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LV-TX
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   Posted 5/18/2011 5:12 PM (GMT -6)   
Dropped in to report some good news.  My PSA came in at a whopping 0.16 which is way down from the initial .44 back in January.  Looks like a success story so far.  Figure the next test will let me back into the zero club.
 
Just wanted to share the good news.

James C.
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   Posted 5/18/2011 5:29 PM (GMT -6)   
That is indeed good news, thanks for sharing with us. Wishing you a lifetime of it.
James C, 64, East TN
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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

Purgatory
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   Posted 5/18/2011 5:34 PM (GMT -6)   
Wonderful news, 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 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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   Posted 5/18/2011 5:41 PM (GMT -6)   
congratulations on the downward trend -
all the best

60Michael
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   Posted 5/18/2011 8:41 PM (GMT -6)   
Good to hear your numbers LV-TX and you have progressed much faster with SRT than I have.
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.27

logoslidat
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   Posted 5/19/2011 12:15 AM (GMT -6)   
wont be long and back in. great news
Diagnosed 8/14/09 psa 8.1 66,now 67
2cores 70%, rest 6-7 < 5%
gleason 3+ 3, up to 3+4 @ the dub
RPP U of Wash, Bruce Dalkin,
pathology 4+3, tertiary5, 2 foci
extensive pni, prostate confined,27 nodes removed -, svi - margins -
99%continent@ cath removal. 1% incont@gaspass,sneeze,cough 18 mos, squirt @ running. psa std test reported on paper as 0.0 as of 12/14/10 ed improving

Radical
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   Posted 5/19/2011 2:00 AM (GMT -6)   
Tex, I have been saving your stool at the bar in the zero club, about time you had a shout!..............Kev

Post Edited (NotHard) : 5/19/2011 1:04:04 AM (GMT-6)


Steve n Dallas
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   Posted 5/19/2011 4:30 AM (GMT -6)   
Great News.

Magaboo
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   Posted 5/19/2011 10:20 AM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations on the steep downward trend in your PSA. Looks like the target was hit and the bad cells are on the run.
All the best to you.
Mag

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

Galileo
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   Posted 5/19/2011 10:49 AM (GMT -6)   
That is great! Hope you celebrate!
Galileo

Dx Feb 2006, PSA 9 @age 43
RRP Apr 2006 - Gleason 3+4, T2c, NX MX, pos margins
PSA 5/06 <0.1, 8/06 0.2, 12/06 0.6, 1/07 0.7.
Salvage radiation (IMRT) Jan-Mar 2007
PSA 9/2007 and thereafter <0.1
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