgery 08/07/2009
Upgrade Gleanson Score 4+3=7
Stage pT2c
Neg Margins and Nodes
Extracapsular extension noted but neg Extraprostatic Extention (??)
Dry immediately
Daily Cialis 5mg slow recovery
First PSA 11/3/09 <0.1
Second PSA 2/9/10 0.01


defender3
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Date Joined Nov 2009
Total Posts : 98
   Posted 2/12/2010 5:38 PM (GMT -6)   
Great news, and with no drips and no ED too!

Purgatory
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Date Joined Oct 2008
Total Posts : 25394
   Posted 2/12/2010 5:55 PM (GMT -6)   
cox,

that is excellent news to read here this evening. great report.

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, 1/19 - Corr Surgery #4,  Caths #11 and #12 in at the same time, 2/8-Cath #11 out - 21 days


James C.
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 4463
   Posted 2/12/2010 6:53 PM (GMT -6)   
Good deal, great news. Wishing you a lifetime of them. smilewinkgrin
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
32 mts: PSA's: .04 each test since surgery, ED Continues-Bimix .3ml PRN or Trimix .15ml PRN


coxjajb
Regular Member


Date Joined Nov 2008
Total Posts : 184
   Posted 2/12/2010 7:39 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks guys for the support and well wishes. To brother Reachout .... you have good reason to keep up hope on the ED front. I was about 80-85% at one year. I expected that is where I would end up. However, I saw even more improvement the next six months. Best wishes to all of my PC brothers.
Age 51 @ DX
Pre - Op PSA, 4.3
Gleason 3+4=7
Stage T1C
da Vinci Prostatectomy 8/1/08
No issues with incontinence since day 1 after catheter removal
Mild ED for about 10 months. Levitra worked well for me. No ED at one year.
PSA 0.00 at 18 month post op


Cajun Jeff
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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 4123
   Posted 2/12/2010 7:46 PM (GMT -6)   
Cox: I think you win the award for the day. For that you buy the round for today and tomorrow all the way to Mardi Gras.

Congrats....Keep the zeros comming.


Jeff T
Cajun Country
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)


gold horse
Regular Member


Date Joined Nov 2009
Total Posts : 360
   Posted 2/12/2010 11:23 PM (GMT -6)   
turn let keep bringing those zeros,greattongue
DIAGN=46 YEARS
GLEASON=3+3
FATHER HAD PC,THEN I THEN MY BROTHER STILL HAS TWO BROTHER PC FREE.
MARRIED,TWO CHILDREN.AGE 13 AND 8.
LAPROSCOPY SURGERY 6/2005
PATOLOGY REPORT.
GLEASON=3+3
TUMOR VOLUME=5%
LYMPHOVASCULAR INVASION=NEG
PERINEURAL INVASION=POSI
TUMOR MULTICENTRICITY=NEG
EXTRAPROSTATIC INVASION=NEG
SEMINAL VESICLES BOTH=CLEAN
MARGIN ALL=NEG
PT2ANXMX
DEVELOP SCART TISSUE AND NEEDED A SECOND SURGERY BECAUSE COULD NOT URINATE,
PSA 6/05=0.04,0.04,0.04,6/06,0.04,0.04,0.04,6/07,0.04,0.04,0.04,6/08,0.04,0.04,1/09
0.04,10/09,0.04
 


livinadream
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Date Joined Apr 2008
Total Posts : 1382
   Posted 2/13/2010 8:12 AM (GMT -6)   
I will be sending you a renewal package for the club. The dues had a slight increase due to inflation. GREAT NEWS my friend and I hope you hang around for years to come

peace to you
dale
My PSA at diagnosis was 16.3
age 47 (current)

http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/dalechildress

My gleason score from prostate was 4+5=9 and from the lymph nodes (3 positive) was 4+4=8
I had 44 IMRT's
Casodex
Currently on Lupron
I go to The Cancer Treatment Center of America
Married with two kids
latest PSA 5-27-08 0.11

PSA July 24th, 2008 is 0.04
PSA Dec 16th, 2008 is .016
PSA Mar 30th, 2009 is .02
PSA July 28th 2009 is .01
PSA OCt 15th 2009 is .11
PSA Jan 15th 2010 is .13

Testosterone keeps rising, the current number is 156, up from 57 in May

T level dropped to 37 Mar 30th, 2009
cancer in 4 of 6 cores
92%
80%
37%
28%

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