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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.
Perhaps this is a foolish question but feel the need to ask.Wanted to have a dexa test as a baseline before adt started, but the machine broke and they needed to reschedule me, but did need to start the adt - had waited far too long after recurrence…Continue
Started by george. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott 15 hours ago.
Hi, I started Lupron treatment a little over two months ago and had my third injection earlier this week. My question is about the future but I'll give some background info first. I had Cyberknife in March 2015 and subsequently the PSA began…Continue
Started by Als1234. Last reply by Itzy Be'er 17 hours ago.
I have been on active surveillance for 10 years. I had acute prostatitis. then 2 months later had a biopsy; Sixteen samples taken, 15 were negative one positive Gleason of 4 plus 4. First time in ten years that I have had a Gleason score above 3…Continue
Started by Rich Landi. Last reply by Rich Landi on Thursday.
When bone and Axumin scans did not show anything that is causing my PSA to rise, I consulted a general oncologist in Gainesville. He explained that while the cancer probably is present in my body, it may be in micro forms, too small for the scan to…Continue
Started by Paul Burns. Last reply by Gary eichenlaub on Wednesday.
"My latest journal entry titled "Wouldn't It Be Nice; A Whimsical Diversion" appears below: An extremely frustrating aspect of a PCa diagnosis has been the lack of consensus among the recognized experts. Most all practitioners including urologists,…Continue
Started by Don Oberlin. Last reply by Gary middleton on Tuesday.