Posted 2/6/2009 5:58 PM (GMT -6)
Sounds like a real good report there for 6 months, keep em coming like that. The only part that is puzzling me is the need for a rectal exam after your prostate was removed, but hey, if that is what your doctor said. Have a good one.
David in SC
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