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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.
Hi Mike. Thanks for the add. I was T3b N1, Gleason 8, PSA 26 on diagnosis. I wasn't offered a RP. I had a TURP Then, after 6 month of HT I had RT x 40 sessions. It finished in April 2016. My HT finishes in September 2018.I attach a snap shot…Continue
Started by Tom F. Last reply by Tom F on Thursday.
We received great news today in that both Ctscan and bone scan showed no signs of cancer! With the high risk cancer localized to the prostate we now begin treatment decisions. My partner is in general good health at 66. We see the RO on Monday. What…Continue
Started by J. Elizabeth. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Jun 13.
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 ctsolar Jun 8.
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 Jun 7.
My husband is undergoing ADT. I have read a couple of articles - one that indicates there is a link between ADT and dementia and another that says there is no link. Does anyone have experience or knowledge of this link?Continue
Started by Patricia Peterson. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Jun 5.
Is the use of Megace for hot flashes after radiation and ADT a cause for concern for PCa that has metastasized to lymph?It seems that I have read that it can cause PCa to grow in metastasized areas, causing a rise in PSA?Thanks!MariaContinue
Started by Maria Ore. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Jun 1.