I really think a lot of the 'why' PC isn't getting more public attention has to do with denial. Football players don't want to "go blue" for PC awareness because of the high probability that it will apply to them down the road. Face it, breasts are important to everyone, and preserving them is something we can all embrace.
Add to it the public perception, fueled by various commissions and study groups that create banner headlines and missing the point soundbites about
how PSA is a worthless test and how nobody dies of PC anymore, and PC moves into a neverland of silence. What I do know is that as I talk to guys my age about
my experiences, virtually everyone knows someone who has had it, or who has it, or their father, grandfather, or uncle died of it. Lots of men know about
it, and worry about
it. The public silence is what is most disturbing.
Age at Diagnosis: 56
Biopsy: 3 of 12, G3+3, all on LT side, 20%, 5%, 3%
Clinical Stage T1C
Bone Scan, CT scan negative for spread
RALP on 2/17/15, BJC St. Louis, Dr. Figenshau
No EPE, 20% organ involvement, g3+4 final
PSA 3/10/15: 0.10
My Story: www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=35&m=3300024