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Kark60
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Date Joined Jun 2008
Total Posts : 91
   Posted 5/10/2011 8:32 PM (GMT -6)   
I'M BACK IN THE ZERO CLUB!!

Just received results of my first post-SRT PSA and the report says <0.1!! I realize I may not yet be "off the hook," but this is a big step in the right direction.

I'll buy the next round... turn
Diagnosed at 47 (currently 50). Pre-surgery PSA: 13.7 Pre-surgery Gleason: 4+3=7. CT Scan, Bone Scan, PET Scan: Clear. LRP 5/28/08. Left nerve bundle removed. POST-SURGERY: Gleason: 4+3=7; 10% of prostate all quadrants involved; EPE left base & apex; extensive PNI present. Bladder neck, lymphvasular space, seminal vesicles, 17 examined lymph nodes, and all surgical margins FREE of tumor. T3a. Four-week post-surgical PSA = 0.1; Seven-week = .01; 10/08 – 4/10 PSA= 0.0; 4/10=0.1; 5/10 & 8/10 = 0.1; 9/10=.15; Prostiscint = negative; 12/10=0.3. 12/15/10 began 70.2 grays SRT and finished 2/10/11. Post-SRT PSA 5/10/11 = <0.1.

Purgatory
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Date Joined Oct 2008
Total Posts : 25364
   Posted 5/10/2011 8:36 PM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations, that is wonderful 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 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

Galileo
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Date Joined Nov 2008
Total Posts : 696
   Posted 5/10/2011 8:36 PM (GMT -6)   
Yeah! That's great news!

Ed C. (Old67)
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Date Joined Jan 2009
Total Posts : 2457
   Posted 5/10/2011 8:37 PM (GMT -6)   
Great results. Now go and celebrate.
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

Radical
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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 739
   Posted 5/10/2011 10:33 PM (GMT -6)   
Yeah Pint for me please, and the Mrs would like a Chardy.....Cheers and Congrats..............Kev
Kev 53yrs [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]
Stage 2 Margin status- Focal Involvement
ED- okay with Meds.
PSA at 2 yrs, no change remains 0.03
"Every-day in Every-way I Get Better"

James C.
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 4462
   Posted 5/11/2011 8:52 AM (GMT -6)   
Congrats on the (less than .1) zero! smilewinkgrin here's wishing you a lifetime of them.
James C, 64, Kingsport, E. TN
Gonna Make Myself A Better Man tinyurl.com/28e8qcg
4/07: PSA 7.6, 7/07 Biopsy: 3 of 16 PCa, 5% inv, lf. lobe, GS6
9/07: Nerve Spar. open RP, Path: pT2c, 110 gms., clear except:
Probable microscopic involvement-left apical margin -GS6
3 Years: PSA's .04 each test until 4/10-.06, 9/10-.09, 12/10-.09, 2/11-.08, 5/11-.08
Bimix .30

Agamemnon
New Member


Date Joined May 2011
Total Posts : 1
   Posted 5/23/2011 11:25 PM (GMT -6)   
Best wishes to you !
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