New Member of the Zero Club

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Patches
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Date Joined Jul 2010
Total Posts : 33
   Posted 11/9/2010 5:46 AM (GMT -6)   
Just got my 3 month post-op. psa test results and am pleased to announce that it was zero. Hopefully I will have many more like this and retain my membership.
Age 49 years old with no family history of PCa. but had testicular cancer in 1985.

PSA on 3-8-2010 was a 5.6
PSA re-take on 3-17-2010 was a 4.4
Biopsy collected on 4-17-2010 showed 2 of 12 cores malignant with Gleason scores of 3+3 Stage T1C.
RALP surgery 7-21-2010 at Hopkins.
Pathology report revealed that the cancer was organ confined, all margins negative and a Gleason score of 6.

An38
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Date Joined Mar 2010
Total Posts : 1147
   Posted 11/9/2010 5:51 AM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations Patches!
So happy for you....
Husband's age: 52. Sydney Australia.
Family history: Mat. grandfather died of PC at 72. Mat. uncle died of PC at 60. He has hereditary PC.
PSA: Aug07 - 2.5|Feb08 - 1.7|Oct09 - 3.67 (free PSA 27%)|Feb10 - 4.03 (free PSA 31%) |Jun10 - 2.69. DRE normal.
Biopsy 28Apr10: negative for a diagnosis of PC however 3 focal ASAPs “atypical, suspicious but not diagnostic” for PC. Review of biopsy by experienced pathologist, 1/12 core: 10% 3+3 (left transitional), 1/12 core: ASAP (left apex)
Nerve sparing RP, 20Aug10 with Dr Stricker. Post-op path: 3+4 (ISUP 2005). Neg margins, seminal vesicles, extraprostatic extension. Multifocal, with involvement in the peripheral, apex, fibro-muscular and transitional zones.
Post RP PSA, Sep10 – 0.02

Steve n Dallas
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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 4826
   Posted 11/9/2010 6:08 AM (GMT -6)   
Great news...New guy buys the beer yeah

TinFoilHat
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Date Joined Sep 2010
Total Posts : 51
   Posted 11/9/2010 6:38 AM (GMT -6)   
Steve n Dallas said...
Great news...New guy buys the beer [img]/community/emoticons/yeah.gif[/img]


I guess that's us Patches. I'll gladly pony up. smilewinkgrin

Congrats!
Jeff

Age: 49 (09/61)

PSAs: 12/08 - 1.8, 12/09 - 2.5, 6/10 - 3.9, 8/10 - 5.7

Biopsy 8/10: 14 samples, 5 positive, Gleason: 3 + 3

open RP 9/23/2010

Post Op Path: Organ contained, Gleason 3+3, nerve bundles spared, negative margin.

tatt2man
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Date Joined Jan 2010
Total Posts : 2840
   Posted 11/9/2010 6:54 AM (GMT -6)   
Patches:
Great news !!
Congrats being in the Zero Club (PSA <0.10)
Here's to a lifetime of zero's !!
smithmeek.com/zeroclub.jpg
hugs
BRONSON
Age: 55 -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
Sept 23, 2010 -0.05 - again -hoorah !

bsjoplin
Regular Member


Date Joined Feb 2010
Total Posts : 308
   Posted 11/9/2010 8:09 AM (GMT -6)   
good news !! hope ya see many more!!
bob
Age@dx: 55
5/05 PSA: 1.8 ;12/07 PSA: 3.7 ;7/08 PSA:4.7
8/08 Biopsy1: 3 of 6 irreg
11/08 PSA: 6.5; 12/08 Biopsy 2: of 12, 3 cancer, other 9 irreg; Gl:3+3=6.
1/22/09 RRP; 1/25/09 Released; 1/28/09 Pathology: Cancer on 10% of gland, lymph & SV were benign, Gl re-typed 3+4=7, stage T2c
2/13/09 PSA:0.1
3/9/09 back to work
6/09 PSA:0.1; 10/09 PSA:0.1; 2/10 PSA:0.3 ; 4/10 PSA:0.4 Referred to RO
5/4/10 First RT.;6/25/10 Final RT. ended up 36 treatments, 64.8 Gy.
8/10 PSA:0.2
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