Group Hugs for CJ & Lana *creed_three ~ Surgery Day ~ Tuesday, April 17th

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   Posted 4/14/2007 10:44 PM (GMT -6)   

Be part of the HealingWell ~ as our “family” group sends special thoughts!!!

 This is the best therapy “preparation” we can give someone.



   :-)   Hi ~ Lana & CJ,


Just a little hug to let you know we will be there ~ in thoughts and prayers as you head into surgery…


Please touch base as soon as you feel up to it!!!


In Friendship,


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

From the 3 of us...

Lee, Buddy, & Murphy



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2-4-2007 Hello from Creed (49 years at dx)

3-23-2007   Bladder spasm question

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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Date Joined Nov 2006
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   Posted 4/14/2007 11:04 PM (GMT -6)   
Good luck Lana and CJ. We'll see you on the "other side"...

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. 
PSA on 4/4/07 - 0.00  T level - 48  Restarted T therapy.
Next PSA on 7/11/07.
 "Cancer feeds on fear - starve it to death."

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Total Posts : 474
   Posted 4/15/2007 7:07 AM (GMT -6)   
You two are going to do great! We'll be here for you on the "flip-flop"!
Husband age 66
PSA on 5/1/06: 4.2 (had doubled in 13 mos. and rising monthly)
DaVinci Surgery 8/2/06 - Austin, TX w/Dr. Randy F.A.G.I.N.
T2a (at biopsy)
At pathology - 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 - Next one: 4/17/07

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   Posted 4/15/2007 9:43 AM (GMT -6)   
Lana & CJ,
You're headed on the road many of us have taken, we'll be thinking of you and hoping for a full & speedy recovery.

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Date Joined Oct 2006
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   Posted 4/15/2007 2:38 PM (GMT -6)   
Best wishes for you both! Looking forward to hearing from ya all when able :)'

Ken and Tanya
Age: 63
Diagnosed: 10/30/06
PSA: 3.7 (up from 3.4 previous year)
Biopsy: 1/10 cancerous, 5% of one core, right apex.
Gleason: 3+3=6
Da Vinci: April 10, 2007
Path results: 1% of prostate involved. Very small tumors on both rght and left apex. Negative margins. Gleason 3+4=7.

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   Posted 4/15/2007 4:47 PM (GMT -6)   

CJ & Lana,

God Bless both of you for surgery day!  Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Ray & Avis



Age 59 y/o 
PSA 5-6 and PSA Ratio 21-24% over last 3 years
Biopsy Screening -12 points 3/13/2007
Left Core OK  -- Right Core Gleason 3+3
Consisting of single less than 1mm focus at tip of 1 core.
Diagnosed as T1c cancer
Scheduled for DaVinci 4/24/2007

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Date Joined Feb 2007
Total Posts : 365
   Posted 4/15/2007 5:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Dittos to all the above messages. It will be over soon and you can get on with the healing process. God bless both of you.

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


Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.”

George S. Patton

American Soldier and General

Pete trips again!
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   Posted 4/16/2007 9:29 AM (GMT -6)   
God speed my friends! See you on the other side.
Your friend,
54 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. Testosterone Theropy since 12/06, Erect, Dry & Lovin Life!!! I am's what I am and that's all that I am!!! 

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Date Joined Feb 2007
Total Posts : 242
   Posted 4/16/2007 3:25 PM (GMT -6)   
CJ and Lana, you two as well as the kids our in our thoughts and prayers. Kurt and Courtney
Kurt & Courtney
47 year old
Great Health prior to dx
Dx on 1/29/07
PSA 4.1
Gleason 3+3=6, both lobes
Stage T2c, I believe
Tumor involves 20% of cores, both lobes
Live in OK
Da Vinci scheduled 3-14-07 in Austin
Post-Op  Gleason 6, Stage t2c nx mx  YAAAAA HOOOOOO! 

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