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  1. Thread: Iím back

    by Pratoman
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    It's freaky to see .02 after years of zero's. I...

    It's freaky to see .02 after years of zero's. I know from experience, and i was only 2 years out of surgery when i got my first .02. But at this point, its a big nothingburger. Especially since if it...
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    Rob, whatever the reason, i'm glad to see that...

    Rob, whatever the reason, i'm glad to see that your PSA remains undetectable (whatever undetectable is at your lab).
    Have the Drs given you any reason why your T is not rising after such a long...
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    Busby, everyone is different. But as Steve said,...

    Busby, everyone is different. But as Steve said, going in, in good shape gives you an advantage. I was on HT for 6 months,in conjunction with SRT i had side effects, including weight gain, around the...
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    Great news Dave. The “tell” will be when the ADT...

    Great news Dave.
    The “tell” will be when the ADT wears off and T recovers.
    But for now, enjoy the “<“ any way it comes
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    Djin, so glad to read about the great PSA result....

    Djin, so glad to read about the great PSA result. Keep on keepin on.
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    JD, that is great news!

    JD, that is great news!
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    The Eligard will stop the PCa in its tracks, it...

    The Eligard will stop the PCa in its tracks, it will get your PSA down fast, and it will weaken the cancer cells making them more susceptible to the radiation.
    Hormone Therapy is not that bad for...
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    Well then, sounds like you’ve got your bases...

    Well then, sounds like you’ve got your bases covered.
    You probably know this, but your prognosis is likely good for a long life. It’s scary going thru the decision making process, but prostate...
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    Honeybun, look at Daveís signature, his PSA went...

    Honeybun, look at Daveís signature, his PSA went from undetectable to .06, .07 and the .10. He chose early treatment, as I did.

    The urinary issues and erectile function issues have been covered....
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    SW, I strongly agree with another that aggressive...

    SW, I strongly agree with another that aggressive treatment is called for. While Epstein atvJH is the gold standard for prostate pathology, he only saw the tissue that was taken on biopsy, which is...
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    Sammy, I would second the suggestion of sending...

    Sammy, I would second the suggestion of sending the biopsy slides to Johns Hopkins, here is a link to the information you need: http://pathology.jhu.edu/department/services/secondopinion.cfm# . You...
  12. Tim, MyRo was. Michael Zelefsky, pretty well...

    Tim, MyRo was. Michael Zelefsky, pretty well known and respected, very involved in research at MSKCC. He told me that with PSA of .1 or more he would clearly want HT. But with my PSA at .01, he still...
  13. Tim, itís quite uncanny how similar our post...

    Tim, itís quite uncanny how similar our post surgical pathology and outcomes are. Actually, almost exactly the same. So I felt compelled to respond. At 2 years post op, my PSA became detectable,...
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    Great post by another. Zebra, as others have...

    Great post by another.

    Zebra, as others have said your experience is pretty common. I’ve gone through situations like that I talk to the doctor if it’s the doctor I really want to stay with him...
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    If I understand correctly Zebra, you’re not...

    If I understand correctly Zebra, you’re not pissed that you weren’t sedated, you’re pissed that the Drs office lied to you. If that’s the case, you’ve got every right IMO, to be pissed.
    How do you...
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    I’m coming to the end of my 3 month shot back in...

    I’m coming to the end of my 3 month shot back in November. Next week will be exactly 3 mo this. I don’t know how exacting the “3 month” period is. But FWIW, the hot flashes and sweats while not gone...
  17. Thread: Good news

    by Pratoman
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    MM, congrats, that’s great. I remember when you...

    MM, congrats, that’s great.
    I remember when you first came here and were pretty messed up after your pathology was revealed. And here you are no, giving back.
    You’ve come a long way,
    So happy for...
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    To PO1Guys point, AFTER surgery, my very...

    To PO1Guys point, AFTER surgery, my very accomplished surgeon told me that my chance of any recurrence is less than 5%. I just finished SRT and ADT for BCR. That taaught me to never listen to...
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    Djin, I live in the NYC area, 9 miles from MSKCC...

    Djin, I live in the NYC area, 9 miles from MSKCC and it feels like I see one of their tv ads every day. Same for Columbia Presbyterian.
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    Sorry she is having such a difficult time. I hope...

    Sorry she is having such a difficult time. I hope they can tiger a dose that is safe and works for her
    Good luck
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    My T is down to 4. No big boobs yet. One month to...

    My T is down to 4. No big boobs yet. One month to the end of the 3 month shot, then Iím done.

    Gary e, the odds of you getting breast cancer, are minuscule at worst, and slim to none at best
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    Bethania, there is a member here, Todd1963,...

    Bethania, there is a member here, Todd1963, doesn’t post that often. His PSA at diagnosis was 3200 (no typo) . He had mets in his bones from his skull to his knees. That was 12 years ago. Through...
  23. And what’s interesting is that ADT = LOW T =...

    And what’s interesting is that ADT = LOW T = Predisposition to weight gain, metabolic syndrome, belly fat.

    Thus a dillema
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    Rob, don’t lok a gift horse in the mouth....

    Rob, don’t lok a gift horse in the mouth. Undetectable is undetectable . Let’s just assume it all worked and you are fine with this crap
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    The wait is normal. The body needs time to heal...

    The wait is normal. The body needs time to heal before taking the abuse of chemo.
    Unfortunately Ovarian Cancer is an insidious disease full of catch 22ís

    With that said, assuming the chem0 does...
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