Hi everyone, just chiming in on all the discussions. My father 78 yrs old diagnosed with PC in 2014, radical prostatectomy (robotics) 10 of 12 nodes positive. Radiation, Lupron treatment for 9 months PSA undetectable till November 2016. PET scan at Mayo in 2016 negative (choline) repeated when PSA >3.4 on august 2nd 2017. My father is a fully independent functioning man. He currently is tolerating lupron but didn't do well with Casodex. After the results from Wednesday 😞 We (my sister and I) are very worried. It has spread through this lymph system. Retroperitoneal till supraclavicular nodes. Lymphadenopathy found in pelvic nodes on the left side. We are feeling very heavy hearted. Studies of Life expectancy with Metastasis to lymph nodes is limited 18-22 months. It's rare for it to spread up this high into the thorax. My father is a fighter and he is in good spirits. Meanwhile my parents had planned a trip to Europe. We decided as a family that the best was for him to travel. Looking at the big picture, he has no pain and is feeling his best now. The plan is that he would begin chemo or XTdandi when he returns in 1 month from his trip. We are worried to delay treatment but again " the big picture" and quality of life is the concern. He may never get to do this vacation. We don't know.. so he will enjoy! And I just want him to be happy now. But I'm asking all of you out there if you have any diet/ supplements that you have tried. I want him to do something while in his vacation. Please let me know if you have any experience with certain brands of green tea? Or other herbal supplements.
My father diagnosed with Stage IV pro... - Advanced Prostate...
Advanced Prostate Cancer
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