<.05 - I'll take it.

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Jerry L.
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   Posted 11/9/2010 7:58 PM (GMT -6)   
I just got an email from my doctor.  PSA is <.05. 
 
Thank you all for sharing your expertise and your kindness.
 
Pom drinks and green tea for all.
 
Jerry L.
Nov. 2009 Dx at Age 44
Dec. 2009 DaVinci Robotic Surgery
Jan. 2010 T3b, Gleason 9
Feb. 2010 Adjuvant Radiation

PSA History:
-----------------
Nov. 2009 4.03
Feb. 2010 <.05
May 2010 <.05
Aug. 2010 <.05

Purgatory
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   Posted 11/9/2010 8:03 PM (GMT -6)   
wow, jerry, thats a great reading, espec since you are a gleason 9. good going


david
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 Not taking it
Latest: 6 Corr Surgeries to Bladder Neck, SP Catheter since 10/1/9, SRT 39 Sess/72 gy ended 11/09, 21 Catheters, Ileal Conduit Surgery 9/23/10

142
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   Posted 11/9/2010 8:09 PM (GMT -6)   
From one nine to another - Great news!

Cajun Jeff
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   Posted 11/9/2010 8:17 PM (GMT -6)   
Thats great!

Cajun Jeff
9/08 PSA 5.4 referred to Urologist
9/08 Biopsy: GS 3+4=7 1 positive core in 12 1% cancer core
10/08 Nerve-Sparing open radicalSurgery Path Report Downgrade 3+3=6 GS Stage pT2c margins clea
r3 month: PSA <0.1
19th month: PSA <0.1
Only issue at this time is ED

Tony Crispino
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   Posted 11/9/2010 8:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Good job, Jerry...
it really feels good to be able to string those undetectables together...

Tony
Disease:
Advanced Prostate Cancer at age 44 (I am 48 now)
pT3b,N0,Mx (original PSA was 19.8) EPE, PM, SVI. Gleason 4+3=7

Treatments:
RALP ~ 2/17/2007 at the City of Hope near Los Angeles.
Adjuvant Radiation Therapy ~ IMRT Completed 8/07
Adjuvant Hormone Therapy ~ 28 months on Casodex and Lupron.

Status:
"I beat up this disease and took its lunch money! I am in remission."
I am currently not being treated, but I do have regular oncology visits.
I am the president of an UsTOO chapter in Las Vegas

Blog : www.caringbridge.org/visit/tonycrispino

goodlife
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   Posted 11/9/2010 8:59 PM (GMT -6)   
We should start a G9 club. Way to go.
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

Jazzman1
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   Posted 11/9/2010 9:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Jeez, your PSA history is getting downright boring.

Keep it up and congrats!!
Age 55

PSA:
8/09 2.69 -- 7/10 4.00 -- 8/10 4.11

Biopsy 8/10
Three of 14 cores positive: 10%, 60% & 80%
Stage T1C; Gleason 6

open radical prostatectomy at Cleveland Clinic 11/2/10
Post-surgical pathology:
Gleason score 7 (3+4) extending to inked margin of excision.
- High-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia
Positive margins in three foci
Stage T2c(+), pNX

tatt2man
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   Posted 11/9/2010 9:57 PM (GMT -6)   
Jerry - that 's GREAT!
-here's to more zero's ( <0.05 ) and more and more....
smithmeek.com/zeroclub.jpg
all the best
BRONSON

livinadream
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Total Posts : 1382
   Posted 11/9/2010 9:59 PM (GMT -6)   
you da man way to go. Please celebrate for all of us you deserve it.

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%

Casey59
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Total Posts : 3172
   Posted 11/10/2010 10:42 AM (GMT -6)   
Jerry L. said...
Pom drinks and green tea for all.
 
I like it!
 
 
Keep it* up, in order to keep it** down!
 
  * diet & lifestyle changes
  ** PC progression

bsjoplin
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Date Joined Feb 2010
Total Posts : 308
   Posted 11/10/2010 11:16 AM (GMT -6)   
great news! let's 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

SHU93
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Date Joined Aug 2008
Total Posts : 328
   Posted 11/10/2010 11:25 AM (GMT -6)   
Thats Great News!!!! Just had my bloodwork taken this morning for my next psa test... the anxiety begins!

Ed C. (Old67)
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   Posted 11/10/2010 5:03 PM (GMT -6)   
From an 8 to a 9, congratulations.
Age: 67 at Dx on 12/30/08 PSA 3.8
2 cores out of 12 were positive Gleason (4+4)
Davinci surgery 2/9/09 Gleason 4+4 EPE,
Margins clear, nerve bundles removed
Prostate weighed 57 grams 10-20% involved
all PSA tests since (2, 5, 8, 11, 15, 18 months) undetectable
Latest PSA test (21 months) .005
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