For some time I have been meaning to recommend the Well blog by Tara Parker-Pope of The New York Times as a current resource on prostate cancer. Here is a link to her articles dealing with PC..well.blogs.nytimes.com/tag/prostate-cancer/
Included in the links is the blog of Dana Jennings who has been battling an aggressive PC for over a year.
Age at diagnosis 66, PSA 5.5
Biopsy 12/08 12 cores, 8 positive
CAT scan, Bone scan 1/09 both negative.
Robotic surgery 03/03/09 Catheter Out 03/08/09
Pathology: Lymph nodes & Seminal vesicles negative
Margins positive, Capsular penetration extensive Gleason 4+3=7
6 weeks: 1 pad/day, 1 pad/night -- mostly dry at night.
10 weeks: no pad at night -- slight leakage day/1 pad.
3 mo. PSA 0.0