I am reading this thread and it appears that a lot of us have had either colon cancer and PC, or pre-cancerous polyps and PC. When I turned 50 like a good little boy (and thank god for nagging wives) I got the colonoscopy and 5 pre-cancerous polyps were removed. I never went more than 2 years without a physical (again the wife). The last physical was the one that raised red flags and I was diagnosed with the PC at a very early stage.
The main point I am trying to make is, a lot of lives, grief and money could be saved if people would just get the physicals and testing they are always talking about.
I consider myself to be a textbook example of the benefits of getting taking care of physicals, etc.
Just couldn’t resist commenting.
Age : 56
5mg Cialis daily
PSA 2.7; Gleasen (3+4) Biopsy 2 cores of 12 25% positive
DaVinci surgery 6/25/2010
Returned to work: 7/12/2010
Final Biopsy report
5 slides of 35 were 2% positive for cancer
Final Gleason (3+4)
ED: 5mg Cialis Daily
Just started on BIMIX. First results were very good