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Hi all, my first post so please bear with me as I'm sure this is either TMI or not enough! I have been lurking for about three months as it has taken that long from my reg uro's recommendation to have a 4th biopsy. PSA rising consistently and PCA3…Continue
Started by Tung Sol 55 minutes ago.
OK, Just diagnosed with PC.Last Nov. had psa of 6 and negative biopsy.4kscore at 39May 2016 psa up to 9.9. Was referred to Duke for MRI guided biopsy 9/28.PSA up to 11 now and biopsy came back with 2 cores at gleason 7 and one at gleason 9.Had bone…Continue
Started by mike withers. Last reply by mike withers 7 hours ago.
As above, I have been on Lupron for 6 years and my PSA just passed 2, which means the cancer is refractory. I will be starting on Abiraterone shortly.My internet researches indicate that mean survival time is around 15 months with the…Continue
Started by MrPeach. Last reply by Jan Manarite on Thursday.
I have a letter waiting to go to Medicare.My urologist tells me Medicare won't pay for OV when Lupron administered. Their answer is two visits; a pain. Has anyone else encountered this or is the local medical group special?Continue
Started by Herb Skovronek. Last reply by Herb Skovronek Oct 18.
Some info for those who may be apprehensive about a biopsy without being "put to sleep." The first one I had was under anesthesia. I just had a confirmatory TRUS biopsy but was awake for the procedure. I was somewhat apprehensive as to what this…Continue
Started by Cliff Forbes. Last reply by Alan Kousen Oct 3.