My cancer story
January 24, 2020
I retired after forty years of flying a number of different aircraft and on the 26th day of August 2006 at the age of 68, was the last day that I have flown an airplane. As you may or may not know, in order to hold a commercial pilot certificate one must pass an airman's physical once every calendar year. Everything had always checked out for me including the prostate. After I had retired, even though I had totally quit flying, I continued on taking the physical once a year.
In the month of November 2013, I was taking my usual physical when my primary doctor, Dr. Schuler, had asked me; whe...