Advanced Prostate Cancer
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Should I consider radiation ??

I have grade 4 metastasis prostrate cancer,Gleason 8 & present psa 11.4. I have started zytiga 15 days back.

About a month back since I was having problem in passing urine I had TURP done. The surgery was successful but after 3 weeks I passed blood & blood clots in my urine. The urologist after urine tests & ultrasound abdomen and pelvis gave me a 7 day course of antibiotics. The ultra sound also revealed that the bladder mouth also had a cancer growth and also the right uretha were it enters the bladder. The urologist has suggested that I have radiation but my oncologist is not keen as my cancer is advanced.

I do not know what is the right way ?

Can somebody advice?

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I wish you healing and advise getting two more professional opinions asap, and I think by your knowledge and doctor consensus you can make the best choice for you. xoxo

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I would go with the oncologist and treat with ADT and Chemo. Radiation rarely is a good option for a long term remission when the cancer is advanced and has spread


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A second and a third opinion is in order to help you make decisions about your next steps.



My bleeding is continuing.

Radiation is the only answer.

Will be proceeding for radiation treatment now.

Hoping for a positive outcome.


Good luck and a fast recovery.


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