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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.
New question. I am doing 1 month + 1 month + 4 month Lupron with 5 1/2 (?) weeks high dose IMRT beginning at 8 weeks into ADT.For those who experience side effects of ADT in the short course, what is the timing and sequence of the side effects. That…Continue
Started by Guy B. Meredith. Last reply by Guy B. Meredith yesterday.
I have to self-cath 4-5 times per day due to a back injury that caused nerve damage and shut down my bladder. Scheduled for RP in 3 weeks. Dr. says after RP, I will keep cath in for 4 weeks to ensure all is healed because I will be poking my urethra…Continue
Started by Lee Feb 20.
My PSA was <0.1 in March 2011, <0.1 in September 2011, 0.1 in March 2012, <0.2 in May 2012 (tested by GP), and 0.3 in August 2012 (again tested by the same GP). How aggressive is that increase?Continue
Started by Arthur Rollins. Last reply by MARY MCCANN Feb 13.
Please see my stats for details on my recurrent cancer. After more than 4 PET scans at the Mayo in 2017, my oncologist said I should wait until my PSA has risen to 8 before getting another scan because the cancer remained undetectable. Then in…Continue
Started by Tom Full. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Feb 7.
Yesterday was 2 yrs since my RP; I had 39 Radiation treatments & 4 Lupron (6 month versions) shots. I'll have my last in a few weeks. My PSA<.1 I'm curious if there is any information on someone being on lupron for more than 2 yrs
Started by Ricky Scott. Last reply by Diane Winston Jan 24.