First PSA Result since Surgery

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randy_in_indy
randy_in_indy Member Posts: 496 Member
edited March 2014 in Prostate Cancer #1
I am officially a member of the ZERO CLUB!!!!!!!!! <0.1 NONDETECTABLE!!!

I now feel I have confirmation on my choice of methods...and particularly surgeons!

Pardon me I am going to celebrate with my sweetie!

Here's to everyone making the right choices for a cure!

my stats:

52 years old
PSA 9/09 7.25
PSA 10/09 6.125
Diagnosis confirmed Oct 27, 2009
8 Needle Biopsy = 5 clear , 3 postive
<20%, 10%, 10%
Gleason Score (3+3) 6 in all positive cores
11/09 Second Opinion on Biopsy slides from Dr. Koch
(4+3) = 7 5%
(3+4) = 7 10%
(3+4) = 7 10%
Endorectol MRI with Coil - Indicated the Palpal tumor was Organ confined
da Vinci 12/29/09 - Dr. Hollensbee & Scott
Post Surgery Pathology:
Prostate size 5 x 4 x 3.5 cm Weight: 27 g
Gleason: Changed to (3+4) = 7
Primary Pattern 3, 80%
Secondary Pattern 4, 18%
Tertiary Pattern 5, 2%
Tumor Quantitation:
Greatest Dimension, Largest tumor focus: 19 mm
Additional Dimension 18 x 15 mm
Location, largest tumor focus: Right posterior quadrant
Multifocality: Yes
Greatest dimension second largest focus 10 mm
Location: second largest focus: Left Posterior quadrant
Extraprostatic extension: Yes
If yes, focal or non-focal: Nonfocal
If yes: location(s) right and left antero-lateral
Seminal vesicle invasion: No
Cancer at surgical margin: No
If no, closest distance with location: less than 1 mm, right posterior quadrant
Apex involvement: No
Bladder involvement: NO
Lymph-vascular invasion: No
Perineural invasion: Yes
Lymph nodes: 9 from right pelvic 0/9 positive
Stage: pT3a, pNo, pMX
All nerves sparred - found two additional pudendal arteries

FIRST PSA TEST 2-11-10 <0.1 NONDETECTABLE

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  • bdhilton
    bdhilton Member Posts: 865 Member
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    Let me be the first here
    Congrats...Glad it worked out for the best for you and to many years! B
  • spottydog10
    spottydog10 Member Posts: 73
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    bdhilton said:

    Let me be the first here
    Congrats...Glad it worked out for the best for you and to many years! B

    Congratters!
    Hope all the

    Congratters!
    Hope all the rest are in the future
    Cheers
    Mike
  • jminnj
    jminnj Member Posts: 129 Member
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    Randy,
    That is great news!!!

    Randy,

    That is great news!!! Congratulations!!! May there be many more zeroes in your future!

    Joe
  • lewvino
    lewvino Member Posts: 1,010
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    Congrats to the Hoosier boy.
    Congrats to the Hoosier boy. To bad the Colts didn't win!

    Larry (Living in Tn but born in Indiana)
  • randy_in_indy
    randy_in_indy Member Posts: 496 Member
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    lewvino said:

    Congrats to the Hoosier boy.
    Congrats to the Hoosier boy. To bad the Colts didn't win!

    Larry (Living in Tn but born in Indiana)

    Thanks so much everyone!
    It's amazing how much help this survivor network has given me! Just having someone that has gone through the same thing and shared experiences is invaluable. Thank God for CSN!

    Regarding the Colts....the better team won that day...and deserved it...The Saints played clean and honorable I am happy for Drew and the City...There is Next Year!

    Randy in indy
  • gkoper
    gkoper Member Posts: 173
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    Thanks so much everyone!
    It's amazing how much help this survivor network has given me! Just having someone that has gone through the same thing and shared experiences is invaluable. Thank God for CSN!

    Regarding the Colts....the better team won that day...and deserved it...The Saints played clean and honorable I am happy for Drew and the City...There is Next Year!

    Randy in indy

    Zero
    Great news Randy...........always good to hear a success story.
    Live the dream.
  • marc1957
    marc1957 Member Posts: 79
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    CONGRATS
    Way to go Randy, better for you to place #1 ( Zero PSA ) and the Colts to finish #2 !

    Thanks for sharing the good news.

    regards

    -marc
  • randy_in_indy
    randy_in_indy Member Posts: 496 Member
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    marc1957 said:

    CONGRATS
    Way to go Randy, better for you to place #1 ( Zero PSA ) and the Colts to finish #2 !

    Thanks for sharing the good news.

    regards

    -marc

    Marc You are so right!
    There is always next year for the Colts...

    Thanks and God Bless!
  • hopeful and optimistic
    hopeful and optimistic Member Posts: 2,342 Member
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    Hi Randy,
    I'm glad that everything worked out....keep on posting.........Ira