10 Great Things that Happened to Me After Prostate Surgery – The Urological Decafecta

By |May 6th, 2014|

I chose prostate surgery to treat my case of prostate cancer. You and your doctor may choose a different method.
When they wheeled me into the operating room, I had no idea that I would be receiving some “unadvertised” benefits.  Yes, prostate cancer was my diagnosis, and that is not a good thing, but I have to admit that I was more than pleasantly surprised after everything was said and done.

“The 3 goals of successful radical prostatectomy in descending order of importance are cancer control (margins), urinary continence, and potency.”1

 

Urologists sometimes speak of the ” trifecta.”  They’re not talking about horse racing – it’s a term that is sometimes used with prostate removal surgery. What do they mean?  In short, it describes […]

  1. http://www.roboticoncology.com/oncology-articles/organ-confined-prostate-cancer/#sthash.mRo6ONyS.dpuf []