Won’t My Prostate Cancer Spill Into My Body if I Have Surgery?

By |December 27th, 2014|

This is one of the questions I had before going in for prostate surgery. Ok, so my doctor is about to remove my prostate gland, which the biopsy has already said is cancerous. Is he going to slice it up in my body before he takes it out? If so, aren’t some of those cancer cells going to leak out into my body and stay behind even after the cancerous gland is removed? That can’t be a good thing.

For me, the quick answer was – nothing should leak out, and here’s why… (All I can talk about is my case – you have to talk to your doctor about your case.)

When I had robotic prostatectomy, the surgeon removed my […]