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... Sorry to hear of your scare. It seems to me that the rise from 4.1 to 6.6 in 9 days would not be due to prostate cancer. That sounds more like an infection to me. In my case, my PSA was 112 when I had blood drawn at the same time I had a urinary tract infection. ... (3 replies)
Gleason 8-10
Jul 8, 2006
... Good morning, my name is Bob and I am the patient. Just had radical removal of prostate. Gleason 8, psa 14, not in lymphs or organs but in seminal glands. Dr. recommending radialtion and hormone therarpy in addition. ... (87 replies)
... It's almost 8 weeks since surgery and I still feel winded at times. ... (21 replies)

... he cancer was still in the area of the removed prostate. My radiation concentrated on that area and then the last several treatments focused more directly on the prostate bed, where an MRI showed an area that looked suspicious. ... (21 replies)
... Just thought that i might give an up date, Gleason 8 3/5 psa 9 approx. 6/1 11 began lupron 3 month shot went through 3 different opions Surgery , Dr. wanted do none nerve sparing and basically wipe out as far as possible external beam radiation and proton in which I went with and had no side effects. 17 hits one on each side of the prostate and 37 treatments just finished... (0 replies)
... t a precisely located target. On the other hand, if you have a possibly diffuse target where the location is not precisely known, as could well be the case with Gleason 8 prostate cancer, the equivalent of a shotgun would be much better suited. ... (5 replies)
... There is a clinical trial going on now at MD Anderson in Texas that you might want to take advantage of. They are looking for men with Gleason 8 or more who have not yet had a prostatectomy. They will give one shot of Lupron, and later two shots of ipilimumab, and then will perform a prostatectomy. ... (31 replies)
... Like you, I was diagnosed with a Gleason 8 pc in 2005. My psa count was only 4.1 but as Jim said, a high grade pc can produce little psa because the cells are so disorganized. ... (31 replies)
... I cannot overestimate the importance of having the pathology samples analyzed by an expert in prostate cancer pathology. ... (31 replies)
... I was diagnosed on Friday with Prostate Cancer and three of the total twelve biopsies on the left side of the prostate reavealed a Gleason 8, others a 7. ... (31 replies)
... that attack the cancer cells. While such free radicals contribute to prostate cancer development and mutation to more dangerous states, at the time of radiation we want more free radicals, not fewer. ... (31 replies)
... no one can. Biopsies are just a sample of tissue and can, and often do, miss a lot of cancer. Gleason 8 is aggressive and there is a big enough likelihood that it has escaped the prostate capsule, that they have to irradiate outside too. ... (31 replies)
... For high grade Gleason 8 at this time considered experimental. ... (31 replies)
... oor advice, and I'll address just that section here. That said, the surgeon no doubt thinks he's on top of that bit of technology. It's his view of Avodart and prostate cancer. ... (31 replies)
... yr study completed last year, where they were able to show that Avodart decreased the incidence of prostate cancer in a sample of men against a placebo group. ... (31 replies)
... said prostate cancer is the "majority of his practice. ... (31 replies)
... There is a handwritten note on the lab report that says, "Repeat in 2 months, if still elevated then we need prostate biopsy. ... (31 replies)
... There is a handwritten note on the lab report that says, "Repeat in 2 months, if still elevated then we need prostate biopsy. ... (31 replies)
... First, though, I urge you to take up Tom's suggestion to search the board a bit, not just for my posts but for posts from others about cases with Gleason scores of 8 to 10. ... (31 replies)
... Been up every night doing research since the diagnosis 3 days ago, and I've just found this board. My father was diagnosed 3 days ago with Gleason 8 (4+4). He was diagnosed as a result of a routine physical exam to have his PSA levels checked. I was at the visit to the urologist to receive the news, although at that time I didn't fully understand everything I was hearing.... (31 replies)




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