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... Yes, unfortunately, that .11 PSA result is relevant, as it shows that your PSA is not somewhere in the range below what that lab's test can detect with its lower limit of . ... (3 replies)
... urvival looks quite pessimistic based on tactics now available to us. I am now at the nearly nine year point, in fine shape, and just starting my third round of intermittent triple hormonal therapy. ... (11 replies)
... about the prospects for hormonal blockade. As usual, I'll insert some thought in green in an excerpt from what you said. ... (27 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)
... and is now at 0.15. I'm in good shape, benefiting much from known countermeasures for the side effects of hormonal blockade, and busy replanking and refurbishing my deck with 15'9" pressure treated lumber. ... (10 replies)
... I'm updating the title of this thread (should have said 4th PSA, but now can't edit that), at least for this post, but I'll keep a lot of the joyful text as I am continuing to do very well. :D I recently got my PSA, DHT, etc. results and had a physical check by my oncologist that went fine. I'll update this in green. Also, thanks for your thoughts, Yanick. Jim (5 replies)
... Good afternoon pnoe, I'll put some responses in green. (50 replies)
... old guy on hormonal therapy for a challenging case of prostate cancer for the past ten years! PC is not the end of the road! ... (50 replies)
... primary hormonal blockade therapy, with "primary" meaning that it is used as the sole therapy, at least until it fails or the patient elects another option. ... (31 replies)
... even those with intact prostates who have never had radiation, surgery or other radical therapy, my PSA drops more slowly. It did this during both my first and second cycles, so I am not too concerned about the rate of decline. ... (5 replies)
... Allen, reflects a different and less encouraging view that is very common among doctors with whom I have talked who are not expert in hormonal therapy. ... (29 replies)
... There is some day to day variation in PSA, and that might account for the decrease. However, it's good news that the PSA is not increasing at a rapid clip and may be increasing only slowly if at all. ... (27 replies)
... However, PSA velocity increased and he will need either chemical or surgical castration. ... (1 replies)
... nd, but it looks like he is getting some good care, though I have some thoughts. I'll add some comments in green based on my experience of nearly ten years with hormonal therapy but with no enrolled medical education at all. ... (6 replies)
... starting PSA 113. ... (22 replies)
Gleason 9
May 24, 2008
... if the doctor wants to give your husband a hormonal therapy shot, it is very important in the circumstances you describe that your husband first go on "antiandrogen" pills for a week or so before getting the shot. ... (11 replies)
... and a bisphosphonate to protect bone density while on hormonal blockde and reduce the likelihood of bone metastases. ... (6 replies)
... before taking a vacation from Lupron and Casodex, and my PSA on this third round has fallen to 0.05. ... (11 replies)
... My brother had radiation therapy and is now on the hormone shots. He has had four so far. He is having emotional problems from the shots. Feels very tired and depressed. ... (7 replies)
When to start ADT?
Dec 28, 2011
... at your current PSA level the cancer is still so small that the signal may not be detected even by a very sensitive scan. ... (19 replies)

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