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Old 10-25-2011, 06:58 PM   #361
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Such WONDERFUL news!!!!! I am so happy for you guys to get this news - big exhale for sure...and now time to dance!
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Old 10-25-2011, 07:11 PM   #362
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Thanks for updating about your DH's health--such good news!! And the relief you both must be feeling has to be incredible.
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Old 10-25-2011, 07:15 PM   #363
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In this case the trend is your friend. Great news.
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Old 10-25-2011, 07:25 PM   #364
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So happy to hear your good news ! Celebrate !
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Old 10-25-2011, 07:31 PM   #365
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Thanks for the update, and congratulations!
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Old 10-25-2011, 07:39 PM   #366
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Great report. Happy for both of you.
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Old 10-25-2011, 09:22 PM   #367
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Yea!! Really good news.
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Old 03-02-2013, 05:08 PM   #369
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I know how we love to talk about prostates.......so here's an update.

12/15/10........Diagnosed with cancer........................................PSA. ..... 4
6/1/11............Blood work done after RT....................................PSA...... 5
7/13/11..........Blood work done after antibiotics..........................PSA...... 3.5

10/20/11........Blood work done for 'official' 6 month checkup.........PSA...... 2.3


................exhale................
Once again I've decided to update this thread. It's had a lot of views and I thought it might give some comfort/information to folks that are dealing with prostate cancer now or may face it in the future.

We had quite the scare when DH had his PSA checked six months after 10/20/11 as his number had gone to 4.3. The doc immediately put him on antibiotics for three weeks. One week after all the pills were taken, another PSA was done. The result was 2.2.

He was tested three months later...the result was 2.5. I was happy with the number, but it had increased a little and I was not too thrilled....but was not overly anxious.

Six months later.......

....we just got the result from the blood work done three days ago. It is 1.8.

It continues to be a roller coaster ride, however so far so good.
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Great to hear his numbers are looking good!
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Six months later.......

....we just got the result from the blood work done three days ago. It is 1.8.

It continues to be a roller coaster ride, however so far so good.
Great news! Thanks for sharing.

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First obvious is my prayers are with you and your DH. Second those are awesome numbers and let's hope they remain that way. Third keep the faith love is a big help in any cure.

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Great to hear his numbers are looking good!
What he said! His test results seem to be heading in the right direction, overall. I am so happy for you.
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Happy to hear the good news that his numbers are down.
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Happy to hear the good news that his numbers are down.
+1. Hope it'll continue to head in the right direction.

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