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daveed
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Date Joined Jul 2006
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   Posted 3/27/2007 9:17 AM (GMT -6)   
4 month PSA still less than 0.02 or UNDETECTABLE
Things are going to be just fine!!!!!!
Diagnosed March 06
PSA 4.4
Two biopsies. One core of each 5% cancer, two suspicious
Gleason 3+3=6
DaVinci surgery Nov 1, 06
Cancer confined to prostate
Ist PSA 6 weeks post op less than 0.02
 


Izzyblizzy
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Date Joined Oct 2006
Total Posts : 411
   Posted 3/27/2007 9:46 AM (GMT -6)   
great news :)
Significant other diagnosed: 10/30/06
PSA: 3.7 (up from 3.4 prior year)
Gleason: 3+3
Biopsy: 1/10 positive, 5% cancerous, right apex.
Da Vinci Scheduled: 4/10/07


biker90
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Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 1464
   Posted 3/27/2007 11:39 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey Daveed,

Congrats. We all love those zeros!!!!!!!!!!!!

Good luck,

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."


M. Kat
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Date Joined Jul 2006
Total Posts : 715
   Posted 3/27/2007 1:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Yeah Daveed! let's do the happy dance.......kat
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, 3rd PSA <0.1
no more pads Oct 12, 2006
first "real" erection with use of pump 12/16/06
3/07 - occasional dribbles and erections with Cialis and pump


lawink
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Date Joined Oct 2006
Total Posts : 621
   Posted 3/27/2007 3:22 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Daveed!

Wishing you a lifetime of ZEROOOOOOS!! Yahooooooooooo!

;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 aggressive, previously undetected cancer)      PSA UNDETECTABLE November 2006 AND February 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.


myman
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Total Posts : 1219
   Posted 3/27/2007 4:44 PM (GMT -6)   
Congrats daveed!

PianoMan
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Date Joined Feb 2007
Total Posts : 365
   Posted 3/27/2007 5:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Congrats Daveed!! Keep the low scores comin'

54 years old

PSA = First ever was 9.8 in late Oct. ‘06, two weeks later, 10.1

DRE: Negative

Biopsy results 11/22/06 (6 out of 8 cores positive), both lobes, Gleason 3+3 = 6

Da Vinci Robotic RP surgery, City of Hope, Jan 12, 2007

Post surgery pathology – Organ confined, Gleason still 6, margins clear.

First post-surgery PSA -- Undetectable, 2/20/07


GreenAcres
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Date Joined Jul 2006
Total Posts : 474
   Posted 3/28/2007 8:12 AM (GMT -6)   
Whew! Great news, Daveed!
Husband age 65
PSA on 5/1/06: 4.2 (had doubled in 13 mos. and rising monthly)
DaVinci Surgery 8/2/06
T2a (at biopsy)
T4c (at pathology) w/cancer cell leakage into fatty tissue
Post-Surgical PSA on 10/3/06 - undetectable!
Update: 11/1/06 - perhaps bladder neck involvement; 30%-50% chance of recurrence
Future: PSA tests twice-yearly for now
 


norskie
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Date Joined Jan 2007
Total Posts : 376
   Posted 3/28/2007 9:07 AM (GMT -6)   
Daveed
Great news and hope you never have to experience anything but "0" again.
norskie
Age 49, PSA 6.22 on 9-26-06
Biopsy 11-01-06, 2 of 13 cores 10% cancer, 2 other cores abnormal Up-dated 20% prostate cancerous
Gleason score 3+3=6 After Pathology report 3+4=7 some agressive 5 cells found
Da Vinci surgery 01-09-07 UW Madison
Pathology Report- cancer 100 % capsual contained 1-18-07
Catheter removed 1-18-07 suffered bladder spasms Catheter reattached 1-18-07
Catheter removed 2nd time 1-24-07
1st Post PSA Blood Test 3-22-07 <.01 Undetectable
2nd Post PSA Blood Test Scheduled for 7/5/07
Incontenence 1 Pad a day
ED back to 90-95% prior to surgery - no medication required.


Tony Crispino
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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 8128
   Posted 3/28/2007 12:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Good to hear you're nothing but a big zero....LOL
God Bless Daveed!!!!!!!!!!

Tony

56pontiac
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Date Joined Sep 2006
Total Posts : 234
   Posted 3/28/2007 8:12 PM (GMT -6)   
yeah   yeah Great News yeah I get my second blood test since surgery this friday and am looking for a low score.

daveed
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Date Joined Jul 2006
Total Posts : 172
   Posted 3/29/2007 8:50 AM (GMT -6)   
Best of luck 56. (why do we say luck?) May your score be the best.
God speed
Diagnosed March 06
PSA 4.4
Two biopsies. One core of each 5% cancer, two suspicious
Gleason 3+3=6
DaVinci surgery Nov 1, 06
Cancer confined to prostate
Ist PSA 6 weeks post op less than 0.02
 


jetguy
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Date Joined Sep 2006
Total Posts : 741
   Posted 3/29/2007 3:46 PM (GMT -6)   
Way to go, Daveed - congrats!

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!
Began IGRT January 23, 2007. 


bluebird
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Date Joined May 2006
Total Posts : 2542
   Posted 4/1/2007 12:04 PM (GMT -6)   

Yea!  daveed,

%~~~~>>>  Woo~Hoo  <<<~~~~%  undetectable

 

Cause  for   celebration!!!!! 

               What a wonderful day it is each and every-day….

                              Enjoy it to the fullest my friend.

 

Yippeeeee!!!!!! From  Lee & Buddy

 

*     *     *     *     *     *

The ultimate “goal”… we all strive for… Thank you for sharing ~ that your goal has been met….

It is very important to “all ”of us!  This is a way of positive feedback…

A way of showing others Hope… and a way of Sharing.  

  :-) Sharing is Caring ~  Thank You for Caring  :-)


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

2nd PSA 02-06-2007 Less than 0.1 Non-Detectable :)

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