Posted 3/3/2008 1:20 PM (GMT -7)
Hi everyone, well finished the radiation therapy on 24th January, have been away on holidays, starting to feel like my old self again, tiredness, and effects of the radiation, have abated, even spent all day yesterday using my chainsaw, cutting wood for winter, now am waiting for the all important PSA result on the 30th April, bit like a slow torture wondering if it will be ok, but I guess I have to stay positive, but still feel my life is on hold 'till then, what will be will be, in the meantime carrying on as normal as possible.
age 67 PSA 5.8 DRE slightly firm Rt
Biopsy 2nd July 07 5 out of 12 positive
Gleason 3+4=7 right side tumour adenocarcinoma stage T2a
RP on 30th July,
Post op Pathology, tumour stage T3a 4+3=7, microcsopic evidence of capsular penetration, seminal vessels, bladder neck, free of tumour, lymph nodes clear, no evidence of metastatic malignancy, tumour does not extend to the apical margins.
Post op PSA 0.5 26th Sept.
PSA 23rd Oct.0.5 seeing Radiation Onocologist 31st Oct.
Started radiation treatment on 5th Dec, to continue until 24 Jan. 08.
Finished treatment, next PSA on 30th April.