Funny meeting a guy like you in a place like this. :) As you can see by my profile I am 54 and just got out of RRP with one positive margin. I am waiting to see what I do from here but I am a lot happier knowing alot of what we are dealing with and not just shooting into the forrest.......yet.
Welcome you will find this site to be very informative.
diagnosed 01-08-08 53 years old
High PSA for 5 or more years
2004 Biospy negative
2008 Biopsy positive (01-08-08)
10 cores, 1 positive and at 1% of that one core
Current PSA 6
Bone and Ct scans negative
Staged at T1C
Gleason 3+3 = 6
Robotic Da Vinci performed March 27th, 2008
University of Chicago
5 hour surgery , 3 hour recovery
Unexpected Cardiac issues appear and disappear?
Hospital stay 30 hours
Catheter out in 7 days expected leakage
Erectile funtion back on line 9 days
Post Pathology T2C, Gleason 7, 10 % of both portions of prostate, Seminal vessels clear, fat tissue clear,Tumor on bottom of prostate distal, 1 positve margin distal at urethra, going to meet with oncologist to discuss treatment options if any at this time.