... and, now 5 years after surgery my PSA is 0.00. Suggest your brother in law "man up" and get to a Urologist soon. Earlier is better! ... (2 replies)
... i agree with last reply...very surprising about the jump in psa after lupron injection.. In my experience it goes down there after ..i still feel i made the right choice at my age of 46 to go for complete removal of the prostate..i think that is what gave me the chance i have now. ... (6 replies)
... The outcome of the PSA is surprising in particular because the surge is verified three months after the injection. ... (6 replies)
... Anyhow, I shouldn't warble on like this as it's not very productive. We really felt positive after our meeting, enjoyed his personality very much, and thought him to be brilliant in his field. ... (53 replies)
... come before or after treatment? ... (4 replies)
... After being diagnosed in 2006 with a T3A staging, I decided on radiation (43 sessions) followed by Eligard injections every 6 months and a daily Casodex pill. The urologist and I decided in 2010 to try intermittent therapy only to have the PSA rise from "undetectable" to 4.7 in the 6 month follow up. So back to the old regime. From that point until now my PSA has remained... (1 replies)
... a few months at best and they have kids. After trekking around to all the authorities and various specialists, they decided on Myers. The husband's story is the topic of one of Myers' remission videos. ... (53 replies)
... Hi.. would like to talk to gleason 9..high psa folks ..survivors after 8 yrs .. ... (0 replies)
... d it went in with just a slight problem. The third time it would not go all the way in. I applied a little pressure and it bled a little so I stopped. My wife after several tries put in another coude foley catheter. Two weeks later I tried to self catheter again and could not get the catheter in on the third try. ... (1 replies)
I have been travelling so much in places with limited internet possibilities that I really neglected all the forums.
The good news, if not for the hot flashes and lower libido everything is going super well with me.
I was accepted in a double blind study for Zytiga. I am finishing my third month on that trial.
Zytiga and prednisone (maybe placebo) are added to my... (4 replies)
... I am a Gleason 9 still kicking around after 9 years. One of the things I have come to realize is that for Gleason 8, 9,10 men the game is entirely different and should be treated differently. ... (13 replies)
... Update: Rising PSA after initial PCa treatment in 2007
My PSA as of March 2014 is 0.26. So, the results are unchanged for the past six months. My PSA doubling time is 14.85 months. Since december 2013, I have been taking metformin, pomegranate extract and full Spectrum Pomi-T whole food supplement (broccoli, turmeric, pomegranate and green tea) daily to arrest the growth of... (4 replies)
... Hi baiiey, last august I did 33 days of egrt, had some rectal bleeding abuot four weeks in to it,plus diarrhea four a couple weeks but nothing to serious. So far I m not experinanceing other side effects. Hoping everything works out. (1 replies)
... Any opinions or experience with salvage radiation after radical prostatecomy? ... (1 replies)
... Can any one share their experience with SRT after radical prostatectomy? ... (4 replies)
... My last PSA was 7.1 in July and that is when we made the appointment for the TURP and there was not a PSA done after that time. When I look at the Partin tables, I am concerned my PSA was likely higher than 7.1 5 months later but I do not know. ... (0 replies)
... I'd like to know for how long one can expect to experience almost a complete urinary retention after having had such a biopsy. ... (0 replies)
... A member of my local PCa support group has been very happy with his. Better than even when he was younger he says. After 8 or so years his old one was diminishing due to lost valve support and he just had a second one put in. He is strongly in support of it. ... (2 replies)
... h a case, it is typical to experience what they call "Bounce PSA". This is a "phenomenon" from radiation therapies where the PSA becomes erratic with sudden rise after a decline and then starts slowing down reaching a nadir, many months post treatment. There are cases of patients reporting 4 years on bounce. ... (1 replies)
... I received my PSA blood test score today of 1.5. This is 14 months after Proton Treatment at Loma Linda. ... (1 replies)