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... Other medicines prescribed were Urimax 0.6mg and Urispas. The dose of Aspisol which he was taking for heart was increased to 150 mg. The doctor also gave in writing about serious implication of Lynoral which could be as bad as heart attack. ... (21 replies)
... It's amazing how it increased in one year. ... (7 replies)
... My limited and non-professional understanding is that in a case of aggressive prostate cancer, Gleason Grade 9, which has metastasized to the bones as your father's evidently has, there is no invasive treatment to be performed. Treatments at this stage are largely "palliative" ,that is aimed at retarding the progress of the disease, i.e.lupron, until the cancer becomes... (3 replies)

... Could be gone if strength is increased i think. ... (9 replies)
... I haven't posted for couple of months, there is now new information to post. I had the biopsy two weeks ago, and saw the Dr. for a followup today. One of eight samples had a minor percentage of cancer. I am fortunate in catching it so early. I was assigned a gleason's of 6. I am now going to consult again with my family Dr. and will see the urologist again in two... (58 replies)
... Hi Vinudev, I responded to some of the same concerns to Goelfamily in a post earlier today, so please take a look at that thread. I'll make some additional comments in green below. As always, remember that I have had no enrolled medical education and am just passing on my impressions after being on intermittent hormonal blockade therapy for a challenging case for over ten... (4 replies)
... If a man's PSA level is at the median value or less for his age group, then the risk for prostate cancer is very low.... ... (2 replies)
... ed comfort and was again willing to cover the drug for me. For months now I've been taking two 200 mg Celebrex pills a day. I now credit Celebrex with holding my PSA virtually steady since December 2011. ... (1 replies)
... levels rise during hormone therapy given prior to radiation therapy have poorer survival than those whose PSA levels do not rise during this period. ... (2 replies)
... Patient A has a PSA that increased from 1.8 in a baseline test, to 1.9 a year later, and 2.0 the next year. ... (22 replies)
... That's a judgment call, and he's a doctor and I'm a layman with no enrolled medical education. However, my hunch is that an increased dose at this time could help hold back the rise in PSA. ... (46 replies)
... I'm interpreting this to mean that an increased "payoff" means an increased sensitivity of the biopsy, i.e. fewer false negatives. ... (16 replies)
... I'm also convinced that many of us are going to need a triple blockade approach to bring PSA down to below 0. ... (50 replies)
... Here's a thought. Irv could ask to try triple blockade for a six months period. During that time his PSA is almost certain to drop to below 0. ... (11 replies)
... hip junction. At diagnosis, PSA was 73. After consultations with different docs in india where he lives and from my posts here, he underwent Orchiectomy in Jun 2009. ... (4 replies)
... a and medical community. Finally, after thorough followup analysis, that higher incidence of high grade disease has been explained. In essence, it is due to an increased efficiency in detecting high grade disease in the group getting finasteride. ... (13 replies)
... of men who did not experience a rise in PSA levels. ... (2 replies)
... my PSA had stabilized in April at 0.04, a little higher than I was aiming for, but below the key level of 0.05. ... (5 replies)
... and it persuaded my doctor and me that it would not be worthwhile to have another Lupron shot in order to continue to see if my PSA would drop below 0.01 as it had on my previous two cycles. ... (6 replies)
... ACE28 recently raised the question whether screening for prostate cancer was wise on another thread. This question has affected so many of us and will affect many others, so here it is in its own thread. You can read his post on the thread "Considering Active Surveillance for low risk cases", but here is a pertinent excerpt. I'm inserting some thoughts and facts in green. ... (21 replies)

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