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PVE
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Date Joined May 2010
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   Posted 1/17/2011 6:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Had surgery 1/2/2008. Just got my 3 year PSA, less than 0.1.

Life is good.


SoCal

James C.
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   Posted 1/17/2011 6:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Congrats on your results. Always glad to read of longer term guys results.
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 RP, Path: pT2c, 110 gms., clear except:
Probable microscopic involvement-left apical margin -GS6
3 Years: PSA's .04 each test until 04/10-.06, 09/10-.09, 01/11-.09
ED-total-Bimix 30cc

Radical
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Total Posts : 739
   Posted 1/17/2011 6:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations on your 3 years Yay ! Its your shout ! - Pint Please.........Kev
Age 52yrs [Gold Coast Qld, Australia]
PSA 4 Gleason 7 [3+4=7]
RP 24/12/08 Dr Philip Stricker [Sydney]
Upgrade Gleason Score 7.6 [4+3=7]
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'

clocknut
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Date Joined Sep 2010
Total Posts : 2680
   Posted 1/17/2011 7:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Great news!  Congratulations to you, and may we all be so fortunate.

Purgatory
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   Posted 1/17/2011 7:41 PM (GMT -6)   
that is really great news, so cal, congrats
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

lennybob
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Date Joined Dec 2010
Total Posts : 99
   Posted 1/17/2011 9:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Way to go...I love good news.
May you have many more of those zeroes!!!!
Age 53...51 when diagnosed.
February/09 PSA 11...GP discoverd during yearly physical...referred to Urologist
Biopsy found cancer, Gleason score of 6.
July 2009...Nerve-Sparing open radical prostatectomy.
Doing very well...only issue is ED and that is getting better.

60Michael
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Total Posts : 2243
   Posted 1/17/2011 9:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Great to hear PVE and here is to a lifetime of those zeros.
Michael
Dx with PCA 12/08 2 out of 12 cores positive 4.5 psa
59 yo when diagnosed, 61 yo 2010
Robotic surgery 5/09
Gleason upgraded to 3+5, volume less than 10%
2 pads per day, 1 depends but getting better,
started ED tx 7/17, slow go
Post op dx of neuropathy
T2C left lateral and left posterior margins involved
3 months psa.01, 6 month psa.4
Started IMRT Jan. 2010 72gys
7month post SRT PSA .2

mvesr
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Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 823
   Posted 1/17/2011 9:31 PM (GMT -6)   
Great news. Keep up the good work!!!!!!!!!!

Mika
age at dx 54 now 58
psa at dx 4.3
got the bad news 1/29/07
open surgery Duke Medical Center 5-29-07
never more than 2 pads
ED is getting better
the shots work great, still can't give them to myself
three years of zero's
Retired again after 36 years February 1, 2010

NEIrish
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Date Joined Aug 2010
Total Posts : 245
   Posted 1/17/2011 9:34 PM (GMT -6)   
Happy news always makes me hopeful. Thank you for letting everyone know!
PS Any chance you'd let us know about the continency or ed results too at 3 yrs. out?
Husband 60yrs., no symptms: PSA 10/04 2.73, 12/06 3.64, 5/09 3.9, 10/09 4.6, 1/10 5.0w/ free PSA 24
6 core biop 4/1/10 path rept: rt mid: adnocarc. G=3+3, 5% of core; R apx v. susp. minute ca, R base bnign w/ mod. atrophy, L side atrphy only; 2nd opnion JH confrmd
MRI - 15mm nodule
BiLatRP surg 7/6/10, path: T2c, nodes, sem.ves, extra caps. neg., adenoc both sides G=3+3 cntinent, Viagr-8/27 ED

PVE
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Date Joined May 2010
Total Posts : 29
   Posted 1/21/2011 5:18 PM (GMT -6)   
Just adding my new signature
Born in 1944
9/2007 PSA 7.54
10/2007 PSA 5.51 (After antibiotics)
Biopsy 11/2007
Gleason 3/3
Cancer in 7 out of 12 samples
Robotic Surgery 1/2/2008
Stage PT2C pNX MX
Gleason changed to 3/4
No lymph node or seminal vessel involvement
No extraprostatic extension
Perineural invasion is present
Cancer in 2 to 10 % of the gland
90 to 95% is pattern 3
5 to 10% is pattern 4
PSA 1/17/11 less than 0.1

MrsGFM
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Date Joined Feb 2010
Total Posts : 115
   Posted 1/21/2011 7:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Excellent! Congratulations!
Mr GFM's statistics:
Age 50 at diagnosis
PSA History: 10-05 1.3, 01-07 2.09
8-07 - PSA at Biopsy: 2.26
2 of 12 positive
Gleason Score 3+3 6
11-07 - Robotic surgery hospitalized overnight.
Path Report:
Prostatic adenocardinoma, Gleasons 3+3+6, moderately differentiated
Percent of Prostate involved by tumor 5%
Staging pT2c pNx pMx
Margins free of tumor - no further invasion or extension
Catheter out in about 9 days. No incontinence.
Back to work in 2 weeks
ED - resolved. No meds needed at this time.
Post Op PSA: 03-08 0.01, 10-08 0.02, 7-09 0.04, 1-10 0.04, 7-10 0.04

Tim G
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Date Joined Jul 2006
Total Posts : 2366
   Posted 1/21/2011 8:21 PM (GMT -6)   
Three years of undetectable PSAs is a milestone to be celebrated--congratulations!!

Ed C. (Old67)
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Date Joined Jan 2009
Total Posts : 2461
   Posted 1/21/2011 9:30 PM (GMT -6)   
PVE, Congratulations on your 3 year zero club membership. It is always encouraging to read stories like yours.
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

Cajun Jeff
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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 4123
   Posted 1/21/2011 11:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Your just ahead 8 months ahead of me... Hope at that time to post the same results. Thanks for the positive post. So many time we forget to post the GREAT things that are happening. Congrats.

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

knotreel
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Date Joined Jan 2006
Total Posts : 654
   Posted 1/22/2011 8:20 AM (GMT -6)   
Excellent, keep up with "no news"! That is the way it's suposed to be.
Ron
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 @ 12 months
ED, pre-op severe, post op total
10/10 Dr Boone, Methodist recomended AUS
AUS/ IPP performed 1/11/11 Methodist Houston
post op psa's 0.04,<0.1,<0.1,<0.01@12 mo.
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