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Burlcodad
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   Posted 8/20/2010 9:25 PM (GMT -6)   
still zero   I feel truly blessed as this is 11 months to the day that I
learned that I had prostate cancer  Best wishes to all
 
Ray
Diagnosed 9/09 at age 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 Presbyterian - Dr David Lee. Home 1/14/10 Nerves spared on both sides -Catheter removed 1/19/10
Post OP Pathology Report Gleason score upgraded to 7 (3+4)
no capsular involvement, seminal vesicles clear, lymph nodes clear, negative margins, gland involvement 2-10%
POST OP PSA 4/10,8/10 <0.1,
Incontinence - Initial 6 pads a day, 3 Weeks - 3 pads a day relatively dry at night , 3 Months mostly dry 0-1 pad per day,6months 99% dry
ED - yes but seeing some improvements - levitra 10 mg 2x week ,Viagra 3 months 100 mg almost daily , 6 months two times week

IdahoSurvivor
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   Posted 8/20/2010 10:25 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Ray,

Congratulations on your latest results!

May you always be a member of the zero club.

Kind regards,

Barry
Surgery: Da Vinci; July 31, 2007; 54 on surgery day;
Pathology: PSA: 4.3; Gleason: 3+3=6; T2a; Confined to Prostate;
Post RP PSAs: 09/'07 <0.04; 12/'07 <0.04; 03/'08 <0.04;
06/'08 <0.04; 12/'08 <0.04; 06/'09 =0.06; 09/'09 <0.04; 12/'09 =0.05;
3/'10 <0.04; Latest PSA 6/'10 <0.01

Radical
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   Posted 8/21/2010 12:48 AM (GMT -6)   
Congrats Ray, keep em coming.............Kev
Age 52yrs
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 18mths no change remains 0.03
"Everyday in Every Way, I get better"

Steve n Dallas
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   Posted 8/21/2010 3:43 AM (GMT -6)   
Great News.
Age 55 - 5'11" 215lbs
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
05/18/10 - 24 Month PSA -> less then .01
Surgeon - Keith A. Waguespack, M.D.
Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional..

Sonny3
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   Posted 8/21/2010 4:04 AM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations Ray, keep them zeroes coming.

Sonny
60 years old when diagnosed
PSA 11/07 3.0
PSA 5/09 6.4
da Vinci 9/17/09
Post Surgery Pathology: GS 4+3=7
Stage: T3a
Tumor Volume 12.5%
positive margin, extra-prostatic extension
30 day PSA 0.4, 50 day psa 0.53, 64 day psa 0.6
IMRT completed 1/15/10 35 treatments- 70Gy

2/24/10 FIRST POST RAD PSA 1.0---CARRRP --waiting for the next test.
3/22/10 Second Post RAD PSA 1.5 Dammmmnnn stubborn son of a gun
4/19/10 YAHOO PSA dropped to 1.2 Moving in the right direction.
5/7/10 PSA test 1.3 Sodium Fluoride PET Scan & CT SCAN -performed
5/20/10 PSA test 1.2 Holding off on future tests for 3 months- single lytic lesion found and scheduling radiation.
7/22/10 PSA test 1.3 - Begin radiation for MET on leg
8/9/10 - Met radiation completed

tatt2man
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   Posted 8/21/2010 4:10 AM (GMT -6)   
congrats Ray - here's to a lifetime of zero's !!!

BRONSON
Age: 54 -gay with spouse, Steve - live in Peteborough, Ontario, Canada
PSA: 10/06/2009 - 3.86
Biopsy: 10/16/2009- 6 of 12 cancerous samples, Gleason 7 (4+3)
Radical Prostatectomy: 11/18/2009
Pathology: pT3a- gleason 7 -extraprostatic extension -perineural invasion -prostate weight -34.1 gm
Post Surgery-PSA: April 8, 2010 - 0.05 -I am in the ZERO CLUB - hooorah!
Next PSA: October 8, 2010 -TBA

keysailfisher
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Total Posts : 346
   Posted 8/21/2010 5:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Way to go Ray keep getting those zero's.
 
Neal
age 45 at diagnosis Biopsy results 12/9
psa 3.09
Davinci Feb. 5th 2010/ cath removal 2/16

Gleason-3+4=7
Stage-T2c NO Mx
PSA 3/29/10 <0.01
PSA 6/23/10 <0.01

Sleepless09
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   Posted 8/21/2010 5:32 PM (GMT -6)   
Bravo Ray. Here's to six years, and then sixty which puts you nicely through 110 --- after that, you're on your own!

Sheldon AKA Sleepless
Age 67 in Apil '09 at news of 4 of 12 cores positive T2B and Gleason 3 + 3 and 5% to 25% PSA 1.5
Re-read of slides in June said Gleason 3 + 4 same four cores 5% to 15%
June 29 daVinci prostatectomy, Dr. Eric Estey, at Royal Alexandra Hospital Edmonton one night stay
From "knock out" to wake up in recovery less than two hours.  Actual surgery 70 minutes
Flew home to Winnipeg on July 3 after 5 nights in Ramada Inn  ---  perfect recovery spot!
Catheter out July 9
Final pathology is 3 + 4 Gleason 7, clear margins, clear nodes, T2C, sugeron says report is "excellent"
 
Oct 1st 09 -- dry at night, during day some stress issues.
Oct 31st padless 24/7 
 
First post op PSA Sept 09  less than 0.02
PSA on Oct 23, 2009 less than 0.02
PSA on Jan 8, 2010  less than 0.02
PSA on April 9, 2010 less than 0.02 
PSA on July 9, 2010 (one year) less than 0.02
  

Purgatory
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   Posted 8/21/2010 5:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Way to go, Ray, just keep those zeros acoming along like that!
Age: 58, 56 dx, PSA: 7/07 5.8, 10/08 16.3
3rd Biopsy: 9/08 7 of 7 Positive, 40-90%, Gleason 4+3
open RP: 11/08, on catheters for 101 days
Path Rpt: Gleason 3+4, pT2c, 42g, 20% cancer, 1 pos marg
Incont & ED: None
Post Surgery PSA: 2/09 .05,5/09 .1, 6/09 .11. 8/09 .16
Post SRT PSA: 1/10 .12, 4/8 .04, 8/6 .06 11/10 ?
Latest: 6 Corr Surgeries to Bladder Neck, SP Catheter since 10/1/9, SRT 39 Sess/72 gy ended 11/09, on Catheter #21, will be having Ileal Conduit Surgery in Sept.

livinadream
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   Posted 8/22/2010 3:41 PM (GMT -6)   
that is the best news I have heard today. Glad you are staying in the zero club.

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
I was on Lupron, Casodex, and Avodart for two years with my last shot March 2009. I am currently (7-22-2010) not on any medication.
My Oncology hospital is The Cancer Treatment Center of America in Zion IL
PSA July of 2007 was 16.4
PSA May of 2008 was.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
PSA April 16th of 2010 is .16
PSA July 22nd of 2010 is .71
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%

eyetat
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Date Joined Aug 2010
Total Posts : 5
   Posted 8/22/2010 9:21 PM (GMT -6)   
This is a great site with alot of good info.Just starting my journey. Thanks for sharing.
PSA
11/09-3
12/09-3.5
7/10-4.75
8/10-4.6
Gleason score 6
lt lobe 2of5 C
rt lobe 4of5 C

goodlife
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Total Posts : 2691
   Posted 8/22/2010 9:30 PM (GMT -6)   
Oh what a relief it is ! Congrats !
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
1 year psa (364 days) .01
15 month PSA <.01

Burlcodad
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Date Joined Nov 2009
Total Posts : 254
   Posted 8/23/2010 9:01 AM (GMT -6)   
Thank you everyone.  I wosh you all the best as well
 
Ray
Diagnosed 9/09 at age 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 Presbyterian - Dr David Lee. Home 1/14/10 Nerves spared on both sides -Catheter removed 1/19/10
Post OP Pathology Report Gleason score upgraded to 7 (3+4)
no capsular involvement, seminal vesicles clear, lymph nodes clear, negative margins, gland involvement 2-10%
POST OP PSA 4/10,8/10 <0.1,
Incontinence - Initial 6 pads a day, 3 Weeks - 3 pads a day relatively dry at night , 3 Months mostly dry 0-1 pad per day,6months 99% dry
ED - yes but seeing some improvements - levitra 10 mg 2x week ,Viagra 3 months 100 mg almost daily , 6 months two times week
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