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Husband and father of two (current ages 6 and 8). Age 47 when diagnosed (currently 49).
Pre-surgery PSA: 13.7 Pre-surgery Gleason: 4+3=7
CT Scan, Bone Scan, PET Scan: Clear
Laproscopic Surgery on May 28, 2008, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis.
Right nerve bundle spared; left bundle removed.
POST-SURGERY PATH REPORT: Gleason: 4+3=7;10% of prostate with all quadrants involved; extraprostatic extension at left base and apex; extensive perineurual invasion present. Bladder neck, lymphvasular space, seminal vesicles, 17 examined lymph nodes, and all surgical margins FREE of tumor. T3a.
Four-week post-surgical PSA = 0.1; Seven-week post-surgical PSA = .01;October 2008 PSA = 0.0; January 2009 PSA = 0.0; April 2009 PSA = 0.0; July 2009 PSA = 0.0; October 2009 PSA = 0.0; January 2010 PSA= 0.0; April 2010 PSA =0.1 (anxiety starts); May 2010 PSA still = 0.1.