Penelope decided to take matters into her own hands. She got the stick, scooted it up the dock gang plank, put it in the water herself and then completed the task by taking it to shore. She’s in complete control.
At the end of the day what you decide to do about your prostate cancer is your decision. To elect a particular therapy and then retrospectively criticize the doctor or the treatment modality is…well waiting for someone else to throw your stick.