I was so excited to post my forum and to actually receive replies that I forgot to post my husbands findings . I am reading this from my husbands biopy patjology report so here goes: He is 49 yrs old, his gleason score is 6 (3+3) involving 60% of surface area. His report read he is positive 1 core was positive for pc. His first psa was 5.4 on 6/07 and the last psa was in July reading 5.2. How many hours will the robotic surgery require.
At first we were confused about the findings. Making a decision was heart breaking, depressing and mind boggling. His decision on robotic surgery vs. radiation and harmone therapy was one of the biggest decisions ever in our marriage. I was so depressed and sad for him. I then became Angry. Then, came acceptance and peace. I realized i needed to Support his decision fully because life does go on. A part of what I was feeling was selfish and i at first considered my own needs (if you know what I mean). All of thought was "he's so young" and why us? Then I sat down a thought to myself HOW DARE YOU? I prayed and prayed and prayed for acceptance in whatever decision he made and for a positive recovery. I want to be 100% there for him so that he can heal and recovery. I don't know what to expect post op because every patient is of course a different recovery but mentally, I want to be educated well on how to help my husband.
Thanks to all and especially, this forum