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... My doc has suggested that I consider chemo after radiation. I've had surgery and had positive margins. No evidence of spread to my lymph nodes or bones. I'm 55 years old. I am also on Lupron. ... (1 replies)
... like the cause is the prostatitis you have had, as the doctors suspected some time ago. As you may know now, prostatitis can boost PSA A LOT and fast, and then, after scaring you, it drops again. ... (2 replies)
... who answered my plethora of questions. She decided to cancel the biopsy for next week and schedule an MRI instead. After MRI I'll go in for consult and to determine next step, which she said would most likely be biopsy. ... (2 replies)

... y radiation, but none looked relevant. Also, I've been at this a long time and very actively, and I don't recall running across results like your recent decline after salvage radiation. ... (1 replies)
... prostate cancer in 2004 and had laparoscopic prostatectomy at Sloan Kettering that time. After failure in 2009 I had external beam salvage radiation which knocked my PSA down to .02 for a few years then, it started up again. ... (1 replies)
... Hope the New year sees you well. I just feel I have to talk to somebody after the latest PSA results. Since the last time we chatted I got the news my MRI was negative for pca and so was my earlier biopsy. ... (23 replies)
... I'm closing in on four years since completing radiation, and it continues to be a welcome gift that my PSA has been so low, as PSAs after radiation for patients like me with intact prostates are usually in the tenths or even low digits. ... (1 replies)
... Hi again, Your anxiety about starting the drugs reminded me that hormonal therapy is a big deal to patients who are facing it for the first time and who realize that it is likely to have some unwanted side effects as it fights the cancer. Hormonal therapy became routine for me over the thirteen years I was on it intermittently, and I became quite comfortable with it,... (3 replies)
... Iím sorry your shot at a cure with surgery did not work out. At least you have rid yourself of the bulk of the cancer. As you may know by now, usually cancer that has spread beyond the capsule is not far from the capsule for a substantial time, as a rule. The odds are good that it will be within the range of radiation, and radiation in 2016 should be enough for a good... (2 replies)
... Gleason 8. I'll be getting a six month shot. I've been encouraged to take at least 2 more 6 month shots after that. ... (13 replies)
... es and appears to be significantly better, generally for higher risk, so you can be confident. The side effect profile, while not completely flat, is pretty low after you get past the treatment. ... (13 replies)
... ted with were enthusiastic about the surgical option. I will get my eligard shot in less than two weeks and then a 9 week course of radiation starting two months after that. I insisted on, and am taking, casodex as a preparation for the eligard shot. ... (13 replies)
... so it can reach those metastases. It will be able to knock them back, but it rarely kills all the cancer at those sites, so eventually it is likely to come back after it adjusts to the ADT, freeing itself, at least partially, from ADT control. ... (5 replies)
... radiation ... and then ask for the PET scan maybe 6 months after the radiation treatment is done. The 2nd urologist was less than enthused with the surgical option after seeing that I had TURP. ... (5 replies)
... of the bone. However, as you can readily see, cancers that are just a bit smaller can slip under the radar and cause a lot of trouble after they continue to grow. ... (5 replies)
... I joined this site to give a warning to younger guys about the operation on the prostrate known as a TURP, trans-urethral resection of the prostate (a surgical procedure used to cut away a section of the prostate gland if it's causing men problems passing water); but when I came to post, the thread was close, so here is what I wanted to say: Since I was a young boy I have... (4 replies)
... In conclusion, RARP is feasible after TURP, with good overall results being achieved. However, previous prostate surgery can cause difficulties for the surgical team during radical prostatectomy ... ... (5 replies)
... Information on surgery after TURP. My recollection is that your impression of a prior TURPs impact on surgery is correct. ... (5 replies)
... tment. The prior TURP surgery supposedly makes RP more difficult or raises the risk of the usual nasty complications. Has anyone had surgery for prostate removal after TURP? ... (5 replies)
... As you pointed out, PSA after EBRT or seeds does not go to 0 but over a few years reaches a nadir. ... (13 replies)


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