6 week post prostatectomy psa <0.1

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wifeandmother
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   Posted 6/17/2011 1:18 PM (GMT -6)   
 
Not an ultra micro nano number, but could is it a good number?  Thanks. 

DaSlink
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   Posted 6/17/2011 1:29 PM (GMT -6)   
As far as I'm concerned it is.
Every minute you fish or ride,adds an hour to your life!

Age 52 Dx age 53 daVinci surgery
prostate volume 32 grams
Biopsy 12 cores with 7 positive
Gleason score of 7
1st PSA 38.7 10/05/2010
2nd PSA 49.9 11/23/2010
CT neg.
BS Negative
RRP on 01/25/2011
PT3a -40% involved
margin involved-Left anterior
lymph nodes -clear
1st post op PSA-0.26-03/16/11
2nd PSA-05/09/11-0.08

Purgatory
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   Posted 6/17/2011 1:52 PM (GMT -6)   
That's good enough to be in the "Zero" Club, congratulations, hope there are many more readings like that.
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, 6/11 5.8
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

rcroller
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   Posted 6/17/2011 2:21 PM (GMT -6)   
Got my result yesterday and it was the same. The sensitivity of the testing around here (and I assume there too) only goes to <0.1 so being that...it's as good as it can get. Congratulations...and wishes for many more zeros to come.
Age 53- PSA 2/11 3.5
4/21/11 BX Path Report: 3 of 12 Left PCa , 3+3, 3+4, 4+4
4/29/11 Received PCa DX, G-8
5/18/11 open RP Performed, Right nerve bundle spared
5/24/11 Post Op Path Report: G-7(4+3) 7%, pT3a N0MX, EPE, +PNI, + Left margin, -SVI
6/1/11 Cath removed, Incontinence-No, ED-Yes.
6/16/2011 First Post-Op PSA: <0.1

Sonny3
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   Posted 6/17/2011 2:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations on a GREAT NUMBER.
60 years old - PSA 11/07 3.0 PSA 5/09 6.4
da Vinci 9/17/09 Post Surgery Pathology: GS 4+3=7
Stage: T3a
Tumor Volume 12.5% positive margin, extra-prostatic extension
PSA .6 IMRT completed 1/15/10 35 treatments- 70Gy
2/23/10 Post IMRT PSA 1.0
3/22/10 PSA 1.5
4/19/10 PSA 1.2
5/22/10 PSA 1.3
8/9/10 Radiation for MET
9/7/10 PSA 2.2
1/5/11 PSA 3.9
3/7/11 PSA 4.2
4/10/11 PSA 3.8
5/19/11 PSA 4.9

davidg
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   Posted 6/17/2011 3:22 PM (GMT -6)   
that's great. A good starting point from which to start the recovery process.
40 years old - Diagnosed at 40
Robotic Surgery Mount Sinai with Dr. Samadi Jan, 2011
complete urinary control and good erections with and without meds
Prostate was small, 34 grams.
Final Gleason score 7 (3+4)
Less than 5% of slides involved tumor
Tumor measured 5 mm in greatest dimension and was located in the right lobe near the apex.
Tumor was confined to prostate.
The apical, basal, pseudocapsular and soft tissue resection margins were free of tumor.
Seminal vesicles were free of tumor.
Right pelvic node - benign fibroadiopse tissue. no lymph node is identified.
Left pelvic node - one small lymph node, negative for tumor (0/1)

AJCC stage: pT2 NO MX

142
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   Posted 6/17/2011 5:48 PM (GMT -6)   
<0.1 is officially "undetectable" for my uro. Good numbers, keep them coming!

Tim G
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   Posted 6/17/2011 5:53 PM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations!  All the best for continued good scores.

tatt2man
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   Posted 6/17/2011 6:33 PM (GMT -6)   
CONGRATS on the ZERO Club membership ( PSA<0.10) - there is no such thing as an absolute zero -
smithmeek.com/zeroclub.jpg
-here's to a lifetime of zero's !!!

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

Radical
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   Posted 6/18/2011 2:07 AM (GMT -6)   
Whose buying the beers ! Fantastic result............Cheers Kev
Kev 53yrs [Gold Coast Qld, Australia]
PSA 4 Gleason 7 [4+3]
RP 24/12/08 Dr Philip Stricker [Sydney]
Stage 2 Tumor 7% Margin status- Focal Involvement
Fully Cont. ED- 90%
PSA @ 2.5yrs <0.01
"Every-day in Every-way I Get Better"

Leroy
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   Posted 6/18/2011 2:06 PM (GMT -6)   
Great to hear! Hang on!
Age 60 PSA 2.7, DRE abnormal rt side, biopsy 6/9, 5 cores from rt side
Dx 6/15 - 1 of 5 positive, Gleason 6 (3+3), 5%, T2a
Cat scan being scheduled
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