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Date Joined Mar 2011
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   Posted 3/18/2011 2:15 PM (GMT -6)   

Like many of you, I’ve had similar experiences and challenges
in regards to prostate cancer - I was diagnosed in September of 2009 and had my
prostate removed. After the surgery, I had serious problems with incontinence
and couldn’t stop leaking. I was always having to wear pads. 
As a 66-year-old retiree, I didn’t want to continue living my life like

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Date Joined Oct 2006
Total Posts : 1210
   Posted 3/18/2011 2:43 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Ron and thank you for sharing your story. Congratulations on the succesful outcome of you opration.

Born 1936
PSA 7.9, Gleason Score 3+4=7, 2 of 8 positive
open RP Nov 06, T3a, Gleasons 3+4=7, Seminal vesicles and lymph nodes clear
Catheter out 15 Dec 06, Dry since 11 Feb 07
All PSA tests in 2007 (4) <.04
PSA tests in 2008: Mar.=.04; Jun.=.05; Sept.=.08; at SRT Start=0.1,
Salvage RT completed (33 days-66Gy) 19 Dec 08
PSA: in Jan 09 =.05, all tests to date (Jan 11) <.04

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Date Joined Jan 2006
Total Posts : 654
   Posted 3/18/2011 4:25 PM (GMT -6)   
Amen brother, I went the same route in about the same timing but I got the AUS instead of the sling. Glad to hear the you have found a way to get back what you lost.
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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