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... 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. ... (18 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)

... 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,... (2 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)
PSA MRI and pain
Nov 20, 2016
... Hi Ted, You know quite a bit more about prostate cancer and its diagnosis than I did back in 1999 when I was diagnosed with a challenging case. However, a little knowledge can cause a lot of needless anxiety, which I believe is your situation, along with the benefit of motivating us to get things checked out, as you have. While I knew very little at the beginning and have... (5 replies)
PSA MRI and pain
Nov 17, 2016
... I am 49, and I am looking for help. I had PSA 3.7 11/14 after DRE at Mayo Clinic. Doctor said it is elevated, and rechecked again on 05/15 PSA 3.1. Both these times I did not know I must have no ejaculation for 48 hours. January 2016, I went to a local urologist, he did DRE and said normal, PSA 2.47 (after DRE?) Three weeks of Cipro PSA 2.5 Free PSA 29.2. Two months later I... (5 replies)
... I went on firmagon followed by Lupron shots in advance of radiation treatment by EBRT and seeds two years ago. Came off Lupron after 8 months against Drs. recommendation to stay on at least two years. I didn't like the hot flashes and wanted to lose impotence. ... (3 replies)
... I experienced a bit of this discomfort but at the level of minor nuisance, and my recollection is that it would go away after several months on Lupron. Most of us do not experience this. Pain relievers can help, if needed. ... (3 replies)
... a synergistic effect. ADT after radiation also seems to help in advanced cases. ... (1 replies)
... I will be going to MSKK (Sloan) this Friday . Do you think they will suggest radiation after surgery due to the number of Positive cores and % along with the +DRE ? I was a little surprised at the number of positive cores, it seems like the whole prostate in infected. also most of the PNI is near the base by the Seminal Vesicles and the nodule on the apex. The week seems to be... (10 replies)
... HE has two doctors who contradict each other, one suggested to stay on hormone therapy, the other is offering brachyo, and continuation of the hormone therapy after that. The first doctor said that brachyo is not intended for patients with metastases. ... (1 replies)
... and if I were offered a second chance I would not have delayed as long before the EBRT and seeds, which took over three months after diagnosis due to travel and a bout with pnuemonia and starting the firmagon. ... (4 replies)
... soundly done ADT may still work for you, which would mean you could go back on ADT after your chemo, which also fits very nicely into the program. ... (4 replies)
... Not appropriate for me at this time since I am on Chemo. Hopefully the chemo gives me more time than the 3 months extra Xofigo does on average. It can be used after chemo, plus Dr has other plans depending on progression which may include this and other treatments. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks to you both for your input, I will not rush my decision and will do thorough research on all my options. Nice to hear all is going well after your surgery. ... (10 replies)
... Initial treatment after biopsy indicated cancer in 4 cores with highest Gleason 9. ADT for a while then EBRT followed by seeds. ... (4 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)




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