Wow!!!! I really dont know what to say. Thank all of you so much. You are all my inspiration. BillyMac, you are still around!!!! That"s so cool. I haven't been around much but I haven't seen your name in a long time. You guy's are all my friends. I hope to one day meet each and every one of you. Yes Tony you will beat me to 50. (you go girl)lol that is a race I dont mind losing but I agree with you. You dale and I should spend my 50th on the coast of somewhere beautiful. Cold Beer. Hot Sunshine. ----Cold Beer lol I think 100 is a great idea. My grampa just turned 91. I am not sure I want to live that long.
Age at dx: 42 age now 45
Treated for sciatic nerve pain 6 months prior to dx.
Heavy amount of blood in urine Unable to urinate
Lung x-ray for pnumonia revealed multiple lesions in each lung
P.S.A. at time of dx. 3216.14
Began lupron and casodex
Cat scan showed large mass in the pelvic area affecting the bladder multiple nodules in both lungs and lymph node envolvement.
Bone scan revealed possible bone involvment in the pelvic area
Biopsy 12 of 12 cores positive gleason 3+4=7
P.S.A.s since lupron 2946, 1274, 532, 5.01 1.23, .09
Begining jan 08 psa .o9, .25, .44, .86, .73, 1.34, 1.49. Doubling time is a little over 3 months
Cat Scan 12/12/08 Prostate normal size and shape. No tumors detected. Left lung clear of all nodules right lung showing only benign scar tissue. Lymph nodes normal
Bone Scan 12/24/08. Clean!!! went off casodex January 4 2009
Current psa 2/13/09 .16
Latest P.S.A. 0.05 newest P.S.A. undetectable