I am well known here as a non-religious member. In addition to that, I am not a surgery guy. That puts me in a big time minority. In spite of that, my opinions have always been welcomed.
I welcome James C.'s post and his intent. I think that civility is an important part of this site and I welcome it. I understand fear and aggression. I am, after all, a man who had (I hope) prostate cancer. Let's be kind and helpful.
August of 2006, PSA up to 4.2 from 2.7 one year ago.
October free and total PSA 12% free and 5.0 total.
A month, or so later, 4.7.
Late in the year decide on Image Guided IMRT.
Begin 43 treatments on January 23, 2007 and finish on March 23.
Four month post treatment PSA is 1.9.
Seven month PSA is 0.8.