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Tim G
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   Posted 6/3/2011 2:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Our daughter graduates from Medical School at University of Washington tomorrow, then begins a three-year residency in Family Medicine. 

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   Posted 6/3/2011 2:38 PM (GMT -6)   
out of the frying pan - into the fire
 
Congrats!

James C.
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   Posted 6/3/2011 3:08 PM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations to you and the newly minted Doctor.

Purgatory
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   Posted 6/3/2011 3:12 PM (GMT -6)   
A big congratulations, you should be mighty proud
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

Cajun Jeff
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Total Posts : 4106
   Posted 6/3/2011 3:18 PM (GMT -6)   
How very exciting! Congratulations to her and to you guys as well.

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

60Michael
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Total Posts : 2222
   Posted 6/3/2011 3:58 PM (GMT -6)   
You must be very proud of her Tim. Congrats on everything including being good parents.
Michael

mvesr
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Total Posts : 823
   Posted 6/3/2011 7:30 PM (GMT -6)   
Tim. Know you are very proud. Congrats

Mika
age at dx 54 now 59
psa at dx 4.3

got the bad news 1/29/07

open surgery Duke Medical Center 5-29-07

never more than 2 pads

ED is getting better

the shots work great, still can't give them to myself

three years of zero's

Retired again after 36 years February 1, 2010

Sleepless09
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Date Joined Jul 2009
Total Posts : 1267
   Posted 6/3/2011 10:01 PM (GMT -6)   
Tim, this is wonderful. Congratulations to your daughter, and to you, and to the whole family.

Sheldon AKA Sleepless
Age 67 in Apil '09 at news of 4 of 12 cores positive T2B and Gleason 3 + 3 and 5% to 25% PSA 1.5
Re-read of slides in June said Gleason 3 + 4 same four cores 5% to 15%
June 29 daVinci prostatectomy, Dr. Eric Estey, at Royal Alexandra Hospital Edmonton one night stay
From "knock out" to wake up in recovery less than two hours.  Actual surgery 70 minutes
Flew home to Winnipeg on July 3 after 5 nights in Ramada Inn  ---  perfect recovery spot!
Catheter out July 9
Final pathology is 3 + 4 Gleason 7, clear margins, clear nodes, T2C, sugeron says report is "excellent"
 
Oct 1st 09 -- dry at night, during day some stress issues.
Oct 31st padless 24/7 
 
First post op PSA Sept 09  less than 0.02
PSA on Oct 23, 2009 less than 0.02
PSA on Jan 8, 2010  less than 0.02
PSA on April 9, 2010 less than 0.02 
PSA on July 9, 2010 (one year) less than 0.02
  
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