Will cancer cells spill into my body when the surgeon is in there cutting away? This was one of my main questions, when I was considering how to treat my prostate cancer. Which therapy should I go with? If I choose surgery, won’t that make things worse (in the long run) by cutting up the prostate gland in my body and spilling the cancer cells all over the place? Over time, won’t that allow the cancer to come back (biochemical recurrence) ?
Well you should ask your doctor about this, because I did. And I got a very good answer (for me and my specific case).
There are things in this world called “specimen retrieval bags.” Medical equipment companies make them. […]