Posted 1/26/2009 9:40 AM (GMT -6)
Welcome back to the land of the living! You have really good post-surgery pathology report, it is saying all the right things you need it to say. I agree with James, probably a tad early on the sexual side, but hey, at least you are thinking about it.
Age 56, 56 at DX, PSA 7/7 5.8, 7/8 12.3
3rd Biopsy 9/8 Positive 7 of 7 cores pos, 40-90%, Gleason 7
Open RP surgery 11/14/8, Non-nerve sparing, 4 days hospital, staples out 11/24/8, 5th cath out on 1/19/9
Post-surgery Pathlogy Report:Gleason 3+4=7, pT2c, 42 grm, tumor 20%, Contained in capsular, clear margins, clear lymph nodes
First PSA Post Surgery 2/9/9