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jwb187
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   Posted 8/13/2007 12:33 PM (GMT -7)   
I have been busy since my Davinci surgery April 24, been to a medical oncologist in St. Louis, started Lupron injections and now have radiation scheduled right after labor day. My incontinence has improved to about 2 barely wet pads a day. I have had 2 psa tests 1st one was 0.62....second one a couple weeks later was 0.59. It was after the second one that I was started on Hormone therapy....next psa test is Sept 28...hoping for something with a zero on the right side of the decimal. Anyhow, what I was kind of interested in knowing is for those of you who have had radiation what should I expect as far as burning, side effects, etc...Thanks, jwb
age: 61
PSA 4.57 - Positive DRE
Biopsy 3-19-07 - Gleason 4+4=8
Negative bone scan 3-20-07
DaVinci 4-24-07
Catheter out 5-01-07
post op pathology:
positive margin left side of prostate
left seminal vesicle involved (both removed)
No lymph node involvement
New gleason score 9
T3B....radiation consult on 5-9-07.


IdahoSurvivor
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   Posted 8/13/2007 3:51 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi jwb,
 
I have zero experience here, but I remember reading something in a Google Usenet group today about a woman who's husband is taking radiation treatments following RP.  The link is here:
 
And you'd need to go to an older posting (press the link at the bottom of the page) and see the post named "Radiation Boost Starts Monday."  I think the wife's name is debbie.
 
All the best to you.
 
Hope this helps.
 
Idaho

Age: 54
PSA: 4.3
Biopsy: T1c, 3+3=6, 2 pos. samples in one node, <5% volume
Da Vinci 31 Jul 2007: saved nerve bundle on side of non-cancerous node
Final pathology: Confined to prostate, T2a, 3+3=6, <1% volume
Working to get back into good shape
Waiting to take that first post-op PSA


kdnole
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   Posted 8/13/2007 3:51 PM (GMT -7)   
jwb187 - I'll be looking for your updates and good luck. I am in the same boat as you with a positive pathology report but I have yet to get my first post PSA. Is that standard to get Lupron before radiation therapy?
Age 44
PSA 4.8
Gleason 3+3=6
T2
Da Vinci 7/31/07 @ Duke
2.5 hr. surgery, released from Duke with in 14 hrs.
Saved both nerve bundles. 
Foley out 8/10/08
Positive Pathology Report 
New Gleason 7
Left side near nerve bundle invloved
Oncology visit in the near future for radiation


jwb187
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   Posted 8/13/2007 6:48 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi KD,

From what I understood from the Doctor's was that since there was going to be quite a time lag between surgery and the start of radiation I needed to have some treatment going on. My medical oncologist thought I should be started on Lupron asap. My radiation oncologist said he couldn't start radiation until at least 12 weeks post op and that he really liked for the patient to be continent when radiation began. I believe that my high Gleason score (9) has something to do with the agressive treatment. Thank you and Idahosurvivor for your responses to my question, I wish you both the best...jwb
age: 61
PSA 4.57 - Positive DRE
Biopsy 3-19-07 - Gleason 4+4=8
Negative bone scan 3-20-07
DaVinci 4-24-07
Catheter out 5-01-07
post op pathology:
positive margin left side of prostate
left seminal vesicle involved (both removed)
No lymph node involvement
New gleason score 9
T3B....radiation consult on 5-9-07.


Tony Crispino
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   Posted 8/13/2007 10:27 PM (GMT -7)   
It is possible that the high Gleason is the reason, but I do believe that it isn't unusual for an oncologist to suggest HT prior to radiation. As I have had to deal with, I was on HT a month before IMRT started. And it makes sense. We have had failed surgery and require additional treatments. HT shrinks disease. And if your hitting a target with a potential cancer killer, it helps to shrink the disease before commencing. In fact I have read different things that are outside of protocol that include the idea to begin HT BEFORE surgery. The logic here is to take high risk patients, usually shown by say my 19.8 pre-op PSA and Gleason 7, and possibly decrease the need for radiation by shrinking disease well enough that surgery can remove it. Not sure if there's too much truth to it. Once the disease has hit the seminals there is clear evidence that it has metastisized and become systemic. In Which case, regardless of PSA and Gleason, you should have a therapy that is systemic. And since your in need of HT, no better time than before radiation. Same logic goes if considering chemo. Start HT, wait 4-6 weeks, begin Chemo over 4-5 months, then wait a bit and begin radiation in hopes the Chemo killed systemic disease and the radiation picks up the higher density location near the prostate. That was a path I seriously considered. I stuck with protocol though and the sequence was Surgery, HT, Radiation.

Tony

jwb187
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   Posted 8/14/2007 4:29 AM (GMT -7)   
I believe you're on the right track Tony, sounds like your pc is real similar to mine. It makes sense that if on biopsy you're diagnosed with agressive disease you should begin HT, of course we don't or haven't studied the disease at the time and we're running on emotion and no professional says anything about it. Then again, they can't really tell with a biopsy whether the pc has escaped the capsule......I would imagine if we dug deeper you would find that it has something with insurance pay. I had no idea that Lupron shots were so expensive.....mine was billed to my ins co at close to 3 grand....of course they didn't pay that much. Probably the insurance industry has said they won't pay for HT until after surgery and a real need exists....jmho....thanks for the post and good luck in your fight!!!
age: 61
PSA 4.57 - Positive DRE
Biopsy 3-19-07 - Gleason 4+4=8
Negative bone scan 3-20-07
DaVinci 4-24-07
Catheter out 5-01-07
post op pathology:
positive margin left side of prostate
left seminal vesicle involved (both removed)
No lymph node involvement
New gleason score 9
T3B....radiation consult on 5-9-07.


Rufus
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   Posted 8/14/2007 8:17 AM (GMT -7)   

Hi JWB

AS you, I had PSA failure on my first post open RRP PSA test - 0.87  and then on the second 1.1 four weeks later. Although my Gleason wasn't as high (3+4 or 7) on pathology, I did have extraprostatic extension, High Grade PIN, tumour bilateral in 4 places and also 4 positive margins. We both have aggressive cancers.

In 06 I had 36 3D Conformal Photon radiation treatments through June and July. I also started on Lupron that I have taken continually both suring and since the salvage radiation therapy. The Lupron is given to bring the Testosterone (T) down to undetectable levels, since it is believed that T feeds the tumor and makes it grow. The primary reason for the radiation is the thought that the cancer missed is still present in the prostate bed and has not begun yet to metastasize in other locations. During your prostatectomy, did the surgeon check any of your lymph nodes? You mention that one seminal vesicle was positive. I chose to have the radiation done even if my PCa was systemic. I figured that anything that might help kill it even if not all was the better way to go.

Send me a message if you want more info about what to expect from the Lupron in terms of side effects. The radiation can also have major side effects, especially impotence.

I wish you well!!

Russ


Diagnosed: August 05 T1c 1 of 10 cores positive 5% vol no palpable on DRE Gleason 3+4 or 7
Surgury: RRP Dec 05
Pathology: Jan 06 PT3 20% PCa total volume bilateral 4 positive margins Gleason 3+4 seminal vesicles clear LN not checked extraprostatic extension positive right base and right central anterior no perineural invasion HG PIN present both nerve bundles saved
PSA: Mar 06 0.87 referred to radiation oncologist
PSA: May 06 1.1 June 06 Began 36 treatments EBRT 64 Gy ending July 06
HT: 2 weeks casodex 50 mg, then Lupron Depot 7.5 monthly for 18 to 24 months - monotherapy
PSA: Sept 06 <0.1 (lowest reading on assay) Testosterone (T) <0.4 (lowest on assay)
PSA: Mar 07 <0.1  T <0.4  PSA: July 07 <0.1 T <0.4  :) :)
 


jwb187
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   Posted 8/14/2007 10:12 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Russ,

I appreciate your post and informative information regarding Lupron and radiation. I am aware of most of the side effects of the Lupron as I have experienced some of them since beginning in June. In fact my flashes were so bad at night that I now take Megestrel to combat them, doesn't stop them but does make them less severe. I am least familiar with the effects of radiation....although my wife went through 6 weeks of radiation a little over 5 years ago for breast cancer and had not a problem one. I am not really concerned about the impotence as I haven't felt even the slightest twinge in the erection department since my surgery. Both my nerve bundles were taken as the doc had to take a extra large margin, and as you saw, still couldn't get it all... I have experimented with Viagra but all I get from it is a headache. I also have Levitra and Cialis but haven't tried them as of yet. As indicated in my profile, my lymph nodes were negative, not sure how many they checked....two I was thinking. I just take this one day at a time and do a lot of praying that all will come out all right in the end. Good luck with your journey...jwb
age: 61
PSA 4.57 - Positive DRE
Biopsy 3-19-07 - Gleason 4+4=8
Negative bone scan 3-20-07
DaVinci 4-24-07
Catheter out 5-01-07
post op pathology:
positive margin left side of prostate
left seminal vesicle involved (both removed)
No lymph node involvement
New gleason score 9
T3B....radiation consult on 5-9-07.
June 5, 2007 1st psa post surgery 0.62
June 19, 2007 second psa post surgery 0.59
June 19, 2007 started Lupron injection (24 mos)
September 6, 2007 scheduled to begin radiation treatments


Rufus
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   Posted 8/14/2007 10:22 AM (GMT -7)   
Thanks for your return comments. Sorry I missed your LN negative in your profile.

As can be seen I have had a pretty good response with the rads and the Lupron. What I didn't mention and should have - don't, and I mean DON'T - start radiation until you are continent -- My rad onc refused to start me ( I had to wait an extra two weeks) until I was continent. I think it makes a difference - one year later and I just dribble a few drops on occasion.

Good luck to you

Russ
Diagnosed: August 05 T1c 1 of 10 cores positive 5% vol no palpable on DRE Gleason 3+4 or 7
Surgury: RRP Dec 05
Pathology: Jan 06 PT3 20% PCa total volume bilateral 4 positive margins Gleason 3+4 seminal vesicles clear LN not checked extraprostatic extension positive right base and right central anterior no perineural invasion HG PIN present both nerve bundles saved
PSA: Mar 06 0.87 referred to radiation oncologist
PSA: May 06 1.1 June 06 Began 36 treatments EBRT 64 Gy ending July 06
HT: 2 weeks casodex 50 mg, then Lupron Depot 7.5 monthly for 18 to 24 months - monotherapy
PSA: Sept 06 <0.1 (lowest reading on assay) Testosterone (T) <0.4 (lowest on assay)
PSA: Mar 07 <0.1  T <0.4  PSA: July 07 <0.1 T <0.4  :) :)
 


jetguy
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   Posted 8/14/2007 4:17 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi, jwb, I am not familiar with radiation post surgery, but I had 43 treatments as my primary and only therapy. You may experience some loose stool, or you may not. I had a bit for a bit. If you are doing an IMRT you should experience no burning. None. No pain. As I write this, I am side effect free.

Bill
August of 2006, PSA up to 4.2 from 2.7 one year ago. 
October free and total PSA 12% free and 5.0 total.
A month, or so later, 4.7.
Late in the year decide on Image Guided IMRT.
Begin 43 treatments on January 23, 2007 and finish on March 23.
Four month post treatment PSA is 1.9.  (This is a very good result.)
No side, or after effects.  None.
I have aged a year and am now 63.  How did that happen?


sterd82
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   Posted 8/14/2007 8:06 PM (GMT -7)   

Hey JWB---

I had 36 sessions of IMRT last winter post-surg.....  about half way thru I started to feel pretty tired at night...toward the end I had a bit of loose stool and some urinary irritation...nothing I couldn't handle  ...  Now at 5 months since my last rt, I'm having a bit of leakage, but am working on keigels and took demtrol la for about a month...seems to be resolving.  Like you, my nerve bundles weren't spared...before I went on ht, I tried cialis but just got a headache....I had some success with the pump....Since I've been on ht, my libido really took a dive, so its been hard to be motivated to get things going.  Fortunately my wife of 20 years (as of tomorrow!) is very understanding and we've enjoyed alternative forms of intamacy.

GOOD LUCK!

 


Sterd82
Age 47
Open Radical Prostatectomy 6/9/2006
Pathological Stage T3a, Positive Surgical Margin
Gleason 3+4
PSA rose to .24 in November of 2006
6 month hormone therapy initiated December 1. 2006
36 sessions of IMRT Ended Feb 1, 2007
PSA as of May 25, 2007 undetectable
Next PSA November, 2007


jwb187
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Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 101
   Posted 8/15/2007 5:12 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Guys,

Thanks alot for the updated information.....sounds like if I'm lucky I may not have too many problems. I am almost continent, two lightly soaked pads a day, most from stress (I have a cold and sneeze quite a bit). My Doc told me he wouldn't start rad treatment until I was continent so I have another three weeks or so to become that way. As far as the ED situation, I am sure some of you will find that the older you become, the less importance an agressive sex life is....I know that mine and my wife of 40+ years was not what it used to be. Not that I'm knocking an occasional roll in the hay you understand!! When I go back to my surgeon the last of September I am going to ask him about the injections and also the pump...so far none of the medications for ed have worked at all for me.
Hang in there all of you, have a positive outlook and pray alot....jwb
age: 61
PSA 4.57 - Positive DRE
Biopsy 3-19-07 - Gleason 4+4=8
Negative bone scan 3-20-07
DaVinci 4-24-07
Catheter out 5-01-07
post op pathology:
positive margin left side of prostate
left seminal vesicle involved (both removed)
No lymph node involvement
New gleason score 9
T3B....radiation consult on 5-9-07.
June 5, 2007 1st psa post surgery 0.62
June 19, 2007 second psa post surgery 0.59
June 19, 2007 started Lupron injection (24 mos)
September 6, 2007 scheduled to begin radiation treatments


Tony Crispino
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   Posted 8/15/2007 9:27 AM (GMT -7)   
Jwb, et al,
I feel very "lucky" that my nerves were spared. While my stage is the same as you, and I have a similar prognoses, when I look at my 19.8 PSA I ask how'd I get some good luck here? Well I guess its a silver lining. I certainly have you all in my prayers. It's good to have you guys around at this site. I pray that all of us fare well in this fight. Especially my brethren in stage. You give me added hope and my will to survive is supported by yours.

Tony

CVK
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   Posted 8/15/2007 10:14 AM (GMT -7)   
I know I've mentioned this before somewhere on the boards, but now is a good time to mention it again to you guys. My dad had a radical prostatectomy in 1992 (I thought it was '94 but just rechecked). His cancer had grown outside of the prostate and he had 6 weeks of radiation, 5 days a week. His only problem with that was a little tiredness. I don't know if they weren't doing hormone treatments in '92 or what, but radiation was the only follow up he had. He has never had a recurrence AND next Tuesday he is going to be 90 years old. He's fit as a fiddle except for not being able to see very well and I just thought it might give you guys a boost to hear about him. I wish I had all of his stats as to PSA etc., but I don't. I do remember that when the Dr. came out to talk to my mother and me, he took dad's prostate out of a container and stuck it on his pen. ACK! Too much visual information. Hoping for all of you that you will have as great of an outcome as he has had!
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 !!!!!!!


mvesr
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   Posted 8/15/2007 5:10 PM (GMT -7)   
HI CVK. I wanted to take a good shot at my prostate with a shotun. What a release that would have been. Getting even with something that has caused me so much trouble would have been great.




Mika-mvesr

bluebird
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   Posted 8/15/2007 5:50 PM (GMT -7)   

Hey ~ JWB,

Keeping you extra close as you traverse these new stepping-stones.  Thank you for continuing to reach out to all of us…

Stay close ~ and pull from all of our strengths.

In Friendship ~ Lee & Buddy

 

 

Vicky ~ Thank you for sharing and reminding us that we should never give up!!

Give your dad a huge hug and tell him he is our inspiration.


 


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   Posted 8/17/2007 2:28 PM (GMT -7)   
Radiation itself is painless. Some of the side effects are fatigue, rectal bleeding, bladder damage, but they vary from patients to patient. I got something around 7700 grey over 42 treatments at age 66-67, and didn't suffer any radiation side effects until about three weeks before my final therapy. But even that was not bad. I didn't take naps on three or four afternoons, but I was able to drive myself the 20 miles and back for my treatments with no problems. I did experience some rectal bleeding the last three days, but it stopped the day after my final treatment.
Good luck with your radiation.
Prostate Veteran

bluebird
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   Posted 9/2/2007 7:34 PM (GMT -7)   

September 6, 2007 scheduled to begin radiation treatments

 

Hi ~ JWB ,

 

   Thinking of you

               …and wanted you to know

                            Please ~ continue to stay close

In Friendship ~ Lee & Buddy

 

 ~~*~~*~~*~~*~~~)*&^%  Group Hug %^&*(~~~*~~*~~*~~*~~

 

From the 3 of us...

Lee, Buddy, & Murphy

 


jwb187
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   Posted 9/3/2007 7:06 AM (GMT -7)   
Thanks Mama Bluebird for the "Hugs" and "prayers" as I start my next part of my walk. You and all the other concerned members of this forum are greatly appreciated. jwb
age: 61
PSA 4.57 - Positive DRE
Biopsy 3-19-07 - Gleason 4+4=8
Negative bone scan 3-20-07
DaVinci 4-24-07
Catheter out 5-01-07
post op pathology:
positive margin left side of prostate
left seminal vesicle involved (both removed)
No lymph node involvement
New gleason score 9
T3B....radiation consult on 5-9-07.
June 5, 2007 1st psa post surgery 0.62
June 27, 2007 second psa post surgery 0.59
June 27, 2007 started Lupron injection (24 mos)
September 6, 2007 scheduled to be marked and prepped for radiation therapy.


mgl
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   Posted 9/4/2007 4:14 AM (GMT -7)   
I too am starting radiation treatments on sept 6th, not looking forward to it but you do what you have to do
50 years old
gleason 3+4=7 psa5.8 clinical stageT2a
Da vinci surgery April10 2007 Mayo clinic Rochester, Mn.
extraprostatic extension Gleason -same
pelvic lymph nodes -negative
Catheter out April 19


Tony Crispino
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   Posted 9/4/2007 7:29 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi JWB, MGL,
I am a month out of RT now. Side effects did come up but they were very managable. And now almost completely subsided. I actually had samy light incintinance that is barely a drop or two. No burning sensation when urinating. Mostly a slight discomfort below the belt, and that did completely subside. Probably the most obvious side effect was one I did not notice until after the treatments. When I was done I started feeling energy. I mean that I did not notice the gradual energy drop off. The fatigue was light but very real. That also has completely subsided. Overall, the RT was very tolerable. I am already back to normal. And back to a full work schedule.

Tony
Age 45 (44 when Dx)
Pre-op PSA was 19.8
Surgery on Feb 16, 2007
Post-Op Pathology was poor: Gleason 4+3=7, 4 positive margins, Stage pT3b (Stage III)
HT began in May, '07 with Lupron and Casodex 50mg
IMRT radiation for 38 Treatments ending August 3, '07
 
My PSA did drop out after surgery to undetectable.  It has not returned and I will continue HT until January '08.
 
My Life is supported very well by family and friends like you all.
 
STAY POSITIVE!


Tony Crispino
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   Posted 9/4/2007 7:29 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi JWB, MGL,
I am a month out of RT now. Side effects did come up but they were very managable. And now almost completely subsided. I actually had samy light incintinance that is barely a drop or two. No burning sensation when urinating. Mostly a slight discomfort below the belt, and that did completely subside. Probably the most obvious side effect was one I did not notice until after the treatments. When I was done I started feeling energy. I mean that I did not notice the gradual energy drop off. The fatigue was light but very real. That also has completely subsided. Overall, the RT was very tolerable. I am already back to normal. And back to a full work schedule.

Tony
Age 45 (44 when Dx)
Pre-op PSA was 19.8
Surgery on Feb 16, 2007
Post-Op Pathology was poor: Gleason 4+3=7, 4 positive margins, Stage pT3b (Stage III)
HT began in May, '07 with Lupron and Casodex 50mg
IMRT radiation for 38 Treatments ending August 3, '07
 
My PSA did drop out after surgery to undetectable.  It has not returned and I will continue HT until January '08.
 
My Life is supported very well by family and friends like you all.
 
STAY POSITIVE!


jwb187
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Total Posts : 101
   Posted 9/19/2007 6:33 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi all,

An update on my radiation therapy.....finally got marked and did my simulation with the Novalis IMRT machine on September 6. I started with my treatments on the 13th and now have five under my belt.....only 30 more to go!!! So far so good, no problems noticed, although it may be a little to soon for any side effects to develop. I am adjusting to the routine of going to the treatment center, changing into my gown then spending all of 15 minutes on the table, then done for the day. I hope any others on this site that are having IMRT treatments that they are going as smooth as mine seem to be. Good luck to all. jwb
age: 61
PSA 4.57 - Positive DRE
Biopsy 3-19-07 - Gleason 4+4=8
Negative bone scan 3-20-07
DaVinci 4-24-07
Catheter out 5-01-07
post op pathology:
positive margin left side of prostate
left seminal vesicle involved (both removed)
No lymph node involvement
New gleason score 9
T3B....radiation consult on 5-9-07.
June 5, 2007 1st psa post surgery 0.62
June 27, 2007 second psa post surgery 0.59
June 27, 2007 started Lupron injection (24 mos)
September 6, 2007 scheduled to be marked and prepped for radiation therapy.
Start IMRT therapy on September 13, 2007.


jwb187
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Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 101
   Posted 10/6/2007 4:52 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi all,

Another update on my continuing battle with pc. I am now over halfway through with my IMRT treatments and so far so good, no side effects that I can tell. I had an appointment with my surgeon on Sept 26 and had my second Lupron shot and also a test of my psa level. I finally got that zero on the right side of the decimal point as my psa was .08 down from .59 the time before. I would still like for it to be a little lower at least below .04 the next time I have it checked. Hopefully by having completed my IMRT treatments on Oct 31 the next psa will be there. Good luck to all in your walk and thanks for all the prayers. JWB
age: 61
PSA 4.57 - Positive DRE
Biopsy 3-19-07 - Gleason 4+4=8
Negative bone scan 3-20-07
DaVinci 4-24-07
Catheter out 5-01-07
post op pathology:
positive margin left side of prostate
left seminal vesicle involved (both removed)
No lymph node involvement
New gleason score 9
T3B....radiation consult on 5-9-07.
June 5, 2007 1st psa post surgery 0.62
June 27, 2007 second psa post surgery 0.59
June 27, 2007 started Lupron injection (24 mos)
September 6, 2007 scheduled to be marked and prepped for radiation therapy.
Start IMRT therapy on September 13, 2007.
September 26,2007 psa test .08


bluebird
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   Posted 10/6/2007 8:06 AM (GMT -7)   

Hey ~ JWB,

This is wonderful new…. And we really appreciate you staying close! 

Keep moving forward because that .04 is just around the corner!!  yeah

Our thoughts are with you… 

In Friendship ~ Lee & Buddy

 

 

  tongue   Yea!!  JWB ~

 

  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 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.

 

J  Caring is Sharing ~  Thank You for Sharing  J

 

 

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mama bluebird - Lee & Buddy… from North Carolina

 

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April 3, 2006  53 on surgery day

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

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