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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.
My fingernails and toenails became very brittle, discolored and uneven beginning with my second docetaxel infusion.This British study (although extremely small) shows that a polyphenol-rich balm can protect nails from chemo damage.…Continue
Started by Ken Schuster 5 hours ago.
Hi Mike, just finished 35 RT sessions (2 Gy`s each one), with some problems due to inflammation of the bladder and urinary urgency, taking Vesicare pills for 3 weeks getting a little better.Next month I will have my second application of Zoladex and…Continue
Started by Raul Miranda. Last reply by Raul Miranda on Monday.
Well I should just rename myself angry pissy wife. I don't want my husband to just go into the treatment of standard medicine. Frankly I'm viewing it as barbaric. He is 64 (I'm 54) with a Gleason 9 tc2 we are waiting on MRI so could move to t3. PSA…Continue
Started by LovingWife. Last reply by Michael Hennessey Jul 21.
We started the 25 treatments of radiation and after 2 weeks noticed intense diarrhea. Also started having anal soreness and odd discharge, especially during last week of treatments. At times the urgency to "go" was overpowering and always resulted…Continue
Started by Alan Kousen. Last reply by Alan Kousen Jul 19.
Thx mike and Alan on your replies. So if I consider radiation to start early October I should then get the firmagon in me as soon as early August And yes My status was originally intermediate from the biopsy but then changed to high risk as to what…Continue
Started by Gary eichenlaub. Last reply by Alan Kousen Jul 18.