At the risk of sounding glib, PC is terminal when we die.
Between now and then, there are so many twists and turns that are different for each of us. New treatments and solutions are being added to the menu each day.
For myself, I of course try to keep some kind of future game plan, but really, it is just too mind boggling and time consuming, and even depressing to think about
I feel good now, I am going to deal with the problems later. I have a life to live today.
Age 58, PSA 4.47 Biopsy - 2/12 cores , Gleason 4 + 5 = 9
Da Vinci, Cleveland Clinic 4/14/09 Nerves spared, but carved up a little.
0/23 lymph nodes involved pT3a NO MX
Catheter and 2 stints in ureters for 2 weeks .
Neg Margins, bladder neck negative
Living the Good Life, cancer free 6 week PSA <.03
3 month PSA <.01 (different lab)
5 month PSA <.03 (undetectable)
6 Month PSA <.01
1 pad a day, no progress on ED. Trimix injections