I just finished salvage radiation 5 weeks ago after my PSA started to climb at my 10 month post surgery test. It went from 2 readings of <.1 to . 2 at 10 months to .3 at 12 months to .4 at 14 months. Started salvage radiation on April 14th completing 36 daily treatments on June 4th. I went through it just fine with small side effects and feel fine today. I am waiting for my first follow up PSA test which will not come until August in about 4 weeks.
Age 49, PSA 6.22 on 9-26-06
Biopsy 11-01-06, 2 of 13 cores 10% cancer, 2 other cores abnormal Up-dated 20% prostate cancerous
Gleason score 3+3=6 After Surgery Pathology report 4+3=7 a couple agressive Grade 5 cells found
Da Vinci surgery 01-09-07 UW Madison
Pathology Report- cancer 100 % capsual contained 1-18-07
1st & 2nd Post PSA Blood Test .1 and less - Undetectable
3nd Post PSA Blood Test 01-17-07 .3
March 27th PSA .4 Begin Salvage Radiation April, 14 2008
Incontenence-Pad free since end of May 07 4 1/2 months post surgery
ED back to 95% prior to surgery - no medication required.