Hubby went for his biopsy this morning. Wouldn't let me go. Said it wouldn't be bad, nothing I could do, etc. OK. No problem.
He came home and said the urologist told him (and showed him on the ultrasound) that he had cancer. Urologist did 6 cores. He had told us Tuedsay that he would do 12+! I AM FURIOUS that he only did 6. Of course hubby took that as a good sign- must not be bad, etc. I wanted to tell him, but didn't- that it might NOT be such a good sign. Hubby said it looked to him like about 30 % of the prostrate was affected and that it couldn't have spread because it didn't look 'spider-like'. I told him that didn't indicate anything. Prostrate cancer can spread via blood and lymph, etc and not 'look' bad. Urologist did say that the bladder 'looked good'. Oh- and the urologists said once he got the pathology report he'd see if he needed to order bone scans, ct scans, etc. Hubby took that as good ,too, because Tuesday the urologist had said he WOULD be ordering them. I don't want to discourage hubby- and won't say anything- I want him to keep positive. But I am afraid he is being a bit too optimistic and not realistic at all. Now he's saying no need for a second opinion.... etc.
I guess it's just my thought processes. I'd rather get as much info as possible. Prepare myself for the worst- then if it's better, great. If not, I'm prepared to handle it.
Still wish they had done more than 6 cores. Just doesn't seem prudent to do so few.