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    Hi and Welcome MR B! Very sorry that you have...

    Hi and Welcome MR B! Very sorry that you have been drafted into "The PCa Club" but very glad that you have arrived at The Forum where you will and already have received lots of input and support at...
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    Hi Busby! Fully enjoy your well deserved...

    Hi Busby! Fully enjoy your well deserved vacation and the beautiful ocean sunsets as you face west!

    Upon returning to "reality after vacation," start to get up early, turn eastward and enjoy...
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    Hi wbigs! Welcome to "The Good side of RP!" As...

    Hi wbigs! Welcome to "The Good side of RP!" As your fellow FBs have suggested, Lots of walking will help nearly everything. Nothing strenuous until cleared by your surgeon. Follow all of the post...
  4. Hi Dougbla! Now that is some GOOD News! ...

    Hi Dougbla! Now that is some GOOD News! Congrats!

    Keep the "<" glued to the front end of your PSA results!

    Have a great appointment on Tuesday!

    MF
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    Thank you for pointing that out. Missed it but...

    Thank you for pointing that out. Missed it but now Got it! IMO, that does qualify as a decreasing PSA! Congrats!

    Out of curiosity, do you have any info on the PSA Methodolgy used? I am curious...
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    Hi VickyJo! I am deeply saddened to learn that...

    Hi VickyJo! I am deeply saddened to learn that Steve is no longer with us. He arrived at The Forum in the midst of a major battle - actually at war - with PCa. Through it all, he was always most...
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    Hi & Welcome FishnReps! First step to take is...

    Hi & Welcome FishnReps! First step to take is backwards + take a long deep breath + calm down and let's get this all into perspective.

    Southsider has provided a very sound perspective and no...
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    Keep in mind that most AS protocols have a PSA...

    Keep in mind that most AS protocols have a PSA cutoff of 10.0

    To D2s point: Discuss with your AS MD what your personal cutoff PSA level.

    To Dj's point: Johns Hopkins wrote a very strict...
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    Sure looks very STABLE to me Wilde!!! Simply...

    Sure looks very STABLE to me Wilde!!!

    Simply continue to keep it that way!

    MF
  10. Hi & Welcome jaffa2000! Hope all is well...

    Hi & Welcome jaffa2000! Hope all is well Down-under!

    FYI: You have a fellow Aussie named Davii who joined The Forum about 3 years ago. The two of you have somewhat similar stats. You should...
  11. Good luck Dougbla! Fingers crossed for a...

    Good luck Dougbla! Fingers crossed for a favorable result.

    As Tom Petty once crooned: "The waiting is the hardest part!"

    Remain confident and calm & send us an update.

    MF
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    Hi djust! 1) Re "...He told me he had done...

    Hi djust!

    1) Re "...He told me he had done over 1500 robotic and 2000 open prostate removals ...:" These numbers reflect a highly experienced URO Surgeon. I can't speculate on surgical skillset...
  13. Thank you Dj! This is an exceptional world wide...

    Thank you Dj! This is an exceptional world wide collaboration by top institutions.

    For those of us who, at some point, potentially face BCR blocking the Path to 100% Cure, it is very...
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    Hi Stan! Thank you for filling in the blanks. ...

    Hi Stan! Thank you for filling in the blanks. The reason for that suggestion is: On occasion, PSA results can be/are incorrect due to laboratory or analytic error(s). Most often the error occurs...
  15. CONGRATS Ron! You've crossed a Big post RP...

    CONGRATS Ron! You've crossed a Big post RP Milestone!

    You went to an Apex PCa Program and received guidance & treatment from HBC, MD, = one of The Pillars of PCa research & treatment.
    ...
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    Hi sfmcfar! Did you obtain a copy of the original...

    Hi sfmcfar! Did you obtain a copy of the original 4kscore Final Report?

    What values are listed for:

    - Total PSA = _ _ _?

    - Free PSA = _ _ _?

    - Intact PSA = _ _ _?
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    EPE/ECE earns a "3" on The Path Report. Al:...

    EPE/ECE earns a "3" on The Path Report.

    Al: Keep in mind that: pT3a with all "<0.02" is far, far more preferable than pT2 with a rising PSA!

    MF
  18. Hi KPINOTT! TY for the info! I quickly searched...

    Hi KPINOTT! TY for the info! I quickly searched the internet found the following clinical update:
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    Hi Busby! In reverse order: - Re "If some doc...

    Hi Busby! In reverse order:

    - Re "If some doc wants me to start HT, who would that be? Would my urologist/surgeon do that or would it be the RO? Or maybe someone else?" Seek the input of a URO...
  20. TY Dj! A standard question we suggest to ask ROs...

    TY Dj! A standard question we suggest to ask ROs is: "Can you pinpoint locate the site(s) of recurrent/remnant PCa?" Fortunately the imaging technologies continue to rapidly evolve with improving...
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    Great diversion Rob! Glad you survived Woodstock...

    Great diversion Rob! Glad you survived Woodstock '69 and now share your experience!

    Very sorry that you will not be jumping into your car next week and heading up I-95 to the Baltimore area (No...
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    Excellent job Celticroots! You are demonstrating...

    Excellent job Celticroots! You are demonstrating to all who visit The Forum the importance of 2nd Opinion Consultations with expert MDs! Not only do they examine your disease status from a...
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    Dj: Glad that you have taken so much from our...

    Dj: Glad that you have taken so much from our Forum. Flipping the page, I, along with countless other FBs & FSs, are most appreciative and offer the highest level of gratitude for the exponential...
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    Welcome VikingsRule! (although I am Patriots...

    Welcome VikingsRule! (although I am Patriots fan!) When I started my journey, MP 3T MRIs were reserved for those who had a previous (-) Biopsy (Bx) followed by a continued rising PSA and MD...
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    Welcome Bear69! Very sorry about your struggles...

    Welcome Bear69! Very sorry about your struggles dealing with PCa - but you are TX Tough and almost at the Radiation Finish Line! Maintain the course of Hormone Therapy as prescribed by your MDs. ...
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