I had three biopsies before finding the cancer. First was in 2000, second in 2004 and final one in 2012. My surgeon believes I had PCa for 10 years judging by the size of my tumor and prostate.
Bill from Florida
Age - 62 now, 61 at time of surgery
Feb. 2012 - PSA 18.5 Biopsy 4/27/12
Positive 10 of 12 cores, Gleason 6 then
Da Vinci Surgery 07/17/12, Dr. Vipul Patel, Celebration Health Hospital
Extraprostatic extension, positive margins, bladder neck involvement,
Gleason 3+4=7, involving 50% of gland, prostate weight 57 g.
Stage pT3a, Lymph node involvement: 0/4 First 4 PSA tests <0.1