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PSA 200 to 8
Aug 24, 2016
... Hello everybody I'm writing from Italy and I find the board very interesting: unfortunately 3 months ago it has been diagnosed to my 70yrs old father a prostate cancer with several metastasis in the bones (gleason score 5+4 & 5+5 - PSA 200). It started immediately a hormon therapy (casodex every day) and then injection of Eligard (the second will be at the end of... (1 replies)
... The general pathologists are usually good enough to get close, but sometimes they miss by a lot, and the Gleason is so important. ... (5 replies)
... I was diagnosed with gleason 8 prostate cancer about a month ago at age 66. ... (5 replies)

... out cancer that has spread locally even if not detected ahead of time, such as in many Gleason 8 cases with a heavy proportion of positive cores. ... (4 replies)
... ries. I can't even find a surgeon who is the least bit enthusiastic about the surgical option. I had prior TURP surgery 10 years ago which apparently complicates prostate removal surgery. I am headed toward radiation treatments. Once radiated, surgery is really impossible. Wondering if I am doing the right thing. ... (4 replies)
... not caring much about Gleason 6 and lower cancer that is so often a nuisance and cause for anxiety rather than a threat. ... (10 replies)
... I found out today I have PC with a gleason score of 3+4 and 5% in one sample and 8% in the other sample. It all hit me so fast that's all I remember. The urologist suggested radiation or robotic surgery but preferred the surgery. I am going to let him know in a few days witch way I want to go. My questions are, Should I get the biopsy samples retested at another site?... (3 replies)
... multiplying 0.067 by your prostate of 70 cc yields an estimate of 4.6 units of PSA from healthy cells. ... (10 replies)
... He has authored at least one book on prostate cancer and is also a highly respected researcher. I just did a check of, searching for " scardino pt AND prostate cancer " and got 471 hits. ... (3 replies)
... is to go through those first awful days after the diagnosis! But hang on to your optimistic thoughts as they are much more likely to be closer to the truth for prostate cancer, which is, as you have fortunately already realized, vulnerable to many treatment options that can slow, halt or eliminate the disease. ... (9 replies)
... le. mpMRI is being done rather frequently these days to stage cases after diagnosis, or sometimes to aid a decision whether to do a biopsy and what areas of the prostate to sample. Do you know that your planned MRI will be a mpMRI? ... (9 replies)
... g information about the disease, my strong impression is that patients improve their odds for a cure if they have radiation supported by ADT when the patient has Gleason 8 disease. ... (9 replies)
... Reading the replies on this thread were very encouraging. My husband just received his diagnosis on Friday. We were very upset about the Gleason score being an 8. ... (9 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)

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