Welcome Paluxy Kid to the forum; sorry you need to be here but glad you found us. You've already found this is a wild ride, I'm sure!
This thread is for the members here to give you more direct feedback by carrying your conversation here. (I ran across the first post on the Gleason 9 thread, quoted here). Stay with us, Kid. Ask, vent, whatever, we're here for you!
Paluxy Kid says:This is my first post, I have been reading for a few days, was diagnosed in January, psa at 30, biopsy came in at 12 of 12. Gleason 9 in four, 4-5s, some 8s and one7, one6. 100% in most and a couple of 95% and one 10%. Started HT and have had my first visit wed. with rad. oncologist to schedule nuclear option that is no longer an option, am expecting a spectacular blast zone. I'm 58, live in Texas, married, with children and grandchildren. When this came as a result of a yearly checkup, I was like most, very new to this world. It doesn't scare me yet, maybe that will come later, I've just decided to roll with it and take it on the best I can. I know there will be bad days and good ones. I'll get a better signature together soon. Mine as you know is aggressive, rated thankfully though at t2c. I hope to converse with many of you, good luck and give her hell. (Edit: It seems Paluxy Kid changed forum nickname to L.D. )
IGRT by IMRT, 44 done 8/28/13: 50.4 Gy pelvic nodes, 79.2 Gy prostate
ADT2 3 yrs: Lupron/Casodex 5/1/13
Age 56: 55@Dx 4/16/13-
Bx 6/12 pos G9=5+4 (80%, 60%), 4+5 (2 at 100%, 80%, 10%), PNI+
3T MRI: Bilateral EPE, NVB+, SV-, LN-, cT3
Date PSA fPSA
2/6/14 <0.01, T=10
8/13 <0.1 (ADT2, post-RT)
3/13 5.2 12% PCA3=31
9/12 4.1 15%
Post Edited (Redwing57) : 3/22/2014 11:31:49 AM (GMT-6)