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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.
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 E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott yesterday.
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 Jun 27.
I have had three tests showing elevated PSA in the last 14 months and am researching my next step for treatment.I have seen two doctors at the Cleveland Clinic's Glickman Institute and both have declined imaging in favor of a traditional biopsy…Continue
Started by ROBERT EPPICH. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Jun 26.
Hi. I live in Uruguay, south america, so I have not much info about surgeons in the US, besides the info is founded on the internet.After 10 years of active surveillance on my prostate cancer, I decided to go to surgery with robotic (after opinion…Continue
Started by ANTONIO. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Jun 21.
I recently had a fusion biopsy and of the 16 samples one came back with a Gleason 7 (3+4).As I was told the 4 part represented 30%. The urologist asked if he could send this sampleto Myriad Genetics for testing. The test is called Prolaris. If…Continue
Started by Martin M. Last reply by Martin M Jun 8.