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... at age 71 and my older brother's was 8 at age 61. Your next decision regarding treatment will not be done in panic mode. You can take your time deciding what to do. ... (6 replies)
... You can get a second opinion on the Gleason score from your biopsy. ... (6 replies)
Worry for us
Nov 26, 2014
... If he has cancer, he would have the level of aggressiveness given to him in staging and in numbers called a Gleason score. I read that cancer in early stages would get a couple 3s... ... (3 replies)

Prostate Cancer
Oct 13, 2014
... ment...having a wise and supportive daughter. He is probably on his way to getting good help from his doctors. I have read some doctors think of slowing down prostate cancer when is a man is in his 70s. The postings on this blog have a wealth of information... ... (4 replies)
... Maybe the Gleason is a 6... or ....a 7 seems more common for us guys worrying. Then... ... (13 replies)
PSA jumped to 54
Oct 18, 2014
... go for complete removal of the prostate..i think that is what gave me the chance i have now.Doctor igel at mayo jacksonville was of the same opinion at that time 8 yrs ago and followed that with triple blockage of lupron and casodex plus radiation and chemo . ... (6 replies)
PSA jumped to 54
Oct 17, 2014
... I wonder what is the Gleason rate and score found in the biopsy. ... (6 replies)
... My husband was just diagnosed with T2b also. Cancer on right side of prostate and the Gleason scores were 8 and 9. There was no nerve involvement and DRE "felt" normal according to the urologist. Bone scan also came back negative. ... (1 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)

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