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... neccesary to begin with but that's not a chance I took because there is no cure if even one cell escaped the surgeon's scalpel. He also stated "in 15 years as a Radiation Oncologist he had'nt put anyone in a colostomy bag yet". That was good to hear! ... (8 replies)
... ffectiveness of brachytherapy. While more sophisticated versions of brachytherapy and combinations are practiced, for instance by Dr. Michael Dattoli and by the Radiation Clinics of Georgia, this paper shows that results with this simpler method are quite respectable. ... (10 replies)
... infections, a very long hospital stay, the risks of recto urinary fistulas, the risk of urinary catheters giving him urinary track infections etc. He can't have radiation therapy due to his diabetes and hypertension. ... (13 replies)

... so at least you'd be planning the best treatment possible if he does have prostate cancer. The idea of waiting until the PSA is even higher wouldn't appeal to me, for what that's worth. ... (13 replies)
... months post brachytherapy and since then bouncing between 1. ... (5 replies)
... e.g. a first ever PSA of 113, driving down to less than 0. ... (21 replies)
... He had another PSA test in December, and it had stayed at 0.5. Now, he just got his July results back, and it's up to 1.9. Has anything like this happened to anyone on the board? ... (5 replies)
... erriheme as a contrast shows prostate cancer much smaller than standard methods. Mine was recently pin pointed to lymph nodes above the the point of the salvage radiation I had post RP in 2005. ... (2 replies)
... Another update: Started ADT3 HT the first week of May (psa now undectable as expected) with planned adjuvant proton RT starting 8-12 weeks later. A few weeks ago I decided to consult with Dr. Mark Scholz of Prostate Oncology Specialist. I have heard he is one of the top experts on prostate cancer. I wanted to get his opinion on my plan moving forward. DR. Scholz DRE exam... (25 replies)
... Congratulations to your dad on last week's result! :cool: I'm taking a daily pomegranate extract also, and it's encouraging to hear what appears to be a pomegranate success story. I say "appears," because it's possible that the radiation did the job and deserves the credit, but caused one of those crazy, worrisome :confused: :( but harmless "bounces" that many patients... (2 replies)
... and no more prostate at least radiation either as you already had the maximium doses. ... (3 replies)
... That's so true, Jim! It could have been the radiation bounce. Regardless, we are just happy it didn't spike again. He goes back in six months for another test so I will be sure to post his progress. ... (2 replies)
... than 3 months would give salvage radiation a better chance of success. The shorter the doubling time the worse the prognosis. ... (4 replies)
Post surgery PSA
Mar 22, 2018
... Looks like my surgeon wants one more PSA in 3 months and see if there is a trend. Looks like radiation may be in my future, no decision yet, still need to improve my incontinence. Doctor is very positive and outlines all possibilities that are available. ... (4 replies)
... I'm responding to your post just before the replies by Baptista and Harpman. They raised good points. I hope your husband will get some answers so he can get rid of those leg sores. ... (52 replies)
... How fast has your PSA been rising? ... (9 replies)
... prostatectomy psa of 13 is suggestive of systemic disease. But, in any event, the next step is appointment with a medical oncologist. ... (1 replies)
... Hi - If you scroll down on this message board, "Post Operative Radiotherapy" you will find some info and responses to my situation. I am 2/3rds of the way through the Proton Beam therapy (22 of 33 sessions). Regards Graeme (25 replies)
Elevated psa
Feb 27, 2009
... hecking into the other options. Hope that you've spent at least some of the previous months doing some reading on the subject and thinking about surgery and the radiation alternatives. ... (1 replies)
... years of hormone tretment with calutide and lupron and chemo with taxotere and prednisone.. my psa post surgery is .05 but has gone to .10 last report doubling time of 18 months.. ... (9 replies)


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