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Does a pathologist know if adenocarcinoma is neuroendocrine by looking at the initial biopsy or is this something that is discovered later?

Just curious— my husband’s initial path report said “neuroendocrine” and I’m won...

Circulating Tumor Cells in Men Who Have Undergone Prostatectomy for Clinically Localized, High-Risk PCa.

New U.S. study below [1]. It used to be that a prostatectomy [RP] would be halte...

Swollen testicles

Hi, my father was diagnosed with prostate Ca in 2017. Gleason score 7 (4+3). Lun...

Is pain after a Lutetium-177 infusion a sign that it's working or not? I am getting mixed messages from doctors regarding this.

This web page states no pain is a good sign.... https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc...

Why LDH test?

What is the LDH test related to PC?

How fast does psa fall after loadin dose of firmagon

We are just over 1 month from initial shot, and my husbands psa is at 10.24 Prio...

Nothing is easy with this disease.

Finished my fourth month taking Lymparza.Psa is still over 2000 and they will no...

Anyone on Intermittent ADT??

More specifically... is anyone on it and finding that their QOL is imporoved by ...

Steep rise in PSA 0.2 to 5 in three months

Hi, Stage4 PSA 800 Gleason 9 4+5 dx with spine and bone mets in July 18. On ADT...

Path report question

I have my first post RP meeting with MO next Thursday, marking 6 weeks. My PSA ...

Prolactin & Cabergoline.

New study blow [1]. Some who have read my zinc posts might remember Costello & F...

One for the doctors ...

When first diagnosed, every time I went to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute I ma...

Foods etc., to include during chemo?

To all the warriors here who’ve gone through chemo, what’s your advice on foods...

Thoughts in the night

A small piece I wrote a coupla years after my surgeries. Just thoughts. I WONDER...

Prostate cancer breakthrough using existing drugs offers hope for patients with world-first trial

\"We made this discovery that adding this second drug, the anti-fungal antibiot...

Keytruda clinical trial

`My husband has been on clinical trial with keytruda and xtandi for 5 months. S...

47 year old stage 4 prostate patient with positive prospects

Hi. I am Jason, a UK expat working and living in Kenya and I was diagnosed 2 and...

Waking up numerous times - magic no pee pill?

My husband is obviously exhausted from waking numerous times during the night, d...

Metastatic PC- whose being treated at University of Chicago?

We switched over a year ago and have been pleased. Just curious how many othe...

Grand Slam

I have or had four cancers: 1) Melanomas - Treated and no sign of it. Get check...

Low T could hasten time to post-RP biochemical recurrence.

New study below. Off-topic for this group, but I like to report studies that ero...

entering testing for novel approach to killing castration-resistant prostate cancer

6/17/2019 \"A team of researchers from FIU’s Biomolecular Sciences Institute wil...

Vitamin D metabolite may stop mechanism by which cancer cells become drug-resistant

Jun 14 2019 \"What's good for our bones may also help stop cancer cells tha...

Should I be concerned? Trying to talk myself out of overreacting!

I have a tendency to “go dark“. It’s a joke in my family that I take every smal...

Gleason score without prostate biopsy

My dad has stage four PC with bone and spinal mets. He’s on Casodex and Lupron. ...

Immunotherapy

Why doesn’t immunotherapy really work for prostate cancer?

Low-serum testosterone and high-chromogranin A are associated with high-grade prostate cancer and higher pathological stages of the disease.

New Italian study below [1]. Low-serum testosterone [T] was defined as < 300 ng/...

When do ADT Side Effect Kick In?

So 1 week ago today I received my first Lupron Shot. So far I haven't noticed a...

Zoladex better?

Is this medication better or the same as Lupron ? Side effects as well ? Worse o...

The Oct 5 Conference Agenda...a conference for men and their families who are concerned about advanced stage disease and quality of life.

Here's the tentative conference agenda. I have a few surprises planned, and we ...
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