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... to your post as the daughter of a 78 yr. old man that has been on hormone replacement therapy for over 11 years. He takes Lupron injections and Casodex and his psa has remained less than 0 since therapy began. ... (9 replies)
A little concerned
Nov 26, 2012
... I have now had 4 PSA tests. ... (30 replies)
... 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)

... of 15 months at the start of the two year study, increased that doubling time to an average of 54 months. ... (50 replies)
ADT3 hangover
Apr 29, 2009
... thumb is that men are at increasing risk of the machinery locking up after two years on the drug, and the risk increases both for increased time beyond that on the drug and for increased age, especially 70 and older. ... (3 replies)
... However, in a later letter, with no abstract available, the team of Bosland and Gann announced that "Soy isoflavone consumption is not associated with increased risk of advanced prostate cancer. ... (0 replies)
... something like an 8, he had sought out 3 different drs because he told me the first two did not want to do a prostatectomy on someone over the age of 65yr due to increased post op complications. ... (9 replies)
... Hi GoingFor Broke and welcome to the Board! Your diagnosis back then would today be viewed as very low risk prostate cancer, which is a really favorable situation. What your doctor put you on back in 2007 is better termed “watchful waiting” rather than “active surveillance,” the latter term being quite well defined (though still evolving at the edges) and thoroughly... (3 replies)
... nd treated for prostate cancer using radiation therapy. I do not know many specifics of the treatment he had right now, but it successfully got rid of it and his PSA dropped back to near zero. It has remained around there since. ... (7 replies)
... iagnosed with cancer following a biopsy which revealed a 7 on the Gleason scale. I was put on casodex for two weeks followed by 44 external radiation treatments. PSA readings measured in the low tenths until six years later when the readings progressed from 2.4 until 2 years later when it reached 7.6.. ... (1 replies)
... dad's PSA level in August 2012 is 14.28 which has increased from 7.08 about 3 months ago. ... (47 replies)
... recurrence based on PSA measurement is a far more timely indicator. ... (19 replies)
... SHORTSIGHTED RESEARCH LED TO FAULTY CONCLUSIONS REGARDING SCREENING Hi Allen, I'm posting to amplify the points you are making and cite an illustration from last weeks conference Innovative Minds in Prostate Cancer Today. You wrote in part, responding to Bob (Harpman): The egregious flaws in the US screening study (known as "PLCO") and the European study that... (19 replies)
... It's always problematic to use increased lifespan as a measure of effectiveness of any treatment for PC. ... (19 replies)
... Hi Marty, Welcome to the board! :wave: I'm responding to your post of 11/30 6:30 PM, to which Baptista already has provided some excellent thoughts and information. I'm a little puzzled why he switched from bicalutamide to flutamide, and I'm also puzzled why he did not start the Lupron sooner. For a case like yours, it would be extraordinary if just bicalutamide... (18 replies)
For My Dad...
Oct 22, 2010
... At age 81, he might be right about something else getting him, but, especially because he is in good health, it would be better to halt or slow that PSA rise before it builds up momentum. ... (8 replies)
... term active surveillance patient who chose one course of hormonal therapy when his PSA began to worry him. ... (76 replies)
... ave heard from our doctors. On the other hand, if you know the PSA doubling time, you can get a more accurate estimate for your case, but that takes a number of PSA tests, ideally at least three over 18 months, and some of us do not have that. ... (72 replies)
Looking for hope
Jul 8, 2010
... Hi rhome and welcome to the board! :wave: I'll insert a couple of comments in green, and I hope you get some input from our radiation folks. I was on that course for a challenging case, so I know something about it and have paid some attention to radiation over the years, but decided to rely only on hormonal therapy (for the past 10 + years). I never had radiation (or... (3 replies)
Looking for hope
Jul 8, 2010
... I was dx in March of 2009. My PSA at the time was 5. ... (3 replies)




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