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GarthK
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Date Joined Feb 2009
Total Posts : 74
   Posted 6/17/2011 4:24 PM (GMT -6)   
2.5 yrs and counting.

Hang in there...
Garth

Radical
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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 739
   Posted 6/17/2011 4:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Yay ! You beauty Garth, I know the feeling..............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"

Tim G
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Date Joined Jul 2006
Total Posts : 2301
   Posted 6/17/2011 4:50 PM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations on 2 1/2 years!  Keep counting those zeroes.....

livinadream
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Date Joined Apr 2008
Total Posts : 1382
   Posted 6/17/2011 5:09 PM (GMT -6)   
you da man keep up the good work

peace to you
Dale

Cajun Jeff
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Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 4106
   Posted 6/17/2011 5:21 PM (GMT -6)   
GarthK, Welcome to the 2.5 year zero train. I got on that car last month.. Always good to have company in the Zero Club,.

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

tatt2man
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Date Joined Jan 2010
Total Posts : 2842
   Posted 6/17/2011 5:25 PM (GMT -6)   
GARTH-
great news for 2.5 years- here's to another 2.5 years and another 2.5 years and another ...
smithmeek.com/zeroclub.jpg
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

Purgatory
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Date Joined Oct 2008
Total Posts : 25380
   Posted 6/17/2011 5:44 PM (GMT -6)   
great going, garth, that is a great accomplishment
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

clocknut
Veteran Member


Date Joined Sep 2010
Total Posts : 2667
   Posted 6/17/2011 6:17 PM (GMT -6)   
Great to hear.  I hope  you remove the decimal point and make it 25!

Magaboo
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Date Joined Oct 2006
Total Posts : 1210
   Posted 6/17/2011 8:12 PM (GMT -6)   
That's the kind of wonderful news we can't hear enough of.
Congratulations and keep up the good work.
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 (June 11) <.04

142
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Date Joined Jan 2010
Total Posts : 6949
   Posted 6/17/2011 8:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Zero is good! Glad they keep coming for you.

MrsGFM
Regular Member


Date Joined Feb 2010
Total Posts : 115
   Posted 6/17/2011 10:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Great news! Thanks for sharing!
Mr GFM's statistics:
Age 50 at diagnosis
PSA History: 10-05 1.3, 01-07 2.09
8-07 - PSA at Biopsy: 2.26
2 of 12 positive
Gleason Score 3+3 6
11-07 - Robotic surgery hospitalized overnight.
Path Report:
Prostatic adenocardinoma, Gleasons 3+3+6, moderately differentiated
Percent of Prostate involved by tumor 5%
Staging pT2c pNx pMx
Margins free of tumor - no further invasion or extension
Catheter out in about 9 days. No incontinence.
Back to work in 2 weeks
ED - resolved. No meds needed at this time.
Post Op PSA: 03-08 0.01, 10-08 0.02, 7-09 0.04, 1-10 0.04, 7-10 0.04

DaSlink
Veteran Member


Date Joined Feb 2011
Total Posts : 713
   Posted 6/18/2011 8:22 AM (GMT -6)   
We loves the zeros yeah
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
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