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Prostate Cancer

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Did you opt for surgery for your prostate cancer? Why or why not? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Paul, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: September 14

I did have a removal of my prostate in February 2016. I had a biopsy which showed 5 out 12 areas cancerous. Out of the five areas one was at a high range of 7 and the other 4 were less than 6 (Gleason rating). The doctor suggested surgery after other tests he did showed no cancer spread. I had CT, bone scan and lung x-ray. PSA was 9 something. It has been 6 months since operation but I am still having urine leaking problems and of course erection problems. I guess I at this point wonder if other treatment options should have been looked at in my case but was kind of scared to wait by the information I received from doctor on the things that could result from not taking surgery. So far no PSR detected but that would be if he removed a healthy prostate. I am sitting here wondering.

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