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    Mostth, SRT is your last chance of a cure, it can...

    Mostth, SRT is your last chance of a cure, it can only be done once and is significantly more efficient combined with HT.
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    Saw this bag of dried figs and the first thing...

    Saw this bag of dried figs and the first thing coming to my mind was...

    Prostates at the pathologist's :shock:

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    IMO past the age of 50 or 55 healing is an...

    IMO past the age of 50 or 55 healing is an elusive goal. Recitfy one ailment and it won't be long until the next shows up. All depends on what we make if it.
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    Well done, Duck. Maybe I should have tried a...

    Well done, Duck. Maybe I should have tried a little harder getting a similar deal. For $400 I'd be in, but wouldn't want to pay $5000 out of pocket.
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    Agreed. Any lab does the job, especially if PSA...

    Agreed. Any lab does the job, especially if PSA doesn't drop below 0.1. Mostth, I'd retest at a different lab asap if I were you. Best of luck!
  6. Jesse, do you have details from a printed biopsy...

    Jesse, do you have details from a printed biopsy report you could share? You say all cores were Gleason 10 and I am wondering if maybe that's a miscommunication and really *one* core was Gleason 10...
  7. Thread: Ache

    by KarlEmagne
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    My behind was all aching. For me, Dipyrone worked...

    My behind was all aching. For me, Dipyrone worked best.
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    Carmel, the PSA doubling time would be of...

    Carmel, the PSA doubling time would be of interest. Your husband could wait with HT until his PSA rises above a level of 5 or even 10, which might be some years down the road. This would better his...
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    They wanted $5150 international rate from me and...

    They wanted $5150 international rate from me and their sales representative didn't bother to ask back why I stopped answering. I think it's exclusively for Americans or the rich.
  10. Jesse, congrats on your treatment facility....

    Jesse, congrats on your treatment facility. Nothing better for peace of mind than getting results quickly. Wish you all the best.
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    I am back to Canada and medical services continue...

    I am back to Canada and medical services continue where they left off - with not working at all. I called clinics to ask about sensitive PSA checks post prostatectomy and none of the receptionists...
  12. The bleeding should slow down very soon. How...

    The bleeding should slow down very soon. How about your biopsy results?
  13. Thread: n=1

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    I don't think SSRI anti-depressants are...

    I don't think SSRI anti-depressants are particularly good stress relievers. The stuff is meant to lift moods and takes couple weeks to be fully effective. How about Venlafaxine / Effexor instead?...
  14. This article draws the conclusion that men with...

    This article draws the conclusion that men with PSADT>6 months benefit from ADT started below 12. Doesn't say how far below 12, I read opinions of 5 and 10 elsewhere. Sample size of 200 is rather...
  15. Busby, I'd prefer no longer finding my stats...

    Busby, I'd prefer no longer finding my stats books to spending too much time at university and making too little use of my prostate when I still had it :D

    Really depends on data if 12 points are...
  16. Busby, from your signature, PSA 2017-05 5.65,...

    Busby, from your signature, PSA 2017-05 5.65, 2018-11 11.8. That's 11.8/5.65=2.08 in 18 months => your pre-op PSADT is around 1.5 years.

    Post-op you could try a regression model to estimate a...
  17. Busby, your pre surgery PSADT was around the 1.7...

    Busby, your pre surgery PSADT was around the 1.7 years you say, your post-surgery value can't be estimated because your 4 PSA values around 0.12 don't show a consistent trend (as you would hope for...
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    Sorry to hear about your dad's pathology and...

    Sorry to hear about your dad's pathology and rising PSA. A forum brother was recently prescribed Venlafaxine as an SNRI anti-depressant that also lessens some of the side effects of hormone therapy....
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    After my first surgery at age 13 for a varicocele...

    After my first surgery at age 13 for a varicocele I had some abdominal muscle spasms I never experienced afterwards. Maybe you are right and the body is more sensitive after a first surgery. Don't...
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    Way too high if it's cancer, indication of...

    Way too high if it's cancer, indication of serious prostatitis if not. The bad-ass if cancer range starts from 20.
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    And another 30%+ of men could have known earlier,...

    And another 30%+ of men could have known earlier, had they paid attention to symptoms. Including myself. Not sure if women experience anything similar for breasts. Or cervical cancer.
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    Whoever finds a true cure for cancer ruins big...

    Whoever finds a true cure for cancer ruins big business.
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    Precisely like me on fluoxetine / Prozac pretty...

    Precisely like me on fluoxetine / Prozac pretty much from day one. Venlafaxine works bit differently, but all SSRI/SNRI have a potential of unwanted psych side effects. The reduction of hot flashes...
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    Having had my own NHS experience, one first needs...

    Having had my own NHS experience, one first needs to get a referral from the public system. If your PCP/GP says you don't need some treatment or no evidence of benefits, one could only pay out of...
  25. Sorry to hear though you really made me laugh....

    Sorry to hear though you really made me laugh. Yep, devilish stuff and kind of a prostate treatment initiation rite.
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