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Hot Flashes
Dec 8, 2007
... I just celebrated my eighth anniversary as a survivor, and I've been on intermittent hormonal blockade the entire time, starting Lupron within two weeks of diagnosis. ... (6 replies)
... by Dr. Charles L. Sawyers, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering. He spoke about development of a new drug, known as MDV3100, for prostate cancer patients when the PSA is rising despite the absence of testosterone. ... (1 replies)
... however, the PSA level now, as well as the doubling time of three to four months after my PSA during this vacation hit about 5 fourteen months ago, clear away any illusions of imminent cure or unaided dormancy. ... (18 replies)

... colleague Jon McDermed knew that PSAs with finasteride were about half of what they would be without finasteride, and they felt that they needed to use half the PSA threshold for finasteride as they used for patients without finasteride in order to level the playing field for comparison. ... (28 replies)
... That's the way to do it. That PSA test will help confirm what's happening. Unless there is no difference in cost, bicalutamide is probably just as good as the brand name version. ... (14 replies)
... he second most helpful but I think he has different nutritional supplements recommended now. What I got most from it was hope. I am a Gleaqson 9 and my highest PSA before surgery was 45. Most of what I was reading on the internet did not apply to very high Gleasons and what did was somewhat depressing. ... (3 replies)
... However, if a patient does well enough so that his PSA has dropped very low and other circumstances are appropriate, he can take a vacation from the drugs. That's called intermittent ADT. ... (1 replies)
... Vancouver has an outstanding reputation and has done key pioneering work, including work that has advanced my own therapy, intermittent hormonal blockade involving several drugs. I believe Vancouver may have the premier prostate cancer research facility in all of Canada. ... (17 replies)
... prescribed supplements, and diet to manage growth of the cancer. However, PSA velocity increased and he will need either chemical or surgical castration. ... (1 replies)
Psa numbers
Mar 26, 2009
... The only place in the southeast for proton beam radiation is University of Florida Proton Beam Therapy Institute in Jacksonville. ... (34 replies)
Nov 23, 2011
... ade, I'll be switching antiandrogens to avoid the risk, at least for a while. It's important to keep in mind that many of us can use these drugs, at least on an intermittent basis, for many years before we run into a need to change the approach. ... (8 replies)
Clinical trials
Nov 16, 2007
... Dx Dec. 99, first ever PSA 113. ... (5 replies)
... I'm now nearing the end of my second off therapy period with the aid of thalidomide. ... (1 replies)
... Let me ask you a question or two about your hormonal blockade that no longer seemed to work. ... (9 replies)
... Hi Linda, Welcome to the board! :wave: You are getting some great responses. I went straight to hormonal blockade, which evolved in the first year to triple hormonal blockade, for my challenging case back in 1999/2000, but I was slated for radiation at one point and have paid some attention to developments since then, despite lacking first hand experience. I have a few... (11 replies)
... Hi again milindsm, You're welcome. Glad to help. I'll add some thoughts in green. (6 replies)
... my PSA had risen several points to 11.7. ... (6 replies)
... om visiting every night I decided to seek help and eventually ended up in front on an Oncologist . That was following a biopsy which showed a Gleason score of 9. PSA was given as 37. I was 72 in November. ... (10 replies)
... I've been on intermittent triple hormonal blockade as my sole therapy for over eight years and have used ultrasensitive PSA testing for much of the time that I have been "on therapy." Because of that I've paid close attention to use of ultrasensitive testing. ... (5 replies)
... Hello Helopilot52, I've interspersed my responses below in green, preceded by JJ. Jim JJ - Hope this helps. Jim (10 replies)

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