The forum software is a bit erratic sometimes with the display of signature information. There is only one thing about
signatures that is certain. Whenever anyone posts a comment complaining that their signature is truncated or missing, that comment will always contain the full information, as you experienced above.
As to your topic for this thread, we have a number of members here who advocate strongly for Active Surveillance for low-risk disease and you have done more than any other member I can recall to convince them that there really are some men who are constitutionally unsuitable for AS. Unless we are all wrong and you are
now considering AS then I can't see any way that the predictive value of your having one high-volume core would affect your decision-making process about
It also seems logical to me that a g6 wouldn't easily get to be 80% of a core. So naturally I'm thinking my G6 is not a G6
Part of the reason why the argument about
whether Gleason 6 disease is really "cancer" gets so animated sometimes is that while, on the one hand, it doesn't tend to metastasize and go galumphing off through the body threatening a mans life, it is still capable of growing vigorously throughout the prostate and into nearby organs, causing trouble. So your worry doesn't seem that logical to me.
Slow PSA rise 2007-2012: 1.4=>8
4 bxs 2010-2012:
3)positive 1 of 14 GS6(3+3) 3-4%, 2nd opinion GS7(3+4)
Mild Pre-op ED
DaVinci RRP 6/14/12. left nerve spared
Path: pT3a pN0 R1 GS9(4+5) Pos margins on rt
24 mo ADT3 7/12 - 7/14
Adjuvant IMRT 66.6 Gy 10/17/12 - 12/13/12
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