MICKEYBOYS PAGE

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

mickeyboy
Regular Member


Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 56
   Posted 1/11/2007 5:09 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi to all and i hope you are all coping and healing from your diagnosis and operations, well my time has come, in about 7 hours i will be on the table and will be joining the club of post ops, all i can say is many thanks for everyones thoughts and advice since i have been on this forum it has helped me cope with this little glitch in my life and i am sure it will help me even more post op, now it is time to move on and after tomorrow get my life back to normal. Not looking forward to it but its got to be done, hope the doc hasnt been out on the town tonight hes gonna need a steady hand tomorrow.
Well here goes !!
Watch this space eyes
Back soon
Mike ( London Uk ) tongue tongue

BenEcho10
Regular Member


Date Joined Jan 2007
Total Posts : 133
   Posted 1/11/2007 5:12 PM (GMT -7)   
Good luck Mickeyboy

You will do great.

Ben
DIAGNOSIS: 09/25/06. Age 49. PSA 4.6. PSA free 2%. Gleason 10. Clinical stage T2a.           
 
SURGERY: 11/08/06. RP at Johns Hopkins. Surgical pathology Gleason 10. Stage T3a (positive margins.) Negative seminal vesicles, lymph nodes, bone scan.
 
POST OP: First post op PSA was 0.00 in 12/06.


spinbiscuit
Veteran Member


Date Joined Apr 2006
Total Posts : 818
   Posted 1/11/2007 6:23 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi mickeyboy,

Good luck to you, and hope to be hearing from you after the procedure as soon as you feel up to it of coarse.

Glen
Diagnosed at age 60
PSA went from 2.2 to 3.8 in 14 months
2 of 14 cores positive at 10%
Gleason 6(3+3), negative DRE, neg. boundaries
DaVinci surgery on 02/23/06
 


jetguy
Veteran Member


Date Joined Sep 2006
Total Posts : 741
   Posted 1/11/2007 6:53 PM (GMT -7)   
Yeah, let us know how well you are doing.

Bill
Gleason 3+3=6, T1c, one core in twelve, another pre-cancerous.
62 years old and good health.  Married 37 years.  To same woman!


bluebird
Veteran Member


Date Joined May 2006
Total Posts : 2542
   Posted 1/11/2007 7:41 PM (GMT -7)   

Mickeyboy,

 

                       ~~~~~~~~~~~#$%^&*   Group Hug %^&*(%~~~~~~~~~~~~

 

See different THREAD titled:  Group Hug for Mickeyboy.......

Postings from:

 

GreenAcres

M. Kat

Buddy

Lee

& Murphy.....


mama bluebird - Lee & Buddy… from North Carolina

Link to our personal journey…>>>     Our Journey ~ Sharing is Caring 

April 3, 2006  53 on surgery day

RRP / Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy with "wide excision"

PSA 4.6   Gleason  3+3=6    T2a   Confined to Prostate

June 29th ~ PSA Less than 0.1 Non-detectable

Post Edited (bluebird) : 1/13/2007 7:07:21 PM (GMT-7)


hawkfan75
Regular Member


Date Joined Jan 2007
Total Posts : 165
   Posted 1/11/2007 8:53 PM (GMT -7)   
Good luck!  I'm just one week behind you and will be looking forward to you post-op report!

PSA 4.7 (up from 3.2 one year ago)
Biopsy November 8, 2006
1 of 10 cores positive 5%
2 others questionable (small gland proliferation)
Gleason 3+3
Robotic surgery scheduled January 19, 2007


Tony Crispino
Veteran Member


Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 8122
   Posted 1/11/2007 11:09 PM (GMT -7)   
Good luck Mickey!
I'll pray for you tonight. I look forward tou your return to the forum.

From a friend in Vegas...

tc

lawink
Veteran Member


Date Joined Oct 2006
Total Posts : 621
   Posted 1/11/2007 11:10 PM (GMT -7)   
Thoughts and prayers Mickey! Looking forward to your post op postings!
;o) Linda & Bob
Bob (60) had laproscopic prostate surgery on Sept 27, 2006 - 2/12 malignant biopsy samples - gleason 3 + 3 = 6.  Follow up PSA results and pathology results received Nov 14th are NO MORE CANCER!  Gleason changed to a 3 + 4; cancer completely confined to prostate; (even a second more agressive, previously undetected cancer)      PSA UNDETECTABLE.   Next PSA check Feb 27, 2007.
 
Bob also takes Hydroxyurea to control Polycythemia (elevated red & white cells & platelets) has secondary condition . . Myelofibrosis) -- If anyone has experience or knowledge of these, please post us.


biker90
Veteran Member


Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 1463
   Posted 1/11/2007 11:13 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Mike,

When you read these posts, it will be done!!!! Greatest feeling in the world. Best of luck and my prayers are there for you......

Jim
Age 72. Diagnosed 11/03/06. PSA 7.05. Stage T2B Gleason 3+3.
RRP 12/7/06. Nerves and nodes okay.
Pathological stage: T2B. Gleason 3+4. Cancer confined to prostate.
PSA on 1/3/07 - 0.04.  Next PSA on 4/4/07.
 
            "Squeeze before you sneeze!"


56pontiac
Regular Member


Date Joined Sep 2006
Total Posts : 230
   Posted 1/12/2007 8:36 AM (GMT -7)   
As I post this you are already on your way to recovery.  Welcome to "the other side". Let us know how it's going and check in with us. From this point on it will get better every day.

Pete trips again!
Veteran Member


Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 1899
   Posted 1/12/2007 10:36 AM (GMT -7)   
Mikey, It's like you have been peddling a bike up hill all this time, now you are at the top of the hill. Well, it's all down hill from here on! You made it through the rough part (mental) now's the easy part (physical) God save the Queen and Mickey too!
Your Yank friend, Pete
53 years old, Surgury, Radical Prostatectomy 8/20/03, PSA 6.6, Gleason 3 + 3 = 6, Adenocarcinoma extent (moderate) Stage & Margin:T2NOMX, No Metastases, Organ Confined, bone scan: Neg.  


BenEcho10
Regular Member


Date Joined Jan 2007
Total Posts : 133
   Posted 1/12/2007 10:42 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Mikey,

Congratulations on having your surgery behind you! Focus on taking it easy and healing up. You are in my thoughts and prayers for a speedy and complete recovery.

Ben
DIAGNOSIS: 09/25/06. Age 49. PSA 4.6. PSA free 2%. Clinical pathology: Gleason 10. Stage 2a.           
 
SURGERY: 11/08/06. RP at Johns Hopkins. Surgical pathology Gleason 10. Stage T3a (positive margins.) Negative seminal vesicles, lymph nodes, bone scan.
 
POST OP: First post op PSA was 0.00 in 12/06.


djhouston
Regular Member


Date Joined Jan 2007
Total Posts : 68
   Posted 1/12/2007 4:19 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi,
As a new poster and, by definition by being in this forum, a new friend, all the best to you.

dj
dj's stats:
PSA (10/04): 2.9; PSA (2/06):4.4, on Androgel (serum T about 450) at age 56; negative DRE, no symptoms.
PSA (5/06):5.7 with a free PSA% of 8, OFF Androgel (serum T 163). 
Biopsy (5/06): 4/12 samples positive; postitive samples only on right side; max Gleason 4+3=7 (in 2 of the 4 -from area nearest bladder.
DaVinci robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy + bladder lift + Right nerve plastic surgery (8/23/06).
Catheter out 4 weeks postop, due to internal pinhole leak at bladder-urethra junction.
Final pathology report:T2c-both sides,but in capsule; neg. margins, neg. lymph nodes, neg. seminal vesicles; final max Gleason still 4+3=7.
Follow-up PSA (11/06): <0.008; serum T: 195 OFF Androgel (at present).

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Sunday, December 17, 2017 5:26 AM (GMT -7)
There are a total of 2,906,395 posts in 318,953 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 158291 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Bearcat81.
228 Guest(s), 2 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
dbwilco, ljimd