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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.
Have any of you found it helpful or important to get second opinionson imaging results of bone scans or ct scans, especially related to those with recurrent or advanced pca ?I realize that any…Continue
Started by george. Last reply by Jan Manarite 12 hours ago.
Not sure that with the surgery being a failure that the radiation will be any different. Just putting my body through more hell with the same results seems pointless to me. Need good trusting advice…Continue
Started by Clifton Simpler. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott on Thursday.
So a few months in to treatment and wanted to give an update. Had a Lupron injection on 5-16...so my PSA has declined from 658 on 3-23, started Casodex on 4-11 and by 4-25 had dropped to 110, by 5-16…Continue
Started by Greg H. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott on Wednesday.
Last radiation treatment for Prostate cancer completed April, 2008. No hormone therapy received. Gleason 6 - tumor on both lobes of prostate.PSA gradually went down with exception of one bounce…Continue
Started by A. Taylor. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Jul 2.
Mike, I fired my first Urologist. My Gleason is 6 in 4 areas/both sides/2b. I have a new doctor. I am only 53, recommendation was removal, best chance for long term health. I am referred to a…Continue
Started by John Kiraly. Last reply by Francis X. Talbot Jun 19.
Husband is scheduled for ADT & radiation treatments. After following a plant based diet for 3 months, the last PSA test showed a 1.1 point decrease. Can this go lower with diet choices and can it…Continue
Started by Concerned. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Jun 19.