I have been reading as many experiences, prior to my own surgery, I thank you for sharing.
It appears they caught it just in time. 2 cells out of capsule, but able to clear, with no damage to nerves.
PSA 4.6 2/2005 (not addressed by family doctor)
PSA 7.6 2/10/2009
PSA 7.9 2/17/2009
Biopsy: 3 of 12 cores postive 25% left side
Robotic Surgery 5/18/2009
Roswell Park Cancer Inst., Buffalo, NY
Dr. James Mohler
Upgrade Gleason 4+3=7
Tertiary grade 5
15% gland involved
Focal extrprostatic extentension
High grade PIN
Perineural invasion identified
MARGINS of excision are NEGATIVE for tumor
Vascular/lymphatic invasion: NO
Seminal Vesicle invasion: NO
Lymph Nodes: None sampled
Pathological Staging (pTNM): T 3a NX MX
cather out 5/28/2009
drippage throughout day, but twice a night controlled flow.
Next PSA 7/9/2009