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Re: Just Got The News

Ok, I have known for about a week. How do I tell anyone. I haven't told my wife, my boss. Nobody. They know I went to a urologist, I told them I had to have a test because my PSA was elevated. I am average. 7.

Re: Just Got The News

TELL YOUR WIFE!! She is as much a part of this as you are. It will effect her as much as you. Wives can be a great help for husbands going through this - if you let them. Probably not such care free days ahead but at this stage there is a great possibility you can successfully treat this. Be strong, PAY ATTENTION, and accept help when it is offered. Jon R.

Re: Just Got The News

Thank You.

Re: Just Got The News

Age is the deciding factor here, Gleason 7 3+4 have reasonable outcomes against 4+3,
staging also critical in deciding what path to take, in my case 54 with stage T3a G7 3+4 meant one option only get rid of the prostate, in majority of cases once at pathology the prostate under examination are graded UP. It is true you've three options Surgery, Radiation, ADT combined. Radiation as a first choice means Surgery out of the question if unsuccessful keep that in mind with staging and Gleason.

Re: Just Got The News

Tell your wife, tell a friend! It will a relief just to get it out. Don't rush to make a decision, you have allot of time to do your research. And remember you' ve probably caught this early which is good news!

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