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  1. I had 37 sessions of radiation and experienced no...

    I had 37 sessions of radiation and experienced no side effects from it. Had started hormone therapy a couple of weeks before starting radiation and about the only side effect were mild hot flashes...
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    My radiologist said to wait 7 weeks from the end...

    My radiologist said to wait 7 weeks from the end of the treatments before having my PSA checked.
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    Update & a Question

    Hi all . . .

    Wanted to give you an update on my situation and ask a question. . . .

    I had my first Lupron injection on March 29 and finished my 37 sessions of radiation on June 6. The RO told...
  4. Had my first Lupron injection in late March 2019....

    Had my first Lupron injection in late March 2019. No hot flashes, no weight gain, very mild soreness at injection site that lasted about one week. Just finished 37 sessions of radiation on June 6. ...
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    Well I figured I would give everyone an update...

    Well I figured I would give everyone an update and ask a question!!

    I had a six month Lupron injection on March 29 started radiation on April 16. Right before the injection my testosterone was...
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    oshguy, I will be having the RT done at Katin...

    oshguy,

    I will be having the RT done at Katin Radiation Therapy on the WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center campus in Martinsburg, WV. They were recommended by my urologist at University Urology...
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    Thanks RobLee . . . I'll definitely ask the...

    Thanks RobLee . . . I'll definitely ask the radiologist about the number of sessions and get clarification.

    Any idea about the relation between ADT and a low (75) testosterone level??
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    Eric, No clinical trial involved. The...

    Eric,

    No clinical trial involved. The radiologist mentioned 25 sessions based on what he was reading about my surgery and the pathology report. Is it normal to have more??
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    Just wanted to give you guys somewhat of an...

    Just wanted to give you guys somewhat of an update on my situation . . . .

    Had an appointment with a radiation oncologist last week and after discussing my post surgery results and pathology along...
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    I would like to thank everyone who offered...

    I would like to thank everyone who offered suggestions, comments, encouragements, etc. It means a lot . . .

    I'll definitely keep you all updated on how the talk with the radiologist goes and what...
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    Hi Mike, A few answers to your questions: ...

    Hi Mike,

    A few answers to your questions:

    Age - 68
    Location - West Virginia

    The urologist is NOT at Johns Hopkins. He is part of the West Virginia University Healthcare system. Also, the...
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    General Questions Post Surgery . . .

    I was diagnosed with PC (Gleason 9) in July of 2018 and had DaVinci surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital on 8/22/2019. Before the surgery a bone scan was negative as was a CT scan. Overall I am...
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