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dawgfan
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Date Joined Aug 2006
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   Posted 1/23/2007 6:11 PM (GMT -7)   
Hard to believe it's been 3 months since my surgery. Had a checkup and first PSA test last week and the results came back tonight. Normal at .01. Now I can breath a sigh of relief!
 
Diagnosed 8/24/06
Gleason 6
PSA 3.32
stage T1C
age 48
daVinci on 10/20/06
 
"Never miss a good chance to listen."
 


spinbiscuit
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Date Joined Apr 2006
Total Posts : 818
   Posted 1/23/2007 7:04 PM (GMT -7)   
 

Great News Dawgfan !!!

Ya got the Big fat

Goose Egg too!

 

What a wonderful relief that is for you. I hope you continue to heal well.

 

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
 


lawink
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Date Joined Oct 2006
Total Posts : 621
   Posted 1/23/2007 7:05 PM (GMT -7)   
Way to go Dawg! How we love those zero-type numbers when it comes to this disease! You must feel wonderful!
;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.


bluebird
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   Posted 1/23/2007 7:22 PM (GMT -7)   

 Yea!!! ~  Dawgfan   yeah  

 

Ahhhhhh  relief!!!  Great News

 

*&^%$#@    WOO HOO!!  (*&^%$# undetectable   :-)  

 

Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeee time truly has flown!!!

Glad you’re flyin’ high with the BIG GOOSE!!!

 

Continue good healing and recovery,

In Friendship ~ Lee & Buddy


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


Tamu
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Date Joined Oct 2006
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   Posted 1/23/2007 8:46 PM (GMT -7)   
Hey Dawg,

That is great news!! Sounds like it is time to celebrate. I know you had a few complications there after the surgery so I guess this really makes you feel good.

Tamu
Diagnosed 7/6/06
1 of 10 core samples, 40%
Stage T1c, Gleason 3+3
Da Vinci on 11/01/06
Catheter out on 11/13/06
56 Years Old
Post Op Path
Gleason 3+3
Approx. 5% of prostate involved
Prostate Confined, margins clear
Undetectable PSA on 12/18/06
No more pads as of 1/13/07


2busymom
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Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 118
   Posted 1/23/2007 9:13 PM (GMT -7)   
Congratulations!
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husband Jeff 45 years old, diagnosed 8/25/06
PSA 2.1, 2 of 12 samples at 3% & 4%, involving 1 side of prostate
Gleason 3+3=6 in both samples
laparoscopic radical prost. 10/17/06
cancer in both sides of prostate, positive in one area of margin
first PSA results 1/07 <0.01%


Swimom
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Date Joined Apr 2006
Total Posts : 1732
   Posted 1/23/2007 9:22 PM (GMT -7)   
 
:-) Good news. Good news. Good news!!!

biker90
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Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 1463
   Posted 1/23/2007 10:32 PM (GMT -7)   
Great news Dawg, the "Undetectable Club" is the best club on earth!

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.
 
            "Cancer feeds on fear, starve it to death!"


Pete trips again!
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Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 1899
   Posted 1/24/2007 4:50 AM (GMT -7)   
Dawg, you sent that cancer back to hell where it came from! Way to go! Keep those 0s comin!!
Your 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.  


jetguy
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Date Joined Sep 2006
Total Posts : 741
   Posted 1/24/2007 5:29 AM (GMT -7)   
That is great news, Dawg!!!

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!


BenEcho10
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Date Joined Jan 2007
Total Posts : 133
   Posted 1/24/2007 7:31 AM (GMT -7)   
Congratulations! That is wonderful news.

Ben
DIAGNOSIS: 09/25/06. Age 49. PSA 4.6. PSA free 2%. Clinical pathology: Gleason 10. Stage T2a.           
 
SURGERY: 11/08/06. RP at Johns Hopkins. Surgical pathology Gleason 10. Stage T3a (positive margins.) Negative seminal vesicles, lymph nodes, and bone scan.
 
POST OP: 12/15/06: First post op PSA was 0.00.


M. Kat
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Date Joined Jul 2006
Total Posts : 715
   Posted 1/24/2007 10:48 AM (GMT -7)   
YEAH Dawgfan! that's great news! HIP HIP HOORAY!!
Husband Jeff 56 years old diagnosed July 27, 2006
PSA 6.5, 2 positive areas in biopsy, Gleason 3+3=6
Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy August 30, 2006
pathology report - all clear - cancer gone
1st post-surgery PSA test 0.1, 2nd post-surgery PSA test 0.1
no more pads Oct 12, 2006
first "real" erection with use of pump 12/16/06

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