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... ed the results from my primary's office and my PSA is now at 0.9. I see Dr Williamson tomorrow and expect that she will be pleased with that numbers. From a high of 8.0 to 0.9 one year post therapy I would take as a good sign of progress. ... (0 replies)
... OK, so this part of this saga is now concluded. As the other days went, so did this one, it was completely uneventful. ... (15 replies)
... of cancer involvement, the low PSA of 3.0 and the intermediate risk G score of 7, is an excellent diagnosis. I believe that your friend got many choices of treatments and he is right in looking for a matrix where Quality of Life should be given high consideration. ... (14 replies)

... years, I've come to believe that the vast majority of urologists do not know much about radiation and almost certainly do not keep up with that field. ... (2 replies)
... Urologist recommended IMRT, which we had originally thought would be the right thing. Uro was not in favor of CK because of the dosing aspect, as I recall. He felt the smaller, more frequent and more often doses were superior to larger, fewer doses. ... (2 replies)
... I am new to this message board. I would like to share my Dad's Cyberknife story. He was diagnosed in 2008 with prostate cancer. Initially, his urologist was recommending seeds or surgery. ... (3 replies)
... of the men in the study had had no ED, an unusually high level of success. However, that success was not documented specifically either in the abstract of the study or in the complete paper, which used more general terms regarding "rectal" and "genetourinary" toxicity. ... (0 replies)
... rectal wall injury, rectal incontinence, possible return of the cancer. ... (63 replies)
... The are several interesting studies that support agressive treatment to the prostate and some support Hormone therapy as a combined therapy. ... (6 replies)
... Look at all options and compare risk and benefits. I was treated with the CyberKnife two years ago. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for your highly informative personal log! I'm glad your course of treatment has gone so well. It's also good to hear further evidence that the treatment works well from your doctor's own study results. ... (15 replies)
... in the prostate region accompanied by twinges of urethral uncomfortableness and the occasional "do I really have to go? ... (15 replies)
... ad than behind on something like this. Yes, it felt good to get into the car knowing that only two treatments were left. Today went very smooth other than a pair of over active kidneys had me up between collimator changes. FYI, the collimator acts as the focusing part of the beam and determines the size of the beam. ... (15 replies)
... fewer side affects, and that the choice you made was the best. ... (15 replies)
... term results with lower side effects than traditional radiation techniques. I spent a lot of time reading, talking to friends who are health care professionals and agonizing over my decision. ... (15 replies)
... that casual "you're here for the moment and I'd better smile." way that you sometimes get. They express a genuine concern and interest in my situation and go out of their way to make me feel comfortable. ... (15 replies)
... I'm 61, I had a nasty birthday surprise of a PSA of 8.0 last May. I went for a biopsy in Aug. ... (15 replies)
... Hi and welcome to the board! :) I'll insert some thoughts in green. (2 replies)
A little concerned
Oct 29, 2012
... Take a deep breath. First thing to do is get a second reading of your biopsy slides. It's amazing the differences I've seen from one lab to another. ... (31 replies)
... hospital. There are a few tertiary care centers of excellence that are not part of that group, including UCLA, USC, UF Jacksonville and the Cleveland Clinic, just to name a few. ... (6 replies)




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