February 4, 2007
Hello to all.......
This is my very first time of writing on this website. I have found it to be very informative so far.
I was diagnosed as having prostate cancer two weeks ago. I am in the process of trying to decide between two plans of action to get this under control.
My Gleason score is 3 * 3 and my stage is T2A and my age is 55.
The first plan is for radical prostatectomy for which I understand involves a four day hospital stay, not driving for four weeks and being off work for quite some time.
The second plan of action is for interstitial brachytherapy but I can not find out much information on this.
I have read lots of books and have checked out quite a few websites, however, there is just not much info stating short term and long term side effects. I do know it is done as an outpatient but I do not have much information other than that.
So, those of you that are in the know, please write me back and give me the pros and cons.
Thank you.......Santa Soccer Mac
Santa Soccer Mac