I'm 56 and have been on AS for five years. I've had four biopsies; three of which found small amounts of GL 6. Over this five year period my PSA has climbed from 5 to 12. My doctor isn't too concerned about the PSA because I have a rather large prostate (60 cc's), but he is concerned that cancer was found in different locations yet believes the cancer is still within the prostate. Due to my age, excellent health and life expectancy he recommends a RRP. I'm scheduled for the later part of September.
My question is this: If the cancer has not escaped the margins what is the possibility for a full cure?