Yes, and both results were the same. Clean margins. Same Gleason score.
Yet, the pc had metastasized to distant lymph nodes but there weren't enough cells to show (it takes many) up for months. Crazy, huh?
How many times have we mentioned here the sameness and the differences? Amazing isn't it?
Husband Diagnosed 11/17/05 Age: 63 No Symptoms
PSA: 7.96, Positive DRE
Biopsy Right: 6 of 6 Cores Positive Biopsy Left: 1 of 6 Cores Positive
Gleason: 4+3 = 7 Stage: T2B N0 MX
3 mo. PSA Post Surgery: 11.8, 12.9, 13.9 Bone scan, CT scan, Endorectal MRI, Chest XR - neg.
9/06/06: 6 mo. PSA: 18.8 Distant lymph node involvement Start HT Lupron 3 mo. shots
12/06/06: PSA 0.8
03/07/07: PSA 0.306/06/07: PSA 0.1