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Prostrate cancer with gleason 3+3=6 and psa 10.7with negative bone scan and MRI .Is it curable?

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Dr. Martin Morell
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Prostatectomy

If localized may be the answer. Check with urologist.

In brief: Prostatectomy

If localized may be the answer. Check with urologist.
Dr. Martin Morell
Dr. Martin Morell
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In brief: Talk to Dr.&family

It has been shown by NIH study that men with low risk dse:Glea score 6,PSA less than 10 & clinical stage T1c(found by needle bx only bc.
of high PSA) to T2a(involing half of one lobe or less) who get no treatment have similar ca.free survival as those treated ,over 10-15 yrs.after diagnosis. You are only 59.It is a difficult decision.It is not easy for Dr.to tell you leave it(liability...)Best wish

In brief: Talk to Dr.&family

It has been shown by NIH study that men with low risk dse:Glea score 6,PSA less than 10 & clinical stage T1c(found by needle bx only bc.
of high PSA) to T2a(involing half of one lobe or less) who get no treatment have similar ca.free survival as those treated ,over 10-15 yrs.after diagnosis. You are only 59.It is a difficult decision.It is not easy for Dr.to tell you leave it(liability...)Best wish
Dr. Michael Michaels
Dr. Michael Michaels
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In brief: Favorable histology

You describe a tumor of favorable histology.
A gleason three tumor is on the lower scale of risk. Other pertinent information would be the size of the tumor ;#40;percentage in core and number of cores positive;#41;. You should seek the advice of an oncologist for specific cure statistics and treatment options. It is not uncommon to observe small gleason 3 tumors as they sometimes are less aggressive.

In brief: Favorable histology

You describe a tumor of favorable histology.
A gleason three tumor is on the lower scale of risk. Other pertinent information would be the size of the tumor ;#40;percentage in core and number of cores positive;#41;. You should seek the advice of an oncologist for specific cure statistics and treatment options. It is not uncommon to observe small gleason 3 tumors as they sometimes are less aggressive.
Dr. Christopher Bibb
Dr. Christopher Bibb
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