Margin status = Negative. (full information below).
Directly from Pathology Report:
(report is two pages long, including measurements of all portions and descript
ions of all parts).
Comments at end of report:
Type of tumor: small acinar adenocarcinoma.
location of tumor: Left posterior mid gland, slices B9, B10, and B11; right anterior mid gland, slide B5.
Estimated volume of tumor: 1.4 cc.
Gleason score: 4+3=7
Estimated volume of tumor > Gleason patter 3: 70%.
Involvement of capsule: Tumor invades capsule (left posterior quadrant, slide B10).
Extraprostatic extenstion: None.
Margin status for Tumor: Negative but is <0.1 cm from left posterior margin (slide B10)
Margin status for benigh glands: Benign glands present at linked extension margins; right posterior apex, slide B1.
Involvement of seminal vesicle: None.
Perineural infiltration: Present.
Prostatic intrapithelial neoplasia (PIN): Present extensively.
Lymph node status: None present.
AJCC/UICC stage: pT2cNXMX
Age: 55, 8/08: PSA 6.2 (%free 12.1) 10/08: Biopsy 1 positive of 10 samples. Gleason 7 (3+4), 12/2008: Transrectal Ultrasound 2/24/2009: Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy (DaVinci). PSA (Post-Op) 4/2009: 0.01, 7/2009: 0.01, 7/2010: less than 0.04; 10/12/2011: PSA “0.12”.Currently taking Viagra, works every time. Tried Bimix (.3 too much - Priapism, ended up in ER, no more of that).