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  1. Thread: prostate cancer?

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    20 days is not a big delay, but free PSA is no...

    20 days is not a big delay, but free PSA is no guarantee he does not have cancer nor is a negative biopsy.
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    For the folks at MDA, were you positioned head...

    For the folks at MDA, were you positioned head down for surgery. At CC the R-Less surgery is performed with the patient flat on their side.
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    Don’t be surprised if your dribbles increase and...

    Don’t be surprised if your dribbles increase and you have some urgency.
  4. Thread: My RALP Journey

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    A G4+5 downgraded to a 3+4? That certainly is...

    A G4+5 downgraded to a 3+4? That certainly is good news, but I suspect biopsy, pathology or both as suspect for error. I would get a second opinion on the path report.
  5. Thread: prostate cancer?

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    Sorry you are here. Based on my journey, I would...

    Sorry you are here. Based on my journey, I would opt for the biopsy.
  6. The nurse where I am doing ART is the only...

    The nurse where I am doing ART is the only medical person that asks how I am coping. The question is part of the form asking about physical issues.
  7. Thread: I Need To Vent

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    Cancer ruining my life is yet to be determined,...

    Cancer ruining my life is yet to be determined, but it certainly ruined 2019 for me. The surgery cost me a lucrative job in Jan/Feb, completely removed from my life some job training I was going to...
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    Surprisingly the URO I have depended on for my...

    Surprisingly the URO I have depended on for my treats post Dx has treated me for nothing, but it isn’t as simple as getting a URO for recommendations. You need a competent URO who is making the...
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    Underwear or sweat pants? You guys have the...

    Underwear or sweat pants? You guys have the modest treatment. They have me change into a gown naked from waste down, sit on the table covered by a sheet bare checks, the ladies lift the bottom of...
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    While you are finishing the post later, I believe...

    While you are finishing the post later, I believe the techs deal with this all the time. The techs also advised me having a full bladder would become more difficult as the treatments progressed. I...
  11. Thread: I Need To Vent

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    I don’t think it would have worked as you suggest...

    I don’t think it would have worked as you suggest if I had just called CC and said I need a surgeon - I would have been assigned any surgeon.

    I went to the head of Urology first, he then offered...
  12. Thread: I Need To Vent

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    How did I determine my surgeon at Cleveland...

    How did I determine my surgeon at Cleveland Clinic? Called a friend who was a Pharma rep who calls on Cleveland doctors. He called his connections who were cancer Pharma reps, they used their...
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    Have a large bladder. I start drinking water 2.5...

    Have a large bladder. I start drinking water 2.5 hours before the appointment. Drink 32 ounces about 40 minutes before getting zapped.
  14. Thread: PSA Results

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    I 1. Post surgery age 61. 2. Really not...

    I

    1. Post surgery age 61.
    2. Really not wanting to die of prostate cancer.
    3. Gleason 8 with some other nasty features.
    4. Decipher high risk with 38% chance of metastasis in 5 years.
    5....
  15. Thread: I Need To Vent

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    There are several different issues in action at...

    There are several different issues in action at one time. I am addressing insurance.

    My under age 65 insurance is provided by my pension. As insurance goes, it is neither a plush or bare bones...
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    T Minus 10 and Counting

    Another double ART treatment day today leaves me 9 treatments to completion with a completion date of 9/26. :grin: I hear I get a T-shirt at the end. After having to drink 70oz of water before each...
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    My opinion, your husband appears curable now. Do...

    My opinion, your husband appears curable now. Do lose that opportunity.
  18. Thread: PSA Results

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    >30 days into ART. The RO could care less about...

    >30 days into ART. The RO could care less about PSA. The MO ordered the PSA with a blood panel. Didn’t ask why, but suppose if I were the androgen block aid wasn’t working I could have a rising...
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    Your husband had surgery 6 months ago The folks...

    Your husband had surgery 6 months ago The folks at Cleveland Clinic say it can take 6 up to 24 months, You might want to go to Cleveland or another hospital that has a specialized rehabilitation...
  20. Thread: PSA Results

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    Make today a twofer for

    Make today a twofer for <.02. Got results from yesterday’s lab <.02.
  21. Thread: Huh?

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    I have a Urologist I trust, but no reason to see...

    I have a Urologist I trust, but no reason to see him. Locally I am using an MO for ADT. I figure if this all turns to crap I need an MO I can trust.
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    I don’t believe LVI is LNI. Could you post a...

    I don’t believe LVI is LNI. Could you post a link for the Dalela nomogram?
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    If I am diagnosed with Stage 4 I am not...

    If I am diagnosed with Stage 4 I am not celebrating anything.

    I am quite surprised that the machine manufactures do not have techs who can fix the machines 24/7.
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    My techs tell me 70% of the simulation value is...

    My techs tell me 70% of the simulation value is the minimum, but they want full because really bad diarrhea occcurs when you are not. Treatment #26 today for me.
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    The 4+3, +ECE and +SM suggests he will probably...

    The 4+3, +ECE and +SM suggests he will probably need SRT at some point, but keep your fingers crossed.
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