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GarthK
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Date Joined Feb 2009
Total Posts : 74
   Posted 12/18/2010 12:53 PM (GMT -6)   
Just had my 2 year checkup and my PSA remains undetectable. Test again in 6 months.

Keep up the fight...

See ya,
Garth

James C.
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 4462
   Posted 12/18/2010 12:55 PM (GMT -6)   
Garth, good on ya, glad to read those results. Congrats and 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, next in Feb.
ED-total-Bimix 30cc

knotreel
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Date Joined Jan 2006
Total Posts : 654
   Posted 12/18/2010 1:02 PM (GMT -6)   
A woopeee for you. Probably glad you didn't ship the test till after Christmas now you can enjoy.
06-08 1st biopsy neg psa 4
10-09 psa 5.5 2nd biopsy 1/12 pos. 10%, G(4+3) age 65
12-15-09 RRP Tulane NOLA Dr Lee
Path, 1%, clr marg, no EPE, no SVI, nodes cl, G(4+3)
100% incontinent after 3 mo. PT
ED, pre-op severe, post op total
10/10 Dr Boone, Baylor recomended AUS
AUS and IPP scheduled 1/11/11
post op psa's 0.04,<0.1,<0.1,0.01@12 mo.

Radical
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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 739
   Posted 12/18/2010 3:49 PM (GMT -6)   
Congrats Garth, I know the feeling, just had my 2yr membership renewed also. yeah yeah yeah ..........Kev
Age 52yrs [Gold Coast Qld, Australia]
6 out of 8 cores positive 3 X 60% / 3 X 10%
PSA 4 Gleason Score 3+4=7 Stage T1c
RP 24/12/08 Dr Philip Stricker [Sydney]
Upgrade Gleason Score 4+3=7 Gleason Differential 60%/40%
Stage T2c Three small foci total volume <10%
Margin status- Focal Involvement
Nil - EPE
ED- okay with Meds.
PSA at 2 yrs, no change remains 0.03
"Everyday in Every-way I Get Better'

stevmac1
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Date Joined May 2010
Total Posts : 129
   Posted 12/18/2010 4:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks Garth! I always look forward to hearing the good news. Keep it up, man...
steve
50 Yrs. old. DX Feb, 2010 w/6.6 PSA.
Biopsy 04-24-10, Gleason 3+3=6
4 of 5 cores left side inv. 4 of 6 rt side
RRP 06-07-10....
16 days post-op, catheter out.
Gleason upgraded to 3+4
Totally continent @ 8 weeks post-op. (!!!)
1st post-op PSA @ 12 weeks - Less than 0.05
2nd " " " @ 6 months - Less than 0.05

GarthK
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Date Joined Feb 2009
Total Posts : 74
   Posted 12/18/2010 5:22 PM (GMT -6)   
I appreciate the good thoughts and send the same back to each of you. As to "keep it up"? Hmm... I'm just grateful to be in the club. (Sorry, I couldn't resist) :-)

See ya,
Garth
Vitae: DOB: Q4'46, HT: 5'9", WT: 180
PSA: <2.5, DRE: Slight enlargement, one node
Biopsy: 12/08 4 of 12 cores positive, Gleason: 3+3
Surgery: RRP on 1/21/09 Catheter: 15 days
Pathology: AJCC: pT2a, clear margins, no involvement, Gleason: 3+2
First 24 months of tests all < 0.014

Cajun Jeff
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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 4108
   Posted 12/18/2010 8:54 PM (GMT -6)   
Oh Yea Garth...Just had my 2 year zero as well. Happy New Year!!!!!

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
2 year PSA <0.1
Only issue at this time is ED but getting better

Purgatory
Elite Member


Date Joined Oct 2008
Total Posts : 25380
   Posted 12/18/2010 9:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Garth, that is really great news
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
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