It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Cancer Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-21-2011, 08:37 AM   #1
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Edison, New Jersey
Posts: 9
texworld1021 HB User
Question Treatment Decision, leaning to Surgery

I was diagnosed in 2007 with low level cancer in one of 12 cores Gleason 6 and decided on Active Survelliance. My PSA started going up and I had another biopsy. This time the Gleason is 7 (3-4) and it is recommended I take action.

My urologist and second opinion person are both surgeons and I am 90% sold but not 100% that this is my best course of action. I am 64 yerars old and otherwise in good health.

Is there anyone out there that has recently had radical prostatectomy open surgery and can they tell me what to expect.

Last edited by texworld1021; 06-21-2011 at 08:39 AM.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
radio active iodine treatment shell50 Cancer 0 06-14-2010 10:46 AM
Cancer & fertility. Am I crazy to hope for a baby after treatment? petunia40 Cancer 0 08-26-2008 02:47 PM
the Dr Nicholas Gonzalez treatment Ogilvie74 Cancer 1 06-08-2008 05:46 PM
Radiation~Chemo Treatment Side Effect Question.... Rick55 Cancer 0 02-26-2008 01:54 PM
Diagnosis/Treatment side-effects question sztoomuch Cancer 1 01-25-2008 10:56 AM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:20 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2015 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!