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... genetourinary side effects were 95. ... (0 replies)
Cyberknife?
Feb 19, 2012
... which is why I chose a Radiologist who was part of an ongoing PC study which I am enrolled in. I choose CK because of its ability to do exact dosing with minimal side effects. ... (16 replies)
Cyberknife?
Jan 19, 2012
... at Five Years and low risk of side effects. ... (16 replies)

... through. Sorry that I didn't see your post sooner or I would have suggested that he opt for the MWFMW every other day schedule. I opted for it and I had minimal side effects during the treatments. Of course I had the post treatment symptoms but they seemed to be of less intensity than what other reported. ... (11 replies)
... I completed CyberKnife treatment for PCA May 5, 2008. Short term side effects were urgency and frequency of urination and bowel function. ... (11 replies)
... Eligard has been friendly to me. I have experienced numerous side effects but in short waves and mild. Changing life tactics and daily physical exercises has been helpful in avoiding symptoms. ... (11 replies)
... ve years, a really important milestone for radiation technology. The results were quite favorable, both in strong effectiveness and an impressively low level of side effects. ... (2 replies)
... DH has Gleason 7 (4+3) in 2 cores (40%) and Gleason 6 in one core. PSA has been very near 10. Radiation oncology appt last week put him at T2bN0M0 (how do they decide the N/M without scans?) Urologist recommended IMRT, which we had originally thought would be the right thing. Uro was not in favor of CK because of the dosing aspect, as I recall. He felt the smaller, more... (2 replies)
... The CyberKnife did not make me tired. ... (6 replies)
... I am new to this message board. I would like to share my Dad's Cyberknife story. He was diagnosed in 2008 with prostate cancer. Initially, his urologist was recommending seeds or surgery. ... (3 replies)
... side effects risk. ... (17 replies)
... term side effects, at least a bit, unless the median results were very close to the overall results. ... (17 replies)
... Hi Jeff, Cleveland Clinic has a great reputation, and I'm sure your results will be great too. Good luck! Which brachy did they recommend? There's low dose rate (LDR) brachy (permanent seeds) and high dose rate (HDR) brachy (temporary implants). CyberKnife was developed in an attempt to mimic the results of HDR brachy. As you can see in the following link, the results seem to... (17 replies)
... SBRT offers low occurence of side effects and high cure rate. Added benefit five days of treatment and no recovery period. ... (17 replies)
... Hi Jeff, I suppose you are now engaged in the appeal process, but I'm hoping you are still tracking your thread. I just posted a new thread about SBRT with CK about new documentation of success with cancer control and side effects at four years (median) of follow-up plus an abstract indicating superior cost effectiveness of CK SBRT (not proof, in my mind, but useful... (17 replies)
... my life as everything functions normally. My sex life is as good as ever, and I can only hope that it continues in this vein, although I am aware that radiation side effects don't show themselves right away. ... (0 replies)
... The results pretty well nail down the low side effect likelihood, perhaps the main question mark about SBRT. ... (1 replies)
... Drs. King and Freeman just published the five year results for CyberKnife: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21219625 Dr. King told me that there was no ED due to radiation in 80% of those patients, even without PDE5 Inhibitors (Cialis, Viagra, Levitra). They compare this favorably to studies that show 5-year progression-free survival for prostatectomy (93%,... (1 replies)
... in 3 of 12 biopsies, I looked at every option carefully and settled on Cyberknife for all of the reasons stated above. ... (7 replies)
... ny HIFU patients that suffered ED as a result of HIFU, required an over night stay in the hospital for complications, experienced recurrence or any of the other side effects but are real. The risk of recurrence and side effects are very high percentages compared to radio therapy with present technology. ... (63 replies)


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