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  1. TY ASA! This is a very good development! To...

    TY ASA! This is a very good development!

    To Duck2's point: travelling a great distance 5 days/week for 8 weeks while managing a FULL bladder must require exquisite timing and must also be...
  2. PR is a "relatively" new form of EBRT for...

    PR is a "relatively" new form of EBRT for treating PCa. Thus there is not yet a large compilation of long term data. The usage of PR appears to be increasing.

    The 3 determining factors for...
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    Hi D2! Glad to read that you have "turned the...

    Hi D2! Glad to read that you have "turned the corner" & this episode is over!

    MF
  4. Trust me Dj, I had read your Sub-Forum PNI papers...

    Trust me Dj, I had read your Sub-Forum PNI papers previously! These are great contributions to The Forum's education center. They focus on the relationship between PNI and BCR. The timeline to BCR...
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    I could not gain access to the "Full Text," to...

    I could not gain access to the "Full Text," to see their criteria to initiate ART.

    Of interest and befuddlement is the statement:

    "An increase in the PSA value usually precedes the...
  6. I doubt that any of us on The Forum were informed...

    I doubt that any of us on The Forum were informed by their URO Surgeon "I have heightened concern because the Pathologist observed a few sites of PNI that was 100% circumferential." Obviously, since...
  7. OTS: You have unquestionably maintained the 3...

    OTS: You have unquestionably maintained the 3 Essentials for healthy living:

    1. Good Dietary habits

    2. Lots of Exercise

    3. Cognitive Stimulation

    In fact, you exceed expectations in each...
  8. Hi again OTS! Not attempting to rock your boat,...

    Hi again OTS! Not attempting to rock your boat, but I am baffled by your latest foray into the clinical literature.

    Some points:

    - I believe that this study has been previously discussed on...
  9. Another: Your goals, while aimed at...

    Another: Your goals, while aimed at achieving/maintaining good health, may not align well with clinical reality. 3 suggestions:

    1. Read about Jim Fixx

    2. Discuss your goals with a cardiologist...
  10. TY Dj! Statins have a known anti-inflammatory...

    TY Dj! Statins have a known anti-inflammatory effect. Possibly this contributes to the above findings.
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    Hi jerrys! Does this "fairly solid lump" feel or...

    Hi jerrys! Does this "fairly solid lump" feel or behave any differently when standing vs lying flat on your back?

    Take a few cell phone images and email them to the URO MD and ask if this...
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    Hi Sw! Very glad to read that everything is...

    Hi Sw! Very glad to read that everything is coming into "focus" and treatment is now scheduled!

    I know you will keep us updated with your experience!

    Looking forward to a perfect outocme!

    MF
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    Hi D2! Hoping things are better this AM and...

    Hi D2! Hoping things are better this AM and issues are quickly brought under control. This is an unwanted development but things will get better.

    Good luck at your appointment(s?) today.

    MF
  14. Hi OTS! At this point you are driving yourself,...

    Hi OTS! At this point you are driving yourself, your MO and likely those around you to the brink of insanity! You need to step completely outside of your box and view your threads from the...
  15. Hi Welcome to The Forum Kolby! Very sorry that...

    Hi Welcome to The Forum Kolby! Very sorry that you have been drafted into "The PCa Club." Fortunately there are multiple exits out!

    Good job staying on top of your PSA and fully investigating...
  16. Hi steve135! ADT negatively impacts bone...

    Hi steve135! ADT negatively impacts bone density. The Zoledronic acid is added specifically to help maintain normal bone physiology in the setting of PCa + ADT.

    My wife also has a weighted...
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    Hi jjbean66 & husband! Congrats on arriving at a...

    Hi jjbean66 & husband! Congrats on arriving at a treatment decision and getting it scheduled! Having confidence in both your MD & decision are very important factors. You should now feel relieved...
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    Hi again ljames! Very sorry to read of the BPH...

    Hi again ljames! Very sorry to read of the BPH treatment failure.

    Question: I know this has been discussed on previous Threads, but with

    - G(3+4) PCa

    - bilateral

    - "Gleason 7 (3+4=7),...
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    Caveat Emptor! If you feel you need additional...

    Caveat Emptor!

    If you feel you need additional Vit C, simply eat an extra serving of healthy foods that are high in Vit C.

    Question: If you feel that you need higher protein intake, would you...
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    Hi D2! ①= Multiple FBs have undergone SRT at...

    Hi D2!

    ①= Multiple FBs have undergone SRT at uPSA levels < 0.05. Decision is based on uPSA kinetics, surgical & pathology findings. So these fall into the category of eSRT - exactly as you...
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    Welcome to America kittrcat! Thank you for...

    Welcome to America kittrcat! Thank you for stopping by The Forum. Please continue to drop by on occasion. You can provide support and encouragement to others going through the same battle with...
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    Hi mikesimm! Glad all is well except for the...

    Hi mikesimm! Glad all is well except for the current continence issue. What are the "percentages" that your continence will gradually improve over time without any surgical intervention(s)?
    ...
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    Hi AceVA! IMO, following the 2 ROs...

    Hi AceVA! IMO, following the 2 ROs recommendation is the wisest decision. If the 3 month post RP uPSA is < 0.015, then you have a valid point to discuss leaning towards eSRT to allow for more...
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    Hi Sw! I received your PM with this question. ...

    Hi Sw! I received your PM with this question. I'm not qualified to make medical prognostications. My guess is: If your PCa were fully contained within the prostate gland when Casodex was started,...
  25. Hi Busby! Definitely discuss your back pain with...

    Hi Busby! Definitely discuss your back pain with your MD Team. Keep all issues documented.

    MF
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