You might get some variation of the continence. For me it varied for a few weeks because, as I was told, you still have some swelling in that area. When it changes so will the control, but it was perfectly tolerable for me. You will likely receive a recommendation for radiation. Don't worry about it if you do. It was a breeze for me. I doubt you will be recommended to take on hormone therapy as yet. Unless you PSA fails to drop out that may change, but I believe it will and you have my prayers that it does. God Bless you and good luck on that first PSA.
Age 45 (44 when Dx)
Pre-op PSA was 19.8
Surgery on Feb 16, 2007
Post-Op Pathology: Gleason 4+3=7, 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
Current PSA (1/08): <0.1
I will continue HT until May '09.
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