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One of our primary goals is to help newly diagnosed men to come to the best possible decision for them about a specific course of action. Given two men with exactly the same clinical characteristics, the best possible decision for man A may be very different to the best possible decision for man B.
How many people have been down-staged after RP?Back in April, mpMRI suggested that I had some extraprostatic extension (EPE).After my RP, the pathologist didn't see any EPE, so I was down-staged (cT3a to pT2c).From my reading of the literature, it…Continue
Started by Tom Wimberly. Last reply by Baiba Hughes Mar 27.
Had prostatectomy in 10/19. Post op pathology was PT3a, 4+3,EPE and PSM. PSA was 0.01 3 months after surgery. Urologist ordered Decipher because of adverse pathology, it came bask high risk. At 6 months post RP MY PSA was .03. Although still low we…Continue
Started by James R. Last reply by Baiba Hughes Mar 26.
Is there any consensus regarding the timing of biopsies for patients undergoing AS? I have been on AS since 2013. I’ve had 3 biopsies during that time, the first in 2012 showing only HGPIN, the second in 2013 showing 2/14 cores Gleason 3+3=6, and…Continue
Started by Don S.. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Mar 12.
Please see my stats for details on my recurrent cancer. After more than 4 PET scans at the Mayo in 2017, my oncologist said I should wait until my PSA has risen to 8 before getting another scan because the cancer remained undetectable. Then in…Continue
Started by Tom Full. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Mar 10.
Hi I am Char, my husband Mike age 75 was recently diagnosed with Prostate cancer, his psa is 81 Gleason score is 8 and stage 4 from what I understand. The Urologist put him on generic for Casodex for a month and ordered a complete bone scan which…Continue
Started by Mike Green. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Feb 6.