To everyone who has replied, THANK YOU. Your responses have been very helpful.
Ray (Heavy Leaker), sorry for the delay answering you question about
radiation, been a busy weekend. I have been thinking about
an answer, but I would rather answer any of your specific questions by e-mail. My address is posted and I will try to give you all the info. you would like. E-mail me and I will get back to you.
To cocrgolfer, I wore the Cunningham to church, big mistake. Getting up and down and sitting upright for an hour, the fluid buildup pressing on the clamp was very uncomfortable as you said. I finally had to get up and was very worried what would happen as I left the santuary.
Are you from Fl., what part.
Prostate Cancer diagnosed Dec. 18, 2006
Biopsy 12/13/2006 Gleason score = 3+5=8
RRP Jan. 5, 2007
Pathology - negative margins from succesful surgery
10 mg Cilias M_W_F for 8 weeks
Almost no leakage after 5 weeks
Used Vacurect pump for 4 weeks before useable erection.
Presently using injections - PGE and Trimix caused really bad pain.
Now using Bimix - Bingo, good times are back.
Using very little Bimix and 50 mg Viagra-best combo
1-yr PSA .02
PSA July 2008 - 0.08.
PSA Aug. 2008 - 0.10
Started salvage Proton radiation treatments Sept 2008 at UFPTI.
35 treatments ended Oct. 21st. Ending PSA .20
Minor uniary and rectal problems cleared up after a month.
Minor rectal bleeding started after 7 months.
PSA started rising after 3 months post radiation.
Started IADT2 Feb. 2009.
PSA Jun/09 0.00, T=29 Hot flashes, no energy, fatigue and libido gone.
Had to quit IADT after 6 months due to side effects. PSA 0.1 after 9 months off IADT.