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  1. #41
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    WOW.....I didn’t know that
    72...LUTS for the past 7 years
    TURP 2/16,
    G3+4 discovered
    3T MRI 5/16
    MRI fusion guided biopsy 6/16
    14 cores; four G 3+3, one G3+4,
    CIPRO antibiotic = C. Diff infection 7/16
    Cured with Vanco for 14 days
    Second 3T MRI 1/17
    Worsened bulging of posterior capsule
    Oncotype DX GPS 3/17, LFP risk 63%, Likelihood of Low
    Grade Disease 81%, Likelihood of Organ Confined 80%
    RALP 7/13/17 Dr. Gonzaglo @ Univ of Miami
    G3+4 Confirmed, Organ confined
    pT2 pNO pMn/a Grade Group 2
    PSA 0.32 to .54 over 3 months
    DCFPyl PET & ercMRI Scans - 11/17
    A one inch tumor still in prostate bed = failed surgery
    All met scans clear
    SRT, 2ADT, IMGT 70.2 Gys @1.8 per, completed 5/18
    Radiation Procitis, and Ulcerative Colitis flaired after 20 years
    PSA <.006 9/18, .054 11/18, .070 12/18, .067 2/19, .078 5/19, .074 7/19, .081 9/19
    We'll see....what is not known dwarfs what is thought to be fact

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    Quote Originally Posted by DjinTonic View Post
    Jake, did you know with same-day delivery you also have to read the entire book that same day?
    No! Ha.! I might fail at that - since it’s only guaranteed to arrive by 9pm which may only leave 3 hours!, but I will definitely be looking at it and reading part of it today/tonight when I get it. I will use it to pass the last 24 hours of having this catheter in me.
    diagnosed at age 55
    PSA 4.5 (8-24-2017)
    Biopsy 12-18-2017
    7 of 12 malignant
    3+4=7 (70%) right apex
    3+4=7 (95%) right mid
    3+4=7 (20%) right base
    3+3=6 (20%) right lateral apex
    3+3=6 (30%) right later mid
    3+4=7 (90%) right later base
    3+3=6 (30%) left lateral mid
    RALP- May 14, 2018 - Johns Hopkins, Dr Pavlovich
    Post op pathology: Gleason 3+4=7, Grade Grp 2. 10% Pattern 4
    pT2
    Max tumor dimension 18mm: pretty much in ALL zones but organ confined
    Lymph Nodes (3 right and 8 left) negative.
    Seminal Vesicle invasion: none Margins: negative
    Prostate= 52g, 4.3cm x 4.5 x 4.3
    Catheter out 9 days later May 23, 2018
    6 week PSA = 0.00 (July 7, 2018
    5 month PSA = 0.00 (Oct 15, 2018
    7.5 month PSA- <0.014 (different lab this time - Jan 3, 2019) 9.5 month PSA <0.014 (Mar 7, 2019)
    10 month ED still present. Trimix works.

 

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