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... You're very welcome. It will be nice to have another intermittent blockade buddy on the board. Our small group is growing in numbers. I'm with you on the books. ... (8 replies)
... Hi again Augerty, I'm back, and here are some more thoughts in green, continuing from about an hour ago. Jim (3 replies)
... I have faced a challenging case of prostate cancer myself, and that has led me to learn a lot about hormonal therapy and a fair bit about chemotherapy. I'll insert some comments in green. ... (21 replies)

... I can go faster and longer, and I can do more weight bearing machines, but I don't sleep as well if I do. Wonder how much I could do if I weren't on hormonal blockade for prostate cancer with an extremely low level of testosterone! ... (0 replies)
Psa Test
Dec 13, 2007
... your case, it appears that you probably had systemic rather than localized prostate cancer at the start. If that is so, then you would probably want a systemic therapy to go after the recurrence, rather than radiation, which might not be able to reach some of the cancer. ... (7 replies)
... Back then I thought the highest a PSA score could go was 10! ... (2 replies)
... starts on the day established by the protocol of the oncologist regarding to each individual case. The PSA threshold of 0.01 to 0. ... (5 replies)
... Whoa, Charlyn, Stop those horses pulling away with your husband on a clinical trial! :( Let's take some time to think about this! I see it the way medved does, and it is certainly time for some serious questions about your husband's care to date and the doctor's plans for the future. (I like his doctor recommendations, and I'll add Dr. Oliver Sartor, MD, who used to... (9 replies)
... and added Casodex several months later. By September 2000 my PSA was leveling off at about 0.6. ... (8 replies)
... My PSA dropped nicely to 2.27 on November 12 from 9. ... (6 replies)
... ome doctors still believe that, but I believe they are in a minority. The experts in hormonal therapy whom I follow closely are convinced that going on and off hormonal blockade, an approach known as intermittent therapy, is best if the patient's PSA drops far enough to make going off therapy a good choice. ... (27 replies)
... mental decisions after a diagnosis of a challenging case the previous December. You certainly have paid your dues, what with the surgery, the radiation, and the hormonal therapy for many years. ... (4 replies)
... but then I have to remind myself that more aggressive cancer can produce a lower PSA level, based on the PSA leak. ... (72 replies)
... I just wonder if you are the person I recall reading long ago that was on an Intermittent Hormonal Therapy. Back then there was little information regarding hormonal treatment. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Jim, Thanks a Million for your valuable inputs based on your personal experience. Yes, he has been taking Zoladex implant & Casodex 50 mg. Now his oncologist has suggested that he should not take this medication for 3 months. (Hope thats ok). Because you have had similar experience, can I take the liberty to ask you a few more queries... Unfortunately, the rectal... (8 replies)
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... Your dad has a case with some challenges. If that Gleason and cancer on both sides of the prostate had been known prior to surgery, together with the PSA of 13 which was known, the doctor most likely would not have performed surgery. You may know that already. ... (4 replies)
Hormornal Therapy
Jun 18, 2010
... For many years the renowned prostate cancer surgical group at Johns Hopkins, including surgery pioneer Patrick Walsh, made scanty use of hormonal therapy for recurrences of prostate cancer until a patient developed debilitating symptoms. ... (1 replies)
Oct 4, 2010
... was known to cut PSA about in half on its own, and they were striving for comparability with two drug blockade. ... (2 replies)
... Incidentally, that's a drug that has given me many extra months of time off the heavy duty hormonal blockade drugs. It is now available in the US under extremely strict procedures. ... (7 replies)

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