The following link is a chart extended to me by an oncologist that should serve as a key to understanding study abstracts. I found it fascinatingly accurate in converting "doctor talk" to "layman talk".
LOL, now back to my serious ways...
Advanced Prostate Cancer at age 44 (I am 49 now)
pT3b,N0,Mx (original PSA was 19.8) EPE, PM, SVI. Gleason 4+3=7
Da Vinci Surgery ~ 2/16/2007
Adjuvant Radiation Therapy ~ IMRT Completed 8/07
Adjuvant Hormone Therapy ~ 28 months on Casodex and Lupron.
Post Edited (TC-LasVegas) : 2/10/2012 4:44:51 PM (GMT-7)