Great news on teh biopsy. And CAT scans sometimes do get a muddy picture, too, so no need to get too excited. The biopsy could be lymph, but it can still be treated. And about
the Gleason, it is important information but I like to two in eight core sample thing. It still sounds small. I was 4 in 8 with a psa near the drinkin age. (for me it was the drinkin age). But stay positive and stay Hopeful. I send prayer, but you keep sending the Love. God Bless you and your beloved uncle.
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.
Years in Remission (3/23/07): 1
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