I appreciate all the great input. Dont get me wrong I am not feeling sorry for myself, geez I am doing great I feel so fortunate. I some times second guess my decision not to radiate that positive margin.
David thanks for the nomogram, never saw that one. Very happy with the numbers. Thats about where I was clinically before surgery and the bad margin. Thanks a million. Its going to be around 20 below zero tonight. Me and living1963 got this pipe subject going. I will see more broken pipes once it gets above freezing than you can shake a stick at. It will be a great year for plumbers and sprinkler fitters this year. Ever see what happens when you shoot a hose in the air when its -20 degrees. Yup comes back huge chunks of ice. Teaches the Newbees to keep their helmuts on.
zufus, go ahead and abuse the acronyn P.I.S.S. all you want, it won't p_ _ _ me off.
Living1963 I am glad your O.K. but your "you got voltage" is hilarious. You have a fine woman there. I have never known one, not that there aren't many now, that know where the main is let alone give it a throw. She's a keeper.
dsmc, thank you very much for your input. I wish you the very best with the completion of your treatment.
Purgatory, thank you for your comments I appreciate them.
Tony your the best always.
O.K. now the important questions, What do I do with this worm I got in this bottle?
DRE normal , 2004 Biospy negative - 2008 Biopsy positive (01-08-08)
10 cores, 1 positive and at 1% of that one core
PSA @ surgery 6
Bone and Ct scans negative
clinicaly Staged at T1C - Gleason 3+3 = 6
Robotic Da Vinci performed March 27th, 2008, University of Chicago.
Catheter out in 7 days normaly expected leakage
Post Pathology T2C, Gleason 7, (3+4) 10 % of both portions of prostate
Seminal vessels clear, fat tissue clear, single positve margin at apex measuring less than 1/2mm.
PSA Six week < 0.1 4 month PSA <.05 6 month PSA<0.01,9 month<0.01
Watching PSA @ 3 months for 2 years, will do salvage radiation if necessary.
Fair to Good results with Viagra, side effects are bothersome at times.