Hey Hawk, welcome to the club nobody wants to be in....been keeping my eyes peeled for you, glad you showed up, you'll be glad you did. This is an amazing site for those dealing with PCa either as the patient or a loved one, or friend...Sure helped me keep my emotions in check close to three years ago after my intial Dx.. browse the site, ask any question and stand by for "high seas and heavy rolls"...it's quite a group we have here with a lot of great info and knowledge, You'll be glad you're here...Good luck brother-Bluenose
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
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