mikey, i liked your post, i think you made a good point with a sensible path to know or not know if one has pc. i was like you, it took multiple biopsys to disclose what was really going inside me.
sorry you are still having that kind of pain down there, the only time I ever feel that anymore, 2 1/2 months post surgery, is if I have to sit on too hard a seat for a long period of time. I was at an event Sunday afternoon seating for about 1 1/2 hours in a church pew with no padding, bout killed me down there and up my lower back. hope you feel better soon.
Age 56, 56 at DX, PSA 7/7 5.8, 7/8 12.3
3rd Biopsy 9/8 Positive 7 of 7 cores pos, 40-90%, Gleason 7
Open RP surgery 11/14/8, Non-nerve sparing, 4 days hospital, staples out 11/24/8, 5th cath out on 1/19/9
Post-surgery Pathlogy Report:Gleason 3+4=7, pT2c, 42 grm, tumor 20%, Contained in capsular, clear margins, clear lymph nodes
First PSA Post Surgery 2/9/9