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   Posted 3/7/2009 8:50 PM (GMT -6)   
How much importance is placed on Tumor Volume after surgery, ie relationship between tumor volume and prostate volume.  I would assume the smaller the tumor or tumor's the better !
Does this play a part in reocurrance rates ? or is it more whether or not it is contained or not ? 
Age 51yrs
DX 11/11/08
6 out of 8 cores positive 3 X 60% / 3 X 10%
Gleason 3+4=7
Stage T1c
Robotic Surgery 24/12/08
Upgrade Gleason 4+3=7
Stage T2c
Neg Margins and Nodes
Nil - Extraprostatic Extentions
Dry less than 1 week (unbelievable)
ED- taking Meds/ No result yet
PSA 28/1/09 0.03
PSA 24/2/09 0.03
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