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Hi,

I apologize in advance if my question is silly.
Is this true:
During the surgery (prostate removal) there is a danger of mixing the blood of cancerous cells with the normal cell's blood.

Your feedback is highly appreciated!


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replied April 7th, 2009
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I guess you are interested if the prostatectomy increases the risk for cancer cells to spread into blood system.
Actually, prostate removal is indicated for removal of all cancer cells, but, if the cancer cells have already spread before the surgery, prostate cancer can rich the advanced stage after the surgery.
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