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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.
PLARIFY is a newly-approved agent to use with PET scans. It is available in some areas of the country now and is rolling out to many others.My doc at MDA says they will have trials with it in September, and he will put me in.My PSA has been ticking…Continue
Started by Mike Simmons. Last reply by Mike Simmons Aug 1.
Hi all:Considering treatment here in South Florida and wondering if anyone has any experience or input with either of these facilities and/or doctors:Cleveland Clinic Weston FL:Dr Alok Shrivastava or Dr Nicolas Muruve. (Surgeons)U of Miami Sylvester…Continue
Started by Tom Lyman Apr 22.
After a 5 1/2 year "vacation" from Lupron injections, my PSA has made it back from 0 to 5.20. 3 months ago it was 3.24, so the rate of increase is speeding up a bit. My oncologist and I of course have expected this would happen, and we are probably…Continue
Started by Reed Anderson Apr 21.
How many people have been down-staged after RP?Back in April, mpMRI suggested that I had some extraprostatic extension (EPE).After my RP, the pathologist didn't see any EPE, so I was down-staged (cT3a to pT2c).From my reading of the literature, it…Continue
Started by Tom Wimberly. Last reply by Baiba Hughes Mar 27.