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  1. For many months this site was a source of support and comfort during my

    For many months this site was a source of support and comfort during my treatments for Stage 3 Prostate Cancer.

    I want to thank everyone and those who continue to be treated will always be in my...
  2. Since my original posting concerning my LEG PAINS...

    Since my original posting concerning my LEG PAINS possibly from my Hormone Treatments I have learned a little more. I will probably finish the 24 months I am scheduled to receive the Hormone...
  3. We believe the Level was 23 and the Dr. wants me...

    We believe the Level was 23 and the Dr. wants me take 3000 Units a day to start. We went to a Class on Nutrition for Prostate Cancer Survivors at the Morgan Cancer Center. It would appear I am going...
  4. My family doctor had my blood tested for any...

    My family doctor had my blood tested for any Vitamin deficiencies. I was taking additional Magnesium and D3 because we were told the treatments can reduce this and affect your bone tissue and...
  5. At this point I will receive a full 24 months...

    At this point I will receive a full 24 months then unless it comes back I am told I will be done. I had 45 Radiation Treatments the Hormone Treatments started a month or two before my Radiation.
  6. I greatly appreciate all your replies and...

    I greatly appreciate all your replies and personal experiences. This kind of thing was never mentioned during my treatments or visits to the Doctors. It had my wife very worried that the Cancer had...
  7. Miken, The pains in my legs when I walk seemed...

    Miken,

    The pains in my legs when I walk seemed to come after the 45 Radiation Treatments, my Hormone Treatments did begin maybe a month before the Radiation Treatments and I have about 11 more...
  8. What I learned about LEG PAIN after months of Hormone Therapy

    What I learned about LEG PAIN after months of Hormone Therapy this past week at my 6 Month Checkup.

    My PSA was 20.9, Gleason 7 and the split was 4/3 last spring when my Prostate was diagnosed. I...
  9. I have not been to the Specialist yet and will...

    I have not been to the Specialist yet and will check with him.

    However I am reading more and more about leg pains and my type of leg pains being caused by the Hormone Treatments.

    I finished my...
  10. I do see my specialist in April and will ask him...

    I do see my specialist in April and will ask him what he thinks and I see my Urologist also who is giving me my Hormone Therapy.

    What makes it noticeable and problematic is I volunteer in our...
  11. It has been some months since my 45 Radiation Treatments, I am still getting

    It has been some months since my 45 Radiation Treatments, I am still getting Hormones for another 8 months.

    I have begun to have pain in my legs whenever walking, sometimes it is worse then...
  12. I have been on Hormones since June and I am...

    I have been on Hormones since June and I am suppose to have them for a full 24 months. At this point they have not been the worse thing I have experienced in my medical history. A couple of things I...
  13. Tuesday I finish my 45 Radiation Treatments, I continue with Hormone for 24 months

    Tuesday I finish my 45 Radiation Treatments, I continue with Hormone Treatments for 24 months.

    I know they will tell me what is next I just wondered if anyone can tell me what comes next? I know...
  14. Sticky: I hope this helps someone or at least ask your specialist

    sorry it posted twice.
  15. Sticky: My Radiation Oncologist has all of his patients...

    My Radiation Oncologist has all of his patients drink at least 16 oz of water before our treatments. If we forget they will give us water and take the next person and come back to us.

    He has told...
  16. I am currently going through Radiation Treatments...

    I am currently going through Radiation Treatments for Prostate Cancer and I have a history of Kidney Stones. I take Urocit for some years now it neutralizes the things in my system that would...
  17. Thank you for your quick reply. I talked the...

    Thank you for your quick reply. I talked the Radiation Tech today and they even provide this kind of treatment however with my Prostate Cancer as it is this method would not be used to treat me.
  18. Does anyone know how this new Treatment in NJ replaces 42 Radiations with 5 ?

    Does anyone know how this new Treatment in NJ replaces 42 Radiations with 5 ? The TV stations in Philadelphia run their add several times a day.

    We live in Northeast PA, I am going to the Morgan...
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    Believe it or not Healthy Humor for men.

    Believe it or not Healthy Humor for men. I had to have one of these and men need to really consider it when the time comes. But it was never ever explained to me like this man does.

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    Wonderful, so glad you hear the good news.

    Wonderful, so glad you hear the good news.
  21. Top User, This is what I am lead to believe it...

    Top User,

    This is what I am lead to believe it is, just as you stated. Many thanks,

    I had suspected it was from a muscle pull trying to get my wallet out to pay for another procedure or test.
  22. It is near midnight, tomorrow I will mention it...

    It is near midnight, tomorrow I will mention it at my Radiation Therapy. A IBUPROFEN 600 seems to have taken care of it, however tomorrow I will see if I can find out anymore and post it here.
    ...
  23. Is a little pain in the groin common with prostate radiation treatments?

    Is a little pain in the groin on the left side common with prostate radiation treatments?

    I have had four Radiation Treatments of the 45 ordered.

    Tonight I have a little pinch or pain in my...
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    You and your family will be in our hearts and...

    You and your family will be in our hearts and prayers. In the last two years my younger sister and her husband both were found to have stage 4 cancers. Our mother died maybe a year before of cancer...
  25. Last Friday the Radiation Oncologist was running behind, it happens. I was able

    Last Friday the Radiation Oncologist was running behind, it happens. I was able to meet some folks I had not know before in the waiting area.

    We all have Cancer in common, this was my Third...
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