...myself, put me out, I was, it's the twenty-first century and who needs the pain and/or anxiousness of anticipation of the biospy.....don't remember a thing. On the other hand, my brother-in-law was DX'd the day before my surgery, I always loved his descripition on his bi-op......"it was like being raped by a fire hydrant".......you're call...I can deal with pain and discomfort, and have.....but why do it if we don't have to? Good luck brother.
age: 53 @ Dx, Pre-op PSA Feb 08' 5.0, April 08' 4.1
Biopsy 5.1.08, 5 of 15 cores postive, T2a, Gleason 3+4=7
DaVinci performed 7.29.08
Bladder sling installed, umbilical hernia repaired during surgery.
Path report, "cancer fully contained, margins clear".
Cath removed 8.8.08, ED therapy begins 8.9.08
100mg Viagra three times a week, pump for ten minutes daily
and hold for ten minutes.
8.16.08 switched to Levitra 20mg, immediate results
9.15.08 Pad free at night, one thin (light) pad during the day
9.18.08 1st Post-op PSA Undetectable Zero's....Yes!
12.22.08 2nd Post-op PSA Zero's still...
6.23.09 1yr Post-op PSA Still a zero..
Pads gone 1.3.09, finally found the courage...Thanks ya'll
".....tryin' to reason with hurricane season...."