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Sep 1, 2012
... I recall the problems you had with your initial team of care givers in Norway. I think that the urologist taking care of you was totally erroneous in his PSA threshold used in your care. ... (4 replies)
Psa >>> 28,000
Apr 11, 2009
... One of the book's highlights is a long section on hormonal therapy, including details of the intermittent triple hormonal blockade that I've been on. That's one are where Dr. Strum has made an especially large contribution to the field, along with his former parter Dr. Mark Scholz. ... (5 replies)
... All of the doctors I consider experts in hormonal therapy use 150 mg of bicalutamide when metastases have been detected. Some of them also use 150 mg even if there are no detectable metastases, but others do not. ... (52 replies)

... Take care, Jim (29 replies)
... Hi bella30, I'll insert some thoughts below. I would be very grateful If anyone has advice on the best possible treatment of advanced pc with bone metastasis. Thanks again The powerful bisphosphonate Zometa (zoledronic acid) is often prescribed both to preserve bone density and help counter bone metastasis. There are some potential side effects. Is he taking... (5 replies)
... go straight to triple hormonal therapy for a while and see how it goes. ... (32 replies)
... Hello, Thank you very much Baptista and IADT3since2000 ,you really helped me understand some things. I am wishing you the best from the bottom of my heart! My father takes 50 mg casodex every day and one shot every three months.I will ask the doc about avodart because he didn’t prescribed this, and from what I read I think he should take it. I ve read that with... (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)
... D This is an especially important milestone, as the experts in hormonal therapy I've been following for the past decade have used the ability to get the PSA below 0. ... (10 replies)
... Even though your dad has had an orchiectomy, which permanently shuts off his own ability to produce testosterone in the testes, he could conceivably go on intermittent therapy and recover a normal level of testosterone by using testosterone supplementation. ... (47 replies)
... I'm happy and grateful that my PSA continued to fall to 0.05 as of the test on October 28, 2009. ... (3 replies)
Apr 8, 2009
... Your'e welcome. I hope this helps. Take care, :wave: Jim (2 replies)
... nd how to deliver it, but they really do not. Toronto clearly has some marvelous resources for treating prostate cancer, but it appears not to be in the lead in hormonal therapy. I know that Vancouver is a whole country away from you, but I suspect that Vancouver would be far more receptive. ... (14 replies)
... as my sole therapy for a challenging case, though with no detectable metastases. I've given several detailed progress reports and updates, if you are interested in such detail. ... (3 replies)
... if blockade is going to work, and the odds are very high that it will, it's going to drive that PSA sharply down even if it has risen a bit in the few weeks before the appointment. ... (14 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)
... duty drugs. A number of research studies indicate that intermittent therapy is superior. ... (50 replies)
... The ulcerative colitis could tip the scales toward skipping radiation and going straight to hormonal therapy. If so, you need to know that that control range you were given, 2 to 15 years, is really skewed toward the short side. ... (31 replies)
... comfort and help here. I'll add some comments in green to parts of your post. Like your dad, I too had some challenging features in my case, including initial PSA coincidentally of 113, but my Gleason score was lower and no bone mets were detected. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Baptista, Welcome to the board! It is good to see another eleventh year survivor participating! Also, you have traveled the "road not taken" for me - debulking, and I have traveled the road you may be about to travel - hormonal therapy. I'll excerpt a small portion of your post and insert some thoughts in green. (3 replies)

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