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Sorry I have not updated my post in such a long time. I finally got a call from my former Emory urologist, Chad W. Ritenour, M.D. and he apologized for not getting back to me sooner. He explained serious delays in information being passed along to…Continue
Started by John Paul Jones. Last reply by Sally Layton Laney 3 hours ago.
Struggling w/ treatment options for T3BN0M0, Gleason 9, PSA 15.9 Began Bicalutamide 50 mg oral med and had round one of Lupron 6 month injection this week. Now must sort out EBRT (WPRT) given by IMRT, vs. Proton Therapy, vs. Varian Edge Technology.…Continue
Started by Sally Layton Laney 23 hours ago.
My one year appointment, and tests are good news. No detectable PSA and my testosterone is increasing! Still some residual hot flashes, some ISB, and fat accumulation around my mid section ( Its the ADT ) even though my weight has not increased.…Continue
Started by Alan Kousen yesterday.
Greetings all, I am a male, 67 years old, diagnosed with prostate cancer in August 2012, psa 29, gleason 7, confined to the prostate, and in December 2012 completed 45 treatments of EBRT. PSA remained low (.5 with slight variations up and down…Continue
Started by Douglas Moore. Last reply by Douglas Moore on Thursday.
Having been diagnosed with metastatic PC over 2 years ago, and currently doing well on abiraterone, I'm interested in the question of long-term survival with this condition - say, 5 years or more. Which treatments have others found useful?Continue
Started by James. Last reply by James Feb 17.
I had radical surgery 9 years ago and my PSA level has remained "undetectable" for most of that time. However, my latest test shows a continuation of an increasing level begun 2 years ago. In 2015 my PSA was .04; in 2016 it was .07; this year it…Continue
Started by Ken. Last reply by Howard Ross Feb 17.