Freeedm here, 56 & just had RRP @ St.Vincents;Birm,AL on 10.7.11.
Big complements to: Dr.Bugg (Urol.Ctr.Ala)& staff for their prep., service, compassionate attitude. Great. I lost 30# and got up to 2.5 miles run/walk; situps; pushups;etc. Best shape of my middle life.
PostOp.:No incontentinence - dry pads ; Starting daily Cialis 5mg.(??)
I know -I am blessed. Supportive RN.wife & grown kids & 2 sweet gkids.
BUT, the pathology report showed PCa in right seminal vesc.!! Ouch
No PCa in margins per rept. I will get pathology rpt./copy in few days.
I THOT my PCa battle was going to be over ...
May go for Radiation?? to be SURE?? Will meet Nov. 14 w/ Rad./oncologist
Dr.Bugg & ED Nurse .
You guys (esp. Water Guy) have been a big encouragement. I don't always type messages but I Read a lot.
What do you think? ANy guys go in T1c & get an "upgrade" T3b???
Age today: 56 ; Self employed
July '10- psa 5.1 ; Nov.'10- First biopsy - didn't find PCa
May "11-psa7.9 ; July '11-Second biopsy - 2/ 14 cores had PCa/Rt.side
RRAP Oct.7,2011 ; Found PCa in right seminal Vasc.; Margins Clear
Oct.13.11 - Cath removed ;Pad free- 2nd day ; Taking 5mg.Cialis;