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alf203
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Date Joined Jun 2010
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   Posted 4/28/2011 5:25 PM (GMT -6)   
 Well It's about time my psa has been going up for ten months and now it's finally stoped . It did not go above 11 it stoped at 10.23 ,the way it was going up we thought it would hit 12 this month but what a good surprize Now we can see if I can hold around 10 cool   alf203

Doting Daughter
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 1064
   Posted 4/28/2011 5:57 PM (GMT -6)   
Great news!! Hopefully it will turn around and go back down where it came from :)
Father's Age DX 62 (now 65)
Original Gleason 3+4=7, Post-Op Gleason- 4+3=7,
DaVinci Surgery Aug 31, 2007
Focally Positive Right Margin, One positive node. T3a N1 M0.
Bone Scan/CT Negative (Sept. 10, 2007)
Oct. 17 0 PSA 0.07
Nov. 13 PSA 0.05
Casodex adm. Nov 07, Lupron beg. Dec 03, 2007 2 yrs
Radiation March 03-April 22, 2008- 8 weeks 5x a week
July 2, 08 PSA <.02
Oct. 2010 PSA <.02

Purgatory
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Date Joined Oct 2008
Total Posts : 25393
   Posted 4/28/2011 6:03 PM (GMT -6)   
good news, alf, hope it stays steady, or even goes down for you. good luck

david in sc
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 margin
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, 2/11 1.24, 4/11 3.81
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 9/10

tatt2man
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Date Joined Jan 2010
Total Posts : 2845
   Posted 4/28/2011 6:16 PM (GMT -6)   
I echo david's wishes - that the psa goes down and stays down (good boy)
hugs,
BRONSON
Age:55 -gay with spouse of 14 years, Steve -Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
PSA:10/06/09 3.86
Biopsy:10/16/09- 2 of 12 cancerous, 5% involvement -Gleason 7 (3+4)
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:03/24/11 -0.02 -Zero Club
PSA:03/24/12- TBA

Ed C. (Old67)
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Date Joined Jan 2009
Total Posts : 2461
   Posted 4/29/2011 8:28 AM (GMT -6)   
I hope that it doesn't just stop but it will go down. Best wishes.
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, 21, 2 years <.008? ) undetectable
27 months: .005

Cajun Jeff
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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 4119
   Posted 4/29/2011 8:51 AM (GMT -6)   
What wonderful news. My wishes are the same as Ed C. s hope that is will go down even more.

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
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