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Ricky2
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Date Joined Dec 2009
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   Posted 11/23/2010 3:11 PM (GMT -6)   
Just got my 4th post surgery PSA. >.1 Undetectable. 'whoopee'. Thanksgiving will have more meaning this year. ED is still 100%. Using VED pump, looking forward to implant someday.
Thanks for all the help on this site...Lots of info and support. You are all a great bunch of people.

Ricky2
Age 70
PSA 7/09- 6.1, retested 9/09-5.1.
Biopsy 9/09 4 of 12 positive.G3+4
RALP 10/09
Path Rep.G3+4 Margins slightly involved <.1mm to .25mm. Perineural invasion present, stage pT2c. Tumor 18%. Seminal Vesicle & nodes - clear. ED: use VED for therapy Trimex and quadmix don't give usable erection. hoping for implant someday.
4 PSA through 11/13/10 <.1

Casey59
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   Posted 11/23/2010 3:27 PM (GMT -6)   
Ricky2 said...
Just got my 4th post surgery PSA. >.1 Undetectable. 'whoopee'...
Ricky, you "less than" sign is backwards, but we all know what you meant!
 
Congratulations for your "undetectable" result!

Purgatory
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Date Joined Oct 2008
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   Posted 11/23/2010 4:08 PM (GMT -6)   
that is really great news, ricky, congrats and have a great holiday
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

Steve n Dallas
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   Posted 11/23/2010 4:15 PM (GMT -6)   
Great News...

Ed C. (Old67)
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   Posted 11/23/2010 4:22 PM (GMT -6)   
Ricky, Congratulations. Enjoy the Holiday season with that zero.

bsjoplin
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Total Posts : 308
   Posted 11/23/2010 4:23 PM (GMT -6)   
that's great! keep it up , uh, so to speak....
you ought to REALLY enjoy Thanksgiving now....
take care
bob
Age@dx:55
5/05 PSA:1.8
12/07 PSA:3.7
7/08 PSA:4.7
8/08 Biopsy#1:3 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 Path: PCa on 10%, lymph & SV benign, Gl:3+4=7,stage T2c
2/13/09 PSA:0.1
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
11/10 PSA: 0.1

Cajun Jeff
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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 4119
   Posted 11/23/2010 5:56 PM (GMT -6)   
Ricky2: Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

Corvetteman3
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

BobCape
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Date Joined Jun 2010
Total Posts : 416
   Posted 11/23/2010 6:34 PM (GMT -6)   
Good for you Ricky2. Happy Thanksgiving.

teallen
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Date Joined Sep 2010
Total Posts : 38
   Posted 11/23/2010 10:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Congrats!!

Age 42 PSA 7.4 4+4 G8
Davinci Sept.8 2010
No incontinence issues but ED issues
1st post surgery PSA <.008

James C.
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 4463
   Posted 11/24/2010 11:13 AM (GMT -6)   
good deal, great news, glad to hear it. Wishing you a lifetime of them
James C. Age 63
Gonna Make Myself A Better Man tinyurl.com/28e8qcg
4/07: PSA 7.6, 7/07 Biopsy: 3 of 16 PCa, 5% involved, left lobe, GS6
9/07: Nerve Sparing open RRP, Path: pT2c, 110 gms., all clear except:
Probable microscopic involvement of the left apical margin -GS6
3 Years: PSA's .04 each test until 04/10-.06, 09/10-.09- Uh-Oh
ED continues: Bimix .30cc & Trimix .15cc PRN

Pocketman
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Date Joined Aug 2010
Total Posts : 121
   Posted 11/24/2010 11:57 AM (GMT -6)   
Good news Ricky2 - what we all aspire toward.
Age 61, Diagnosed July 2010
PSA 04/09 - 2.5; 05/10 - 3.7; 07/10 - 4.7
DRE and Ultrasound - Negative
Size at biopsy - 32 grams
T1C, 3+3=6, 1 core of 12 60% positive
da Vinci 10/29/10
Post op biopsy indicated bilateral Gleason 6 tumors
Post op plumbing is 95% functional.
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