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... sked about brachytherapy seeds. He said that was certainly more aggressive than radiation, but that it also came along with way more side effects. They felt the increased side effects came along with minimal gains. ... (31 replies)
... Hi Tim, On behalf of all of us I'll say "you're welcome." That's what we are here for - to share experiences and to learn from each other. Congratulations on that nice drop in PSA. You are off to a good start. I'll add some comments in green in response to an excerpt from your initial post. Please keep in mind that I'm a layman with no enrolled medical education. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Goelfamily, Congratulations on your dad's most excellent news! :D I'll insert some comments in green. May your dad keep up those wonderful reports! :) I'm sure his results are inspiring many readers on the board. :angel: Take care, (47 replies)

... Hi again and happy 4th of July :cool:, I'll respond here, as this thread is a better fit title wise than your parallel question in the other thread. I suspect you did not get responses because most of us are busy because of the July 4th celebration. My wife and I have enjoyed making preparations, but it has taken some time. I'll intersperse some comments in green... (1 replies)
... For instance, 8 ounces of POM Wonderful pomegranate juice extended PSA doubling times of recurring patients from an average of about 15 months to over 50 months! ... (2 replies)
... Akai, I share the same issues with proton therapy. I like to get my information from peer-reviewed journals rather than blogs and promotional sources, and in spite of many years of operation (proton is one of the oldest therapies) there has been very little published. Dr. J. Coen at Mass General (the twin machine to Loma Linda's) recently looked at the quality of life... (20 replies)
... ot sure if it's the pomegranate extract, curcumin, green tea extract, DIM, quercetin or one of the other dozen or so natural supplements I've been taking, but my PSA has gone from 25. ... (50 replies)
... ARIs in prevention against an increased risk for developing prostate cancer. ... (28 replies)
... and the rise in the PSA was indicative of their successful job. ... (8 replies)
... ould suggest that this doctor, unless he is exceptionally more talented than his peers, is still on the learning curve. That means that there is a substantially increased chance of an error occuring that will cause you significant problems. ... (18 replies)
... For most of us on triple blockade, maintaining with finasteride or Avodart leads to increased testosterone because conversion of some testosterone to DHT is prevented. ... (8 replies)
... My initial PSA reading August 2009 was 9. ... (18 replies)
... icalutamide or stopping it, my layman's impression is that increasing it to at least 150 mg would be what the experts would do, but I would bet they would want a PSA test just before the dose was increased and again after two weeks or a month. ... (47 replies)
... Hi Shannon, Of course these are awful days for you and your family, but I would still like to welcome to the board anyway. We're glad you are here! :wave: You've already had some great leads and comments. I'll add my thoughts in green in an excerpt of your first post. Jim (11 replies)
... I'm not sure that I agree with your doctor that a Gleason 8 score indicates that the cancer has probably spread. For one thing, your PSA is not all that high, especially given the increased size of your prostate. ... (2 replies)
... ultrasensitive PSA when the level falls below . ... (50 replies)
... is enough, as I understand it, and they have increased concern the longer a patient is on blockade. One of their papers suggests that, on average, maximum benefit is reached about the seventeenth month point. ... (8 replies)
... But back to this thread. Both the .03 and more recent .04 PSA results were with Roche ECLIA technology. My oncologist and I think that most likely the slight increase of . ... (6 replies)
... But if the PSA keeps declining, perhaps the "bullet" of 50 mg is enough,and I can hold the "bigger bullet" of 150 mg in reserve. ... (5 replies)
... and was diagnosed last June with PC. At the time, his PSA was around 4. ... (11 replies)

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