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... initial PSA 113. ... (1 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)
Hormonal therapy
Nov 10, 2009
... but I well know the concern that comes when that PSA starts rising into the tenths. ... (8 replies)

... two declining years. For months I accepted that as my likely fate, and I was not fully free from that forecast for several years, when I was doing very well on intermittent hormonal therapy. ... (11 replies)
Hormonal therapy
Aug 12, 2009
... Your making me envious with that moderate duration course of single drug hormonal blockade for twelve or thirteen months and then a PSA that is still just 0. ... (8 replies)
... I like to get my blood pressure checked because it always comes out good, in contrast to my initial PSA result. ... (6 replies)
... Those of us who have experienced impressive success with hormonal therapy as our sole therapy for prostate cancer do not often recommend that approach to newly diagnosed patients, unless they have advanced cases. That may be about to change! ... (0 replies)
... ter an RP. I'm particularly impressed because recent reports are documenting success over followup periods of more than a decade. I'll use other terms, such as hormonal blockade, as I still find TIP an awkward term. ... (0 replies)
... Hi Jim, Thanks for the info! Any idea what this means for someone (like me) with lymph node involvement? Does this come under the "mets" heading that Dr. Myers was referring to? (I sent off for his book, but it got lost somewhere over the Pacific. I suspect it ended up in Thailand. :)) On a good note: I just got back from my three-month PSA test - the first one since I... (1 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)
... I 'll be glad to go over the thinking here, responding in green to excerpts from your first post. As you know, that's been my sole therapy over the past eleven years. I'll start with a statement made by Dr. ... (8 replies)
... Actually, I never got to radiation and have had only intermittent hormonal blockade therapy. ... (16 replies)
... When I searched for just " prostate cancer AND hormonal therapy ", I got 5,495 hits! ... (8 replies)
... I never got a handle on my doubling time either. My first ever PSA was 113.6, and within two weeks I had my first Lupron shot. ... (13 replies)
... Hi Dave, I hope you are doing well. I'm inserting some comments in green in an excerpt of your post from yesterday. Jim Take care, and please followup with any questions or observations, Jim (6 replies)
... Hi again RUP, I'll insert some thoughts in green. Take care, Jim :wave: (8 replies)
... type of hospital, age at diagnosis, PSA at diagnosis, and Gleason score, all separated in columns for 2001, 2002, and 2003, the year each patient was registered in the study. ... (29 replies)
... therapy or due to low interest in HT by viewers of this forum, but I think that the lack of opinions is for the low number of informative reviews or abstracts on hormonal therapy, in both internet and public medical documentation, which makes HT more as inquisitive then transparent. ... (8 replies)
... That would be ideal, but prostate cancer is a complex disease, including many different conditions of patients and associated therapy options. It would be hard to care enough before a diagnosis to be able to attend to, absorb, and remember the key points. However, now is the time to learn! ... (11 replies)
... The experts in blockade whom I follow closely all believe that intermittent blockade is clearly superior to continuous blockade. There is a mound of clinical experience that indicates that, but there is not an abundance of studies. ... (15 replies)

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