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Re: post surgery pathology report - perineural invasion
My experience is that PNI is also a finding that comes with the post surgery pathology report. My own (local) urologist was clearly concerned about this finding in regards to the possible future course of my cancer. In my case there was already documented some extra prostatic invasion (stage t3a) so adjuvant radiation was to be recommended. I then asked the appropriate person at the hospital where the surgery took place if I should consider the PNI in my future actions. He indicated exactly what you read in the prior comments in this thread. He said that the going consensus was that PNI was of little or no prognostic value.