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... that's a great sign, especially at this stage of the game. ... (7 replies)
... The Prostate Cancer Results Study Group is simply reporting what is out there in research published in respected, peer reviewed journals, research which meets a number of reasonable criteria, and they are including new studies that satisfy the criteria as they come along. ... (10 replies)
... Have inserted comments for you. ... (63 replies)

... dosing and arrangements for prostate cancer to our attention. ... (15 replies)
A little concerned
Oct 29, 2012
... Take a deep breath. First thing to do is get a second reading of your biopsy slides. It's amazing the differences I've seen from one lab to another. ... (30 replies)
... Like RBK1111, I want to make sure you have the full picture, especially regarding HIFU. HIFU practitioners are hungry for patients and have quite a marketing blitz underway, supported by patients who are presently doing well. ... (76 replies)
... on, overcome and put behind me before I could make ANY intelligent decision. Prostate cancer, until the recent advent of the PSA test was like pancreatic cancer in that it can remain silent long after it metastasizes, and that silent course of progression strikes fear into the heart. ... (63 replies)
... We are all searching for the perfect cure for our specific condition. ... (15 replies)
... I'm not a doctor, in fact I've had no enrolled medical training and was quite ignorant about prostate cancer when I was diagnosed just over nine years ago. But I've learned a lot since then. ... (2 replies)
... awaited study and for providing additional detail! ... (1 replies)
... This inability in decision is not just yours but of everyone confronting the disease. In my cancer journey I have experienced the situation three times. ... (18 replies)
... You obviously feel great about the treatment you had, but I must say I've not read that this treatment for cancer is better than any other relative to cure and side effects. In time, we'll know a lot more about this I'm sure, but for now there are many good options. ... (15 replies)
... Any medical specialty managing prostate cancer will believe their modality is the only way for management. This is normal however some doctors over sell their modality and are critical of others. ... (32 replies)
... I'll give you the unfavorable news first. You have probably already realized that your case is aggressive, as mentioned also by harpman. ... (13 replies)
... and I've corresponded with several rad experts before committing to it. It is widely understood that the high does kills the beast better and what the RT community most concerned about high dose was the SEs. ... (15 replies)
Just Diagnosed
Sep 27, 2012
... I'm sorry to welcome you to the club, but as Dx's go, yours ain't too bad. I'd recommend that your first order of business be to get a second reading on your biopsy. Gleason grading is almost an art and there are a few labs that specialize in it, like Bostwick or Epstein. ... (5 replies)
... I'm glad you know about Dr. King's study and that the doctor you are considering for CK SBRT has a connection with Stanford. I'll insert some comments in green. ... (9 replies)
A little concerned
Nov 14, 2012
... used car salesman. Everyone has to believe their therapy is the best, I guess. ... (30 replies)
... ie, "New technology is delayed if it lowers the income of doctors." Can you show any examples to back up this accusation? ... (63 replies)
PSA is 45
Nov 8, 2011
... Check out Proton Therapy, Conformal Beam, IMRT, CyberKnife, and surgery. I went to Loma Linda for Protons with good results but whatever your choice make sure it is a leading prostate cancer clinic. ... (4 replies)

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