Jul 19, 2012 12:27 AM GMT
Prostate Cancer Surgery Shows No Benefit For Many Men
Caslon20000 saidWhat this article fails to make clear is that you are not a statistic. It doesnt matter how the procedure does statistically or on average or whatever, if you die!
Gentlemen, get yourselves tested and proceed accordingly. You may not be one whose PC just turtles along slow enough for you to croak of something else.
wesbjack saidHad mine out at 52........if you want to know the real downside of this surgery, google " penile shrinkage after prostatectomy" and you will get an eyeful.
The PSA level-----thanks to lurker cells that remain in the body----is rising once again, this is 7 yrs after surgery..........so it is a tough call since you cannot predict where it will go.