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... About four months after the surgery my PSA was 12. My urologist suggested Lupron as the course of action. The little I knew at that time was that taking Lupron was essentially chemical castration. ... (6 replies)
... I tried interspersing answers in green earlier and it seemed to work, so here goes again. Take care, and thanks for giving me a chance to speak from one of my favorite soap boxes, Jim (9 replies)
... osed until he approached me soon after my diagnosis and he told me that he felt like he needed to shared his personal experiences with me as I was in the process of making a treatment choice. Not being familiar with this treatment other than the name he gave it, "Chemical Castration", I asked him how it works. ... (9 replies)

PSA jumped to 54
Oct 17, 2014
... I am also intrigue about the reason behind the suggestion of the urologist in advancing with surgery. ... (6 replies)
... I am currently experiencing pain in the right side groin pelvic area and I am very worried about it. ... (4 replies)
... a single line or two. I figured out that I can drag my cursor over a post and then transfer it to a letter, so I'll work that way. I'll put "JIM HERE" in front of my replies. ... (1 replies)
... I have always been extremely allergic to following blindly the normal path that is usually followed without thinking. I am very allergic to the often absurd lack of logic and even stupidity of the bureaucracy usually linked to that stupidity. ... (6 replies)
... I have extensive matastases involvement of the bones with evidence in arms, femurS, spine, shoulders, hips and almost all ribs. I am 81, have very strong bones, no pain, and lift weights regularly. ... (6 replies)
... I do not know the real status of your husband but it is common to not operate in old patients if the intent is not for cure. ... (10 replies)
... the cancer by blocking the production of testosterone and preventing it from being absorbed by cancerous cells. ... (13 replies)
... Along my years of experience I learn that in PCa no two cases are equal but similar. What works for one may not do to the other. ... (50 replies)
... I am glad for the news about the start of hormonal treatment. ... (50 replies)
... prescribed supplements, and diet to manage growth of the cancer. However, PSA velocity increased and he will need either chemical or surgical castration. While the CT and bone scans were clear, it is believed he has metastases in his lymph nodes. His liver is very sensitive. ... (1 replies)
... depth reply. I mentioned my concerns to the doctor about Lupron and Eligard. Well, the drug I will be taking is Trelstar which is an improved version of the other two. I checked it out online as to side effects and not a lot of information. ... (2 replies)
... the urologist I was referred to then suggested I have surgery right away. I already had a considerable knowledge of the results as I had several close friends who had already had treatment of one sort or another. ... (3 replies)

Associated Tags: cancer, hormonal therapy, orchiectomy, post-treatment recurrence, prostate cancer. testosterone therapy, prostrate, psa level prostate cancer

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