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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.
I went to a presentation at Sutter Health last week. There were about 40 people there, and I understand that this was the third time they've given this talk.The focus was on healthy lifestyle to minimize chances of recurrence, as well as ongoing…Continue
Started by Robert Nicholson. Last reply by Alan Kousen 19 hours ago.
had my bone scan and body scan last wk cpsa went from .02 to today 3.2 psa, scan spot on lower right has doubled in size from 2014 to 1.2 in size everthing was all right, any info on XTANDI which he is starting me on when insur oks it. the nurse…Continue
Started by kenneth lippold. Last reply by kenneth lippold yesterday.
I stopped HT in May 2014 .I had my PSA tested on Sept 2016 and was 2. something I can't recall the exact number and now it is 16 .It has never gotten so high.I had seed implants followed from radiation in 2006 and on Feb 2013 I started HT.What do…Continue
Started by Jimmy Papas. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott on Tuesday.
My husband has been diagnosed with PC Gleason score 3+4 7 psa 5.6.Small area on right side. We are waiting for results from nuclear report and then start to make decisions about treatment (surgery, radiation), etc. This is all the information we…Continue
Started by Lynn Boccia. Last reply by Lynn Boccia on Monday.
What are side effects of SHORT-TERM ADT? I'll be on one three-month shot followed by radiation. Dr. says to expect hot flashes, loss of libido, and ED, which reverse at end of three months. Is this accurate? Any other side effects/risks I should be…Continue
Started by VLH. Last reply by Alan Kousen Feb 19.
My husband has just been diagnosed and we need all the information we can get. He is stage 4 we know it is in his lymph node and they are scanning his bones on the 23rd Doctor started him on Casonex and will have Eligard injection on the 23rd.we are…Continue
Started by Becky Livingston. Last reply by Becky Livingston Feb 15.