I just found an interesting article that might benefits all of us who are not so sure whether cancer will return after radical prostatectomy. Not sure if the link is allowed on this site.
Nanoparticle PSA Test Predicts If Prostate Cancer Will Return
Age - 54
Diagnosed - 09/2009
Gleason - 3+3
PSA - 6.7
4 out of 12 cores positive on the left side
MRI shows none on the left side and "cancerous" issues on the right side
RRP on 02/03 with Dr. Lee in Philly
One night stay, nerves bundles are preserved on both sides.
After catherer removed - 90% continent
Prostate - 66g
Capsular involvement: Into but not through capsule.
Seminal vesicle invasion: None
Positive margins: None
Gleason score - 3+4=7
Extracapsular extension: Yes, right anterior aspect, 27 and 33 mm from apex (blocks 1GG and 100)
05/13/2010 - 3 month PSA result - < 0.1