if you are diagnosed early in the disease -and are younger - your survival rate is greater - that is one reason why the reason for surgery over other treatments deal with the length of survival time - if you have 10 years or less of assumed survival rate (even dying of old age) -non-surgical means are promoted.
-the chart rate was what I expected with what I have learned since diagnosis.
-wishing you all the best
Age: 54 -gay with spouse, Steve - live in Peteborough, Ontario, Canada
PSA: 10/06/2009 - 3.86
Biopsy: 10/16/2009- 6 of 12 cancerous samples, Gleason 7 (4+3)
Radical Prostatectomy: 11/18/2009
Pathology: pT3a- gleason 7 -extraprostatic extension -perineural invasion -prostate weight -34.1 gm
Post Surgery-PSA: April 8, 2010 - 0.05 -I am in the ZERO CLUB - hooorah!
Next PSA: Sept 23, 2010 -TBA