Welcome aboard RobLee! I have added you to "Da Club".
It looks like we have a lot in common ex. I live near W Palm Beach, I had an AUS installed 3 years ago, I am semi-retired and I am 66!
Your screen name isn't short for Robert E. Lee is it? I am also a Civil War buff.
The purpose of the Club is simple, you have a concern or question, look up the thread by searching in the Google search at the top of this page, post your question and one or more of the club members will try to help you. Of course, non-club members are welcomed to jump in with their help also.
I have recently left the Zero Club after 4 1/2 years and now have a rising PSA again. I have an appointment this coming Wednesday in Orlando with my surgeon Dr. Vipul Patel to discuss my next move. He, of course doesn't do radiation but wants to talk to any of his patients that has recurrence.
Looks like I will be using our club myself for advice soon.
Good luck with the AUS. I had one installed almost 3 years ago to the day. If you have any questions, feel free to email me. You can get my email in my profile or by clicking on the envelope by my name Big Mac to the left in the margin.
The biggest advise I can give you now is to go to Publix, buy 2 bags of frozen peas, any brand, any peas will do, put them in the freezer and use them, one at a time, after surgery to help with the swelling. You can thank me later.
Bill from Florida
Age - 66
Feb. 2012 - PSA 18.5 Biopsy 4/27/12
Positive 10 of 12 cores, Gleason 6 then
Da Vinci Surgery 07/17/12, Dr. Vipul Patel
EPE, 2 positive margins, Gleason 3+4=7, involving 50% of gland, prostate weight 57 g. Stage pT3a, Lymph node involvement: 0/4
Current PSA 0.2, up from 0.06 2016
AUS AMS 800 installed 4/11/14 finally dry!
Post Edited (Big Mac) : 4/15/2017 6:53:04 AM (GMT-6)