3rd Woo~Hoo for Buddy, Lee & Murphy

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bluebird
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   Posted 8/10/2007 1:42 PM (GMT -7)   

   tongue   tongue tongue    Yea !  ~   Buddy, Lee, & Murphy,

 

3rd      PSA…   !!!~~~>>>  Woo~Hoo  <<<~~~!!!  undetectable

 

Cause  for   celebration!!!!!  Definitely!!!     

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

Enjoy it to the fullest. 

Yippeeeee!!!!!! From  Lee & Buddy

 

*     *     *     *     *     *

The ultimate “goal”… we all strive for…

Thank you for allowing us to share with you!!…. Our 16 month goal has been met.

 

It is very important to “all of us” to share everything! 

This is a way of positive feedback…

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

 

Caring is Sharing

Sharing… lets others know…. We Care….

 

Though you cannot always see the bird singing, if you listen with your heart,

you can always hear her song.


mama bluebird - Lee & Buddy… from North Carolina

 

v          We invite you to visit our personal thread:  Click Here:  “Our Journey” ~ Sharing is Caring 

April 3, 2006  53 on surgery day

RRP / Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy

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

3rd PSA 08-07-2007 Less than 0.1 Non-Detectable :)


IdahoSurvivor
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   Posted 8/10/2007 1:46 PM (GMT -7)   
Congrats on the test results!

I am celebrating with you!

Take good care.

Idaho
Age: 54
PSA: 4.3
Biopsy: T1c, 3+3=6, 2 pos. samples in one node, <5% volume
Surgery (robotic): 31 Jul 2007, saved nerve bundle on side of non-cancerous node
Hospital stay: 2 days
Final pathology: Tumor confined to prostate, T2a, 3+3=6, <1% volume
Working to get back into good shape
Waiting for that first post-op PSA


Cedar Chopper
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   Posted 8/10/2007 2:01 PM (GMT -7)   
Mr. Buddy & Ms. Lee,

Definition:  "Woo Hoo!"  The call of the Greater North Carolina Blue Bird,
                   usually when singing praise to high heaven from some mountaintop...

It is music to our ears!
 
CC

pasayten
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   Posted 8/10/2007 2:03 PM (GMT -7)   
Congrats!!!! 16 months of un-detectable and your other stats put you at 99% progression free probability! ( http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/10088.cfm ) Can't get any better than that!

Blessings from God!

Ray & Avis
Age 59 y/o - Last 3-4 years of annual general health checkups - PSA 5-6
3/13/2007 - 12 point biopsy - Left 0/6  Right 1/6 Gleason 3+3 Diagnosed as T1c
4/24/2007 - DaVinci performed at Virginia Mason hospital in Seattle
5/2/2007 - Catheter Out! Final pathology of Gleason 6  T2c Nx Mx,   approx 20% of prostate involved, positive margin, but only at 2 focal points.  
6/28/2007 9 weeks post-op incontinance... Overnite, went from 4-6 soaked pads a day from prev 8 weeks to 2 barely wet pads a day.
7/12/2007 11 weeks post-op  Minimal leakage...  one small pad a day
7/18/2007 First Post-Op PSA...  0.01 !!! 
7/30/2007 ED improved to about 60% erection and "functional". Only using 50mg Viagra generic every 2-3 days.
 


pasayten
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   Posted 8/10/2007 2:05 PM (GMT -7)   

BTW,  when is your Seattle area visit?  And what areas are to going to check out?  

Ray


Age 59 y/o - Last 3-4 years of annual general health checkups - PSA 5-6
3/13/2007 - 12 point biopsy - Left 0/6  Right 1/6 Gleason 3+3 Diagnosed as T1c
4/24/2007 - DaVinci performed at Virginia Mason hospital in Seattle
5/2/2007 - Catheter Out! Final pathology of Gleason 6  T2c Nx Mx,   approx 20% of prostate involved, positive margin, but only at 2 focal points.  
6/28/2007 9 weeks post-op incontinance... Overnite, went from 4-6 soaked pads a day from prev 8 weeks to 2 barely wet pads a day.
7/12/2007 11 weeks post-op  Minimal leakage...  one small pad a day
7/18/2007 First Post-Op PSA...  0.01 !!! 
7/30/2007 ED improved to about 60% erection and "functional". Only using 50mg Viagra generic every 2-3 days.
 


pasayten
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   Posted 8/10/2007 2:09 PM (GMT -7)   

Fiddlesticks!  Forgot to turn off signature on my second post...  nono

And it was to the moderator besides!!!  redface

Thanks God for GRACE!!!   yeah tongue

Ray


CVK
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   Posted 8/10/2007 2:19 PM (GMT -7)   
YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Congratulations!

Curt & Vicky
Age 52
Diagnosed 2/19/07
10 of 24 cores positive
Gleason 3+3=6 Changed to Gleason 3+4=7 after surgical pathology
PSA:3.3
DaVinci Prostatectomy May 11, 2007 at Univ. of Mich. Hospital
Stage: T2b
Pathology: May 16 - Cancer confined to prostate, Margins, Lymph & Seminal Vesicles all CLEAR!
Father and Uncle had prostate cancer
First PSA after surgery- July 5, 2007 = <0.01 !!!!!!!


Tony Crispino
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   Posted 8/10/2007 2:27 PM (GMT -7)   
Right on!

We gotta have healthy top dogs at this site. Great news and blessings to Lee, Buddy....and Murphy

Tony, Ruth, Blackie, Micky, Sebastian, Dirty Harry

AEG
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   Posted 8/10/2007 2:30 PM (GMT -7)   
Excellent news!!!! I'm so glad to hear it's "a big fat 0".

A.

biker90
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   Posted 8/10/2007 3:50 PM (GMT -7)   
Hey Lee, Buddy and Murphy,

Yeah, Yaaahooo!!!! MaryLu and I are so happy for your good news. Go celebrate! We are all out here sending big HUGS you way...

Jim
Age 73. Diagnosed 11/03/06. PSA 7.05. Stage T2C Gleason 3+3.
RRP 12/7/06. Nerves and nodes okay.
Pathological stage: T2C. Gleason 3+4. Cancer confined to prostate.
PSAs from  1/3/07 - 7/18/07 0.00. 
T level on 4/2/07 - 48     On 7/16/07 - 613
Started .10 ml Tri-Mix on 8/7/07.  It works!!!
Next PSA and T tests on 10/17/07
 
"Patience is essential, attitude is everything."
 


maldugs
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   Posted 8/10/2007 4:08 PM (GMT -7)   

Good stuff!!!! congratulations!! yeah

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
RP on 30th July,
Post op Pathology, tumour stage T3a 4+3=7, microcsopic evidence of capsular penetration, seminal vessels, bladder neck, free of tumour, lymph nodes clear, no evidence of metastatic malignancy, tumour does not extend to the apical margins.


mvesr
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   Posted 8/10/2007 4:13 PM (GMT -7)   
Dear Lee, Buddy, and Murphy. It makes me want to yell it from the Top of Old Fort mountain. 0000000000000!!!!!!!!!!!! Yipee.

Mika and Dale

creed_three
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   Posted 8/10/2007 5:42 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Lee and Buddy,

Thanks for sharing this great news - fantastic to hear. Have a great day! Lana & CJ
Creed_three
Lana posting for husband CJ (49 years). First PSA 3.5 (Nov 06). Open Radical Prostatectomy on Tuesday 17th April 2007. Gleeson 3 + 4 = 7. Confined to prostate. PSA 0.01 (June 07).


Swimom
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   Posted 8/10/2007 6:23 PM (GMT -7)   
Very Good News!!!

Be Well,

Swim
 


ldoun
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   Posted 8/10/2007 7:49 PM (GMT -7)   
I am happy for you and I hope you keep it going the right way.

(I just wish your posts were more readable--without the elaborate formatting, colors and fonts.)
Age 64
5'8" 145#
PSA pre-op 5.2 (12% free)
Gleason 3+4=7
Robotic RP 4/24/07 Dr. Albala, Duke
Post-op- Organ confined Gleason 7
6/18/07 PSA <0.1
10 wk: 0-1 mini pad per day
ED Cialis and VED prescribed


bluebird
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   Posted 8/10/2007 8:22 PM (GMT -7)   

  tongue     Wonderful support team…

 Thank you for your warm responses… yeah   

 

J Chirp~Chirp~Chirp  J

Hugs ~ Rainbows ~ Sunshine

The  Power  of Hope  ~  Positive  Thinking

 

IdahoSurvivor ~ Glasses just touched and I like the sounds of that!  Thank you!

CC   & Mika ~ Singing from Mount Mitchell ~  highest peak east of the Mississippi

 

Pasayten ~ sure like the sounds of that 99%  thanks!!!!

 

Hi ~ Ray & Avis,

September 6th   ~ Arrive in Seattle  /  Renting a car and driving to Kelowna, British Columbia

September 13th ~ Arriving back in Seattle

September 14th ~ Climb onboard MS Amsterdam / cruise destination ALASKAN EXPLORER VIA GLACIER BAY

September 21st ~ Arrive back to Seattle and fly home… to North Carolina

 

May be staying close to the airport on the 13th

 

Hopefully we can touch base in Seattle!!!

 

We will know more after we return from Maryland

Traveling August 18th returning on August 25th

 

·         Our signatures tell “Our Journey”… use it!!!

 

Curt & Vicky ~ Yay… you’re PSA is up soon!!!

 

Tony & Ruth ~  Woof..(Buddy) Woof.. (Lee)  Eeek!!! (Murphy) 

We promise not to tell the kitties that Blackie got top billing in the list of critters.  LOL

 

Alexa ~ Thank you … that gOOse egg sure feels gOOd.  OOps now I’m getting carried away…

 

Biker Jim & Mary Lu ~ We feel your arms around us…. Special Hugs for sure!!!

              

Maldugs ~ yep!!  gOOd stuff….. all the way from Australia… Yippeee!!!

 

Mika & Dale ~  Old Fort Mountain & Mount Mitchell are definitely alive with the Sound of Music… 

 

Lana & CJ ~ Around the world sharing… thank you for staying close

 

Swim ~ Yes… we are HealingWell…….

 

Idoun ~ Hi Jim…Thanks for being happy….  We will definitely continue moving forward.

 

*   *   *   *   *   *   *

 

   “God Bless You”

 

     It's a little prayer  ~  "God BlessYou" ...but it means so much each day,

            It means may angels guard you and guide you on your way.

 

Keeping you close in thoughts and prayers…

In Friendship ~ Lee & Buddy


mama bluebird - Lee & Buddy… from North Carolina

 

v          We invite you to visit our personal thread:  Click Here:  “Our Journey” ~ Sharing is Caring 

April 3, 2006  53 on surgery day

RRP / Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy

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

3rd PSA 08-07-2007 Less than 0.1 Non-Detectable :)

Post Edited (bluebird) : 8/11/2007 8:16:59 AM (GMT-6)


Dutch
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   Posted 8/10/2007 9:12 PM (GMT -7)   

Lee and Buddy:

We want to add our congrats for your "Woo Hoo".  Goose eggs are great - keep them coming.

Dutch & DutchESS


Diagnosed Feb 2001  (Age 65)  Currently 72
PSA 4.8      Gleason 3+3=6      Stage   T2b
Completed Proton Therapy @ Loma Linda - Aug 2001 - No side effects.
6yr PSA - 0.19
Our responsibility now is to educate men about Pca, PSA and the importance of early detection. 
 
 
 


Michael's Wife
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   Posted 8/11/2007 4:00 AM (GMT -7)   
Very good news!

Ellen

GreenAcres
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   Posted 8/11/2007 6:30 AM (GMT -7)   
A guaranteed raise of a glass of "something" here! Each time a good report rolls around it is indeed a best day ever!
 
We need to come up with a little chime that rings when a good report comes in.
 
The biggest congrats to you and Buddy.

myman
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   Posted 8/11/2007 8:52 AM (GMT -7)   

Let us join The Team in a toast to Buddy, Lee & Murphy and the value of zeros!  tongue           

Very nicely done,

Susan & Don


Izzyblizzy
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   Posted 8/11/2007 10:43 AM (GMT -7)   
triple whoo hoos for you and buddy!!!
 
Yeah!!!!
Age: 63
Diagnosed: 10/30/06
PSA: 3.7 (2005: 3.4, 2004: 4.0)
Biopsy: 1/10 cancerous, 5% of one core, right apex.
Gleason: 3+3=6
Da Vinci: April 10, 2007, Denver CO
Path results: 1% of prostate involved. Very small tumors on both right and left apex. Negative margins, negative seminal vessicles, lymph nodes left intact. Gleason upgraded 3+4=7.
1st PSA Results: May 11, 2007 <.01
 


Pete42
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   Posted 8/11/2007 11:18 AM (GMT -7)   
Hey guys- Here's a big WOO - HOO from California 

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
 


Tony Crispino
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   Posted 8/11/2007 11:22 AM (GMT -7)   
Hey Lee,
I would have really been in trouble if had listed Blackie ahead of Ruthie......:-)

Tony

spinbiscuit
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   Posted 8/11/2007 11:23 AM (GMT -7)   
 

Wonderful News!!!

We have journeyed far together, and it makes me feel so good to hear that all is going well for Lee, Buddy, & Murphy. Tonight I will toast to your continued success (I allow myself 4oz. of wine).

 

Keep up the good work,

 

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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   Posted 8/11/2007 12:04 PM (GMT -7)   
Woo Hoo Way To Go Buddy & Lee (Murphy too)
 
 
 
Those ZERO'S are the best!! We are still away visiting family but just checked in to be greeted by your wonderful news.
 
;o) Linda & Bob


Bob (61) - Laproscopic Prostate Removal Sept 27, 2006.
2 of 12 malignant biopsy samples - gleason 3 + 3 = 6.
 
Pathology - cancer completely contained, even a second more aggressive, previously undetected cancer)
PSA UNDETECTABLE Nov 2006, Feb and May,2007.

Bob also has two secondary conditions -- Polycythemia (elevated red & white cells & platelets) and . . Myelofibrosis) -- If anyone has experience with or information on these, please email us.

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