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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.
Well, I could not wait until April so I took my PSA test last week. I was mentally prepared to see a rise in the PSA from .07 in Jan (0.05 in Oct 15) but lo and behold it remained the same, 0.07, so the next test is in July. I guess Mike may be…Continue
Started by Howard Ross. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott 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 Howard Ross Oct 11.
Hi AllI begin my 5 days of cyberknife next month. How should I expect to feel after day 3 ? Will I have enough energy to work a 8 hour desk job plus commute by train .. I'm healthy and 61 years oldbestDanContinue
Started by dan dwyer. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Sep 29.
Anybody treated with the Varian/TrueBeam platform?. Interested in hearing about it (sorry, not interested in Cyberknife or other technologies, only this particular one)Continue
Started by JJinCA Sep 28.
Following some amazing advice, here, earlier this year Dave and I are now in a better place. The diagnosis was T2 Gleason 6 PSA 12. Active surveillance was an option given by our consultant but after reading your replies we decided that we would…Continue
Started by Helen. Last reply by Alan Kousen Sep 28.