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This forum is for questions about: Advanced or Metastatic Prostate Cancer, Biopsy, Bone Scan, Blood in Urine or Semen, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), CT Scan, Cystoscopy, Erectile Dysfunction, Hormone Therapy, Incontinence, Pain (abdomen, low back or hip), PSA Test, Prostatitis , Radiation Therapy, Rectal Exam, Recurrent Cancer, Risk Factors, Screening, Staging (Tumor size; Metastasis), Surgery, Transrectal Ultrasound, Urinary Difficulty or Burning, Urinary Urgency (Leaking), Watchful Waiting.

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My Dr took me off of the steriod and left me on ketoconazole twice a day. So last evening I had tightness in my chest and a weird jaw feeling. In looked at the side effects of the ketoconazole and it said tightness of the chest could h...
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my father is 56 yr old and was diagnosed of PC on 23 jan 10 with a PSA of 620.3 MRI showed para-aortic lymph node enlargement and possible involvement of bladder wall ( jawets C on MRI ) TURP was done on 28 jan 10 and histology showed ...
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I have been on ketoconazole and a steriod for one week now for advanced prostate cancer. I have had removal, hormone therapy, radiation and now this. I feel very sick and nausiated. I am going to discontinue this ketoconazole. I will...
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Dear Dr sir/madam.,what may be minimum survival rate of my (59year)old father.,who is with metastatic advanced -prostate cancer,spread to pelvic lymph nodes and left acetablem,with psa 8,and gleasons score3+3=6.,undergone orchyotectomy...
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Hello... about 18 months ago, aged in my late 40's, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer, with a psa of 45. The biopsy/scans showed locally advanced prostate cancer with a Gleason of 8 and T3 M0N0. I was put on Casodex then Zoladex for a...
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After radiation therapy and cryosurgery for prostate cancer, I am left with nerve damage which is causing pain, burning, stingin in the penis, and occasional incontinence. I have tried anti-inflammatory meds, neurontin, and am currentl...
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I had removel of my prostate 9 years ago. After 4 1/2 years I started to have a rising PSA again. I had 52 treatments of radiation. (bad stuff). My PSA started to rise again. Dr. put me on Lupron and Casedex. PSA continues to rise. ...
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What does a PSA level of ,07 on one test and 0.97 on another indicate? Are PSA levels higher or lower if it is cancer?
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hi i have been told today that i have a gleason score of 7 and t3 my psa is 32.7,i will be having a bone scan on monday the 22,i am in no pain at the moment and was wondering what the outcome would be with treatment or without treatment....
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I have had chronic/crippling pain since robotic radical prostrate cancer surgery 18 months ago. I have to take 3*20mg oxycontin + 4*5mg endone/day for pain relief. The pain appears to be coming from the surgery site. It is painful to uri...
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A medical writer some years ago recommended repeated aggressive TURPs for reducing tumor size after prostate cancer diagnosis . This was to be a way to avoid the perils of prostate removal or ablation, and while not curing the cancer at...
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My husband was diagnosed with prostate cancer in November of 2009. He had a PSA of 50 and a Gleason of 8 (4+4). Radical prostatectomy was performed on January 4, 2010. Surgery went well with no incidence. He's home recuperating. On...
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Our insurance company denied our claim for IMRT radiation therapy calling it "experimental" in advanced prostate cancer. I am looking for studies to present in our appeal that would show IMRT is a treatment of choice for prostate cancer ...
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i am suffering from abdominal severe pain. i have consultaed the doctor and the report specifies that there is mild non-specific inflammation under the headind: other non neopalstic findigs and ASCUS- a typical squamous cels of uncertain...
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I am 44 and when I go pee it takes effort to go and it's not a strong stream plus I'm having E.D. Problems what do you think is up
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My husband had a radical robotic prostectomy in July 2009.December 2 he had his first PSA and it was 0.2. January 13 he had another PSA and it is now 0.3.He has no side affects from the surgery.The lymph nodes were clear and the prostate...
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I had removel of my prostate 9 years ago. After 4 1/2 years I started to have a rising PSA again. I had 52 treatments of radiation. (bad stuff). My PSA started to rise again. Dr. put me on Lupron and Casedex. PSA continues to rise. ...
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I was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer. My PSA was 1.96. The urologist felt nothing with a digital rectal exam. I had a biopsy of six biopsy sites. Only one of them showed a tumor in 20% of the core. The Gleason score was 6. My q...
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I had prostate cancer four years ago. I elected to have my prostate removed. I am now 63 years old. While I have a vacuum pump, are there any oral meds that work? I have had no success with viagra nor cialis.
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Hi was diagnosed with prostate cancer t3 and seminal vesicle involvement. What would my best tmt options be and is it poss there is lymph involvement. What sort of questions shoul i be asking. i had gleason 7 . is this an aggressive canc...
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