• If my prosatte has been removed and my lymph nodes and there were no traces of cancer found in my bones or the lymph nodes, do I stand a good chance of handling any cancer that may have escaped before surgery?

    Asked by n2jhawks on Monday, February 6, 2012

    If my prosatte has been removed and my lymph nodes and there were no traces of cancer found in my bones or the lymph nodes, do I stand a good chance of handling any cancer that may have escaped before surgery?

    My gleasons were wacky 15 by the time I had surgery...prostate was full of cancer....average score of 7...the lymphs were clean though...bone scans we er clean....

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      mgm48

      I too am no professional BUT keep a watch on your condition - I had a radical in 2005 and no PSA for 4 years but in August scans for another problem showed bone lesions and my PSA was 99.7 & went to 117.9 hormone therapy has reduced me to the mid 20's. The doc's have no idea why it came back or how, it just did. again catching it early and slowing it down is about all they can do these days.

      over 5 years ago

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