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Alegar
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Date Joined Oct 2010
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   Posted 2/10/2011 9:42 AM (GMT -6)   
I passed my first PSA!
Diagnosis:
July 1, '10
PSA 3.88
Gleason 3+3=6
2 out of 12 samples positive

Solution:
DaVinci Oct 1 '10, UNC Chapel Hill
Cath/JP Drain out Oct.16, '10

Personal Statistics:
Age: 54
Weight: 184 lbs.
Height: 6 feet

AIRBORNE ALL THE WAY!

daveshan
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Date Joined Jan 2010
Total Posts : 363
   Posted 2/10/2011 10:00 AM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations, hope it's the first of many <0.0X

Dave in Durango CO

tatt2man
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   Posted 2/10/2011 10:01 AM (GMT -6)   
I will assume you mean you are in the zero club - (PSA <0.10)
- congrats!
-do you have the exact number for the PSA?
-wishing you all the best and a lifetime of zero's ( even though there is no such thing as an absolute zero)
hugs
BRONSON
Age: 55 - gay with spouse of 14 years, Steve
location: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
PSA: 10/06/09 - 3.86
Biopsy: 10/16/09- 6 of 12 cancerous samples, Gleason 7 (4+3)
Radical Prostatectomy: 11/18/09
Pathology: pT3a -Gleason 7 -extraprostatic extension -perineural invasion -prostate weight -34.1 gm
PSA: 04/08/10 -0.05 -Zero Club
PSA: 09/23/10 -0.05 -Zero Club
PSA: 03/12/11 - TBA

Alegar
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Date Joined Oct 2010
Total Posts : 91
   Posted 2/10/2011 10:24 AM (GMT -6)   
Less than 0.1. "Undetectable" they are telling me.

My wife and I are celebrating this first victory tonight. Darn...no cigars!

tatt2man said...
I will assume you mean you are in the zero club - (PSA <0.10)
- congrats!
-do you have the exact number for the PSA?
-wishing you all the best and a lifetime of zero's ( even though there is no such thing as an absolute zero)
hugs
BRONSON

Diagnosis:
July 1, '10
PSA 3.88
Gleason 3+3=6
2 out of 12 samples positive

Solution:
DaVinci Oct 1 '10, UNC Chapel Hill
Cath/JP Drain out Oct.16, '10

Personal Statistics:
Age: 54
Weight: 184 lbs.
Height: 6 feet

AIRBORNE ALL THE WAY!

James C.
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   Posted 2/10/2011 11:06 AM (GMT -6)   
Congrats on that first zero,,,,,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 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

Skate
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Date Joined Oct 2010
Total Posts : 424
   Posted 2/10/2011 11:11 AM (GMT -6)   

Congratulations with many more yet to come.  Welcome to the zero club.  I'm still trying to get in but maybe soon.

Jack (Skate)


Age 59 at Diagnosis
01/08 PSA 4.17 DRE showed node
03/08 RP - Nerve Sparing, margins clear, no invasion
Continent 3 weeks post surgery / ED
06/08 until 08/09 PSA 0.01
08/09 PSA .14
09/09 RT / 36 treatments
01/10 PSA .13
08/11/10 PSA 3.44
30/11/10 Zoladex ADT

Purgatory
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Date Joined Oct 2008
Total Posts : 25393
   Posted 2/10/2011 11:28 AM (GMT -6)   
Way to go, hope this is a long line of them to come.
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

tatt2man
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   Posted 2/10/2011 3:29 PM (GMT -6)   
...
Freud said...
... sometimes a cigar is just a cigar..

tvwohio
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Date Joined Sep 2010
Total Posts : 175
   Posted 2/11/2011 4:56 PM (GMT -6)   
turn  Way to go!!!!
 
I will be 10 yrs  June 22, 2011 so this is first step
 
Great news
 
Tom
 
 

MarkMyWords
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Date Joined Dec 2010
Total Posts : 55
   Posted 2/11/2011 5:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations! Great news!!!
Age 45
Jul 2010 - PSA 10.1
Aug 2010 - Biopsy - 12 of 12 cores positive - Gleason 7 (3+4 on the right, 4+3 on the left)
Sept 2010 - CAT and Bone scans negative.
Nov 2010 - da vinci RP with negative margins. nerve bundles were not spared. negative lymph nodes. Pathology Stage pT3c.
Jan 2011 - PSA undetectable

Ralph Alfalfa
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Date Joined Nov 2008
Total Posts : 469
   Posted 2/11/2011 8:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Sweet! Keep 'em coming.

Bob
AGE:58

Dx: October,27, 2008(the day after my birthday)
Psa 14.5,Gleason (4+3), all scans negative. Biopsy, 4 of 12 positive. DaVinci, 1/19/09. Confined to prostate? No lymph node involvement, all margins clear. 8 wk. Psa<.01,6mon .1,9 mon. .2. Began IGRT 10/09, finished.12/09. Since then,.1.12/22/10. <0.10, trending down. See you in one year, Doc.

lennybob
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Date Joined Dec 2010
Total Posts : 99
   Posted 2/11/2011 8:29 PM (GMT -6)   

I love to see those zeroes. There’s something magical about them.

Congratulations,

Lynn


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.

teallen
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Date Joined Sep 2010
Total Posts : 38
   Posted 2/12/2011 8:33 AM (GMT -6)   
CONGRATS!!! THATS WHAT WE LIKE TO HEAR!

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

Joko
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Date Joined Dec 2010
Total Posts : 119
   Posted 2/12/2011 8:36 AM (GMT -6)   
Glad to hear it and hope that passing PSA test continues.
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