Please remember though, I'm a fellow survivor with no enrolled medical education. You should eat organic as much as possible, limit meat and milk. Six months ago, it was 0. This time, it was 0. What now docitors think I should have radiation and Lupron.
Could he start hormone therapy sooner rather than later? However my next two 90 days tests went. Always seek the advice of your physician s with any questions you may have regarding you medical condition. By registering you consent to the collection and use of your information to provide the products and services you have requested from us and as described in our and Oncology Nurse Advisor offers clinical updates and evidence-based guidance to the oncology nurse community online and in print. In 2009 it broke out to. The advantage of radiation is that it is potentially curative if the remaining cancer cells are confined to the radiation fields.
I have not seen others with a similar history. Just remember, different labs, different results. See if all the reported focii are matching. In the meantime look at diet and supplements. Retrieved from Treating prostate cancer that doesn't go away or comes back after treatment.
I've been having double tests for years - spring tests sent to Mayo in Minnesota and fall tests done in Nebraska. Some great anti cancer foods are asparargus, broccli, raw red cabbage, turmeric, walnuts, almonds. This is why it is better to choose surgery over radiation. Sitemaster, on said: Dear Cynthia: There are a whole bunch of questions that are important to making the decision about whether your husband should have radiation first or the hernia surgery first. External beam radiation can be delivered directly to the area around where the prostate was. Traditionally the value of 0. Don't panic, you have time.
Should we be seeing someone else for an opinion. If these cancer cells multiply, they can cause prostate cancer to return. Medical hormonal therapy can also inhibit the effects of male hormones produced in the adrenal glands and other body tissues as well. Everything I've heard or read, greater than. That is if he hadn't done anything after his first high reading. This conclusion seems unwarranted based on the data.
Now Doctors recommend Radiation therapy. The horror story known will not be diverged but went through several doctors who cared absolutely nothing about me but wanted high paying insurance. Elaine, on said: My husband had a radical prostatectomy 2 years ago and recently a hernia op. Psychologically, I feel better with the. With the median follow-up of 6.
But some prostate cancer cells may have spread outside the treatment areas, or metastasized, before they could be removed or killed. Due to previous surgery, the approach was such that lymph nodes could not be harvested so no report on lymph node involvement. It correlates with a higher rate of distant metastases and with worse overall survival. What tests did you have before treatment? However, the results could vary from day to day. It seems that you have caught this pretty early on.
Results produced by this tool are based on studies conducted at large research institutions with surgeons who perform a high volume of prostate cancer procedures. By the way my post op gleason score was 4+4. You should know that it may not work for you though. Waiting has the advantage of allowing better healing of recently cut and handled tissues, and avoiding over-treatment. Unfortunately for me, almost all the cancer was left behind. You will be directed to articles and other material on this site related to your concern.