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... lvis, where there really is no target, with the radiation doctor rather trying to cover the whole pelvis with a dose adequate for any small pockets of metastatic prostate cancer. That would seem even harder with proton beam as it seems you would need a succession of Bragg peaks to deliver radiation through the pelvis. ... (9 replies)
... I was diagnosed in June 2016 after biopsy...10 of 12 positive; Gleason of 4 + 3. I opted for surgery based on 2 opinions that cancer was confined to my prostate, but was aggressive. Had MRI & bone scan in Aug 2016 and both were negative. Post surgery pathology showed 1 lymph node positive as well as seminal duct. In hopes that the cancer had only recently spread outside the... (3 replies)
... the measure more commonly used, would "explain a PSA of about 8 from healthy prostate cells. ... (4 replies)

... for my prostate cancer. ... (9 replies)
... risk, especially where the Gleason score is 6 or lower with no Gleason grade 4 or higher in that 6. ... (9 replies)
... In previous posts I reported that I am 65 and diagnosed with PCa on 10/20/17. My profile is: Stage T2b, Gleason 4+4, BPSA 5.2, clean DRE, clean CT and clean bone scan. After discussions with my Urologist, Medical Oncologist and Radiation Oncologist, we decided on Triple Hormone Blockade ( THB ) and Proton Beam Radiation Therapy ( PBRT ) as my treatments. I started THB... (0 replies)
... Gleason 7 at the time, but recently graded at Gleason 8. ... (4 replies)
... As I mentioned in my post, I was diagnosed 11 days ago with Gleason score 8, Baseline PSA of 5.2 and clean DRE. I am currently going through the fact finding process to try to determine the best treatment option. ... (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)
Gleason 8
May 1, 2017
... Be assured you are not alone in feeling tense after a diagnosis of prostate cancer. It is typically a scary time. ... (1 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)

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