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Positive margins
Nov 3, 2006
... he side effects over with at once". From what I've observed among patients I know, the side effects of surgery tend to be immediate, whereas the side effects of radiation tend to be more gradual. ... (2 replies)
... age 52. My PSA level has been undetectale so no radiation. A man I work with had surgery with 35 radiation treatments as he was still showing a small psa level post surgery. ... (3 replies)
... Hello there Hamel, no experience here as my fil's cancer is advanced and they would not do a prostatectomy, although he is having routine psa checks while on his hormonal therapy to monitor for any progression of his disease. ... (1 replies)

... Thanks, CalGuy. The doctor told my dad that he should take another PSA test again in two months to see if it fluctuates. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for your reply. My dad had a 1.9 after surgery and radiation therapy. I can't remember what his PSA was before surgery, but it was well within the cancer range. Apparently, once you go through these treatments, it should be pretty close to 0. ... (5 replies)
... He had another PSA test in December, and it had stayed at 0.5. Now, he just got his July results back, and it's up to 1.9. Has anything like this happened to anyone on the board? ... (5 replies)
... On March 1, 2000 I made an appointment to see a local radiation oncologist. ... (49 replies)
... bone scan in Aug 2016 and both were negative. Post surgery pathology showed 1 lymph node positive as well as seminal duct. ... (3 replies)
... IADT, Merry Christmas ! And congratulations again for your long hard-fought and well-earned success in achieving cure. Your co-worker's act of kindness in the time of despair and desperation provided you with the needed help and inspiration just like myself in my own current situation. Your responses to my posts have helped me in my time of need and brightened my vision of... (49 replies)
... month Lupron shot on that day. Proton Beam Radiation Therapy is expected to start right after Christmas. ... (9 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)
... Your post really takes me back to the early months of my own journey that started in early December of 1999. ... (9 replies)
... These findings indicate the cancer is likely well contained, which makes it likely that an attempt at a cure with surgery or radiation is likely to be successful, assuming use of modern technology and competence. ... (10 replies)
Any Thoughts
Sep 18, 2017
... Hi Pat - your question on 5 questions to ask after surgery: That was not my post, so keep looking. Here are a few thoughts: For right after surgery when talking to the surgeon - - Do you think you got it all? - Were you able to spare the nerves (if nerve sparing)? (17 replies)
Sep 15, 2017
... m convinced that radical prostatectomy patients should all be followed up with ultrasensitive PSA tests. ... (6 replies)
... Thank you very much for this post! Best to you! (11 replies)
Prostate biopsy
May 26, 2017
... of prostate cancers are small cell. Everyone I talk to and readings I have done tell me that not much is known about small cell of the prostate. As you know PSA tests are negative with small cell, so the test is of no use in such case. ... (5 replies)
... Being an athlete myself, wondered if you went ahead with the treatment? I personally am not sure I could go thru with it knowing the side effects but everybody is different. Hope you came out alright. (3 replies)
... I just learned that my doc wants me to start hormone treatment immediately. My post surgery PSA was 0.3. ... (3 replies)
... ADT was my main therapy, intermittently, for 13 years before an apparently successful attempt at a cure with radiation in 2013. ... (1 replies)

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