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Date Joined Jun 2007
Total Posts : 789
   Posted 7/26/2007 9:05 AM (GMT -6)   
Well, in 3 days on Monday 30th I am scheduled for RP at 1.30pm, I can't wait to get it over with and thank God for my GP who insisted I consult the Urologist, my tumour is stage T2a and is in the right lobe, hopefully, is has not spread outside the prostate, but we will see when the op is over, thanks to all the ppl on this site who have helped me more than you can realise.... wish me luck..see you on the other side.
Regards Mal.
age 66 PSA 5.8 DRE slightly firm Rt
Biopsy 2nd July 07 5 out of 12 positive
Gleason 3+4=7  right side tumour adenocarcinoma stage T2a
Extraprostatic spread Not identified
Itraductal Carcinoma Not identified
RP on 30th July

Tim's Wife
New Member

Date Joined Feb 2007
Total Posts : 15
   Posted 7/26/2007 10:27 AM (GMT -6)   
Wishing you a speedy recovery and a clean lab report!  Good luck! 

Regular Member

Date Joined Mar 2007
Total Posts : 114
   Posted 7/26/2007 11:20 AM (GMT -6)   
All the best my friend, you have much positive energy and good thoughts coming from this side of the globe! Let us know how y7ou are doing when you feel up to it. Peace. Pete
Diagnosed 1/26/07
Stage Tc1
Gleason 6
PSA 3.8
12 samples, positive in one 15%
Biopsy - 1% involvement, no bladder neck, Gleason 3+3, Tc1
Age 51
Surgery (robotic) May 4 2007 City of Hope
Final pathology - fully contained to prostate, TC1, Gleason 3+ 3
Fully continent one month

Regular Member

Date Joined May 2007
Total Posts : 234
   Posted 7/26/2007 12:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Wishing you the best. Remember to take it easy after the surgery. no heavy lifting. Relax.

We will be thinking of you on the 30th

Rick & Diana
Diag: 2-14-07 Gleason 8 Stage T1c PSA 5.09
Bone Scan 3-1-07 Clear
Radical retropubic surgery 4-2-07  Post surgery Gleason 9 Stage T3a Positive margins
4-29-07 PSA 0.02
6-9-07   PSA 0.02
7-6-07   PSA 0.03

Regular Member

Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 357
   Posted 7/26/2007 2:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Good luck! I recommend you spend the next 3 days having sex!

Prostate cancer diagnosed: May 15, 2006 (age 40)
Gleason score: pre-surgery 3+3=6; post-surgery 3+4=7
daVinci radical prostatectomy: July 25, 2006
size of tumor: approx 1.1 inches; negative margins from surgery

- number of pads/day at 3 months after surgery: 3 to 5
- number of pads/day at 4 months after surgery: 1 to 2
- number of pads/day at 6-12 months after surgery: 0 to 1

- 1st post-surgery PSA: 0 (Nov 2006); 2nd post-surgery PSA: 0 (Feb 2007)
- 3rd post-surgery PSA: 0 (May 2007); 4th post-surgery PSA: 0 (June 2007)

The search for timber: took Viagra/Cialis approx. every other day, ErecAid once a day, injections. Peyronie's diagnosed 7/5/07. Now on Cialis, L-arginine and pentoxyfylline, ordered to be celibate for 6 weeks.

- PGE1 batting average: .364 (4 for 11)
- Bimix batting average: .200 (2 for 6)
- Trimix batting average: .500 (1 for 2)

"Lost in the valley without my horses, no one can tell me what my remorse is..."

Veteran Member

Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 823
   Posted 7/26/2007 7:33 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Maldugs. Hang in there, it is almost over. You will have your surgery and it will soon be a distant memory. We are praying for you and wishing you the best of luck. Let us know as soon as you can how you are doing. See you on the other side!!

Good luck


Regular Member

Date Joined Nov 2005
Total Posts : 154
   Posted 7/26/2007 8:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Maldugs,

I'm sending you lots of prayers that you have a quick and speedy recovery. Keep us posted.


Veteran Member

Date Joined Apr 2006
Total Posts : 818
   Posted 7/27/2007 4:16 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Mal,

We'll all be thinking of you, and praying for your complete recovery. Just think of one short term goal you want to achieve after surgery; it helps to have that to look forward to. For me it was a BBQ'd ribs w/potato salad & Onion rings.

Good luck on Monday,

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

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