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bedamed
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Date Joined Mar 2010
Total Posts : 31
   Posted 6/4/2010 2:01 AM (GMT -6)   
just a quick note to ad thank u al for helping me out on my little journey its a great place to come to get all the info thats about
long weekend here in new zealand its the queens birthday hoilday wekend cant complain a extra day off but sure as hell its a little cold here
psa at 12.g gleason 4+4  bio positive waiting for scan age46


Sephie
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Date Joined Jun 2008
Total Posts : 1804
   Posted 6/4/2010 4:25 AM (GMT -6)   
BD, good to hear from you ... all the way from New Zealand! How are things going?

And, you are welcome...yes, this is a great place. Enjoy your long weekend (we just had one here in the U.S. for Memorial Day).
Husband diagnosed in 2/2008 at age 57 with stage T1c. Robotic surgery performed 3/2008. Stage upgraded to T3a (solitary focus of extraprostatic extension). Perineural tumor infiltration present. Apex margin, bladder neck and SVs negative. Final Gleason 3+4. PSA: 0.0 til July 2009. August 2009 - 0.1, September 0.3, October back to 0.0, December 0.0, March 2010 0.0. Next PSA in 6 months. Thank you God!


Ed C. (Old67)
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Date Joined Jan 2009
Total Posts : 2458
   Posted 6/4/2010 3:15 PM (GMT -6)   
Bedamed,
Welcome to our world that no one wants to be in. Keep us posted on you journey. By the way, where do you live in NZ? That is a beautiful country.
Age: 67 at Dx on 12/30/08
PSA 9/05 1.15; 8/06 1.45; 12/07 2.41; 8/08 3.9; 11/08 3.5 free PSA 11%
2 cores out of 12 were positive Gleason (4+4) and (4+5)
Negative CT scan and bone scan done on 1/16
Robotic surgery performed 2/9/09 Dr Fagin, Austin TX
Pathology report:
Prostate weighed 57 grams size:5.2 x 5.0 x 4.9 cm
Posterior lateral lesions measuring 1.5 x 1.4 x 1.0 cm showing focal capsular penetration over a distance of 3mm in circumference.
Prostatic adenocarciroma accounts for approx. 10-20% of the hemisphere.
Gleason 4+4
both nerve bundles removed,
pT3a Nx Mx, Negative margins
seminal vesicles clean, lymph nodes: not dissected
continent after 5 months
2 months PSA test 4/7/09 result <0.1
5 months PSA test 7/9/09 result <0.1
8 months PSA test 10/9/09 result <0.1
11 months PSA test 1/21/10 result 0.004
14 months PSA test 4/19/10 result 0.005


rhb47
Regular Member


Date Joined Mar 2010
Total Posts : 208
   Posted 6/4/2010 3:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi BD,
 
Been wondering how you are doing-any progress on choosing a pc treatment?  I always wonder how everyone on the site is fairing-Hope you are doing well.
 
Take care,
Renee
Husband diagnosed 3/10
Age 56, PSA 4.7, free 7.6%
Biopsy 5 of 10 cores positve-all right side-25% to 57%
Gleason 6
DaVinci surgery with Dr. Vip Patel scheduled 8/9/10
 

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