Posted 2/5/2007 10:40 PM (GMT -7)
Sorry to have missed this before today, but hope you were able to go forward into surgery if that is what was best for you. Prayers and vibes from Southern California...
Unfortunately, we are not too young for this dreaded disease... I was diagnosed at 40 myself, and had surgery at 41.
Prostate cancer diagnosed: May 15, 2006 (age 40)
Gleason score: 3+3=6
daVinci radical prostatectomy: July 25, 2006
size of tumor: approx 1.1 inches
post-surgery Gleason score: 3+4=7; negative margins from surgery
number of pads/day at 3 months after surgery: 3 to 5
number of pads/day at 4 months after surgery: 1 to 2
first post-surgery PSA: 0
ongoing post-surgery treatment:
Cialis every other day, Viagra "on-demand", ErecAid pump daily Cialis every other day, ErecAid pump twice daily (when I can manage it)