Questions to ask your dr. about PCa

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Sonny3
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   Posted 11/20/2009 12:04 PM (GMT -6)   
Found this cool link that has a pretty good list of questions to ask your dr. about the various forms of treatment for PCa. Just thought I would pass it along FWIW.

http://www.urologychannel.com/patient-information-prostate-cancer/index.shtml

Also, here is the link to the PCa home page for the site, it is another source of info for those doing research on PCa.

http://www.urologychannel.com/prostatecancer/treatment.shtml

Sonny
61 years old
PSA 11/07 3.0
PSA 5/09 6.4
Diagnosis confirmed July 9, 2009
12 Needle Biopsy = 9 clear , 3 postive
<5%, 90%, 40%
Gleason Score (3+4) 7 in all positive cores
CT Organ Scan - negative
Nuclear Bone Scan - Negative

da Vinci 9/17/09 Dr. Mani Menon Henry Ford Medical Institute

Post Surgery Pathology:
Gleason: Changed to (4+3) = 7
Stage: T3a
Tumor Volume 12.5%
ALL NERVES SPARED
Margins: focally positive right posterior mid level
Perineural Invasion: present
Seminal Invasion: absent
Venous Invasion: absent
Angiolymphatic Invasion: absent
Left Internal iliac lymph node: reveals zero
Right Internal lymph node: reveals zero

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