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James C.
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   Posted 3/9/2010 9:52 AM (GMT -6)   
Well, it looks like eggbe sneaked in under the radar and I/we missed giving him a proper welcome. So, welcome eggbe and glad to meet you.

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Date Joined Feb 2010
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   Posted 3/9/2010 10:20 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for the greeting, I'm quite new to the world of PCa as you can see by the stats in my signature so I'm doing a lot of listening to the veterans.
age 59 psa 6.3 Nov 2009
gleason 7 (4+3) Dec 2009
HIFU 1-17-10
PSA 0.2 3-4-10 (before recommended 3 months wait)

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   Posted 3/9/2010 10:36 AM (GMT -6)   
Welcome and go with the flow...(pun intended). Hope your treatment all went well.
Youth is wasted on the Young-(W.C. Fields)

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   Posted 3/9/2010 5:43 PM (GMT -6)   

Welcome Eggbe, and keep us posted.

Arnie in DE


Age 56 (biopsy & surgery)
PSA at Diagnosis-3.9
Biposy 8/19/08--4 of 12 cores positive; 5% involvement, Gleason 6 (3+3)
Surgery 1/26/09-DaVinci Robotic Prostatectomy at Presbyterian Medical Center/HUP-Phila, PA
Dr. David Lee
Pathology Report- Adenocarcinoma, no capsular involvement, seminal vesicles clear, lymph nodes clear, negative margins, Gleason 7 (3+4), Stage T2C, NO MX, Prostate 61.8 grams, gland involvement 2-10%
Catheter removed after 8 days, totally dry at 3 months. ED issues continue, Viagra (via ADC) nightly (100mgs), VED use in earnest at 6 months. "Ball Park Frank" plumping at this point......ED at 10 months continues to improve, albeit slowly. Continued daily use of 100mg Viagra (ADC). Discontinued pump use; manual stimulation to varying states of erections; achieved penetratable erection on a couple of occasions----At 13 months, nocturnal erections are frequent. Still taking 100mg of ADC Viagra nightly. Libido still in the dumper, but working on it with doctors.
3 month PSA--<0.1
6 month PSA--<0.1
10 month PSA--<0.1
13 monthPSA--<0.1

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Date Joined May 2009
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   Posted 3/9/2010 7:15 PM (GMT -6)   
Sounds like inital results are promising. Good luck and welcome.
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

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Date Joined Dec 2009
Total Posts : 346
   Posted 3/9/2010 7:28 PM (GMT -6)   
Welcome eggbe sorry your here just as the rest of us are sorry for being here. Keep us posted on your progress.
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/ cath removal 2/16
Extent of tumor-Bilateral
Extraprostatic Extension-Absent
Seminal Vesicles-Negative for tumor
Surgical Margins-Rt apical margin focally positive
lymphovascular invasion-Suspicious in areas of capsular involvement
Regional lymph nodes-One node negative
Stage-T2c NO Mx

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