In 1996 I had a blood test that showed a PSA of 8. Unfortunately my doctor said, Get a biopsy in six months. The biopsy was negative. 2 years later my PSA went from 8 to 13.5. I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. A second biopsy showed 2 large tumors in my prostate. My new doctor immediately administered radiation seeding and 30 days of beam radiation. I was cancer free for 5 years when my PSA started to rise. I was put on Lupron and had normal PSA for another 5 years when the Lupron stopped working. I opted for testicular surgery. Had normal PSA for another 5 years when my PSA elevated to 43. I was given 9 treatments of chemotherapy. I was very fortunate to have minimal side effects, (fingernails turned black). Psa returned to normal for 2 months. I am now on enzalutimide and my PSA is normal, 0.13. I am now 75 years young, doing my GIGong and Tai Chi. Running and lifting weights every day. Fishing, hunting, hiking and looking and feeling 40. Going on a 10 day cruise to Alaska with my daughter in a couple of months.. Don't know how much longer I have but I'm enjoying whatever the rest of my life gives me. Every day is a gift. Thank God and God bless the Veterans hospital for keeping me alive.
Forever young: In 1996 I had a blood... - Advanced Prostate...
Advanced Prostate Cancer
Very encouraging to read your story. Love your attitude. God bless you.
Right on, right on, right on!
And guaranteed GOD has been the best treatment over those 20 years.
Thanks, you give me hope.
Very encouraging. Thank you for sharing.
Wonderful to see another gent beating the odds!
I'm with you, I'd like to poke her again and again and again.
Good Luck and Good Health.
j-o-h-n Sunday 03/25/2018 12:11 PM EDT
I still play poker but my poking days are over.
Too bad.... Well I play solitaire, with a good hand you don't need a partner. LOL
Good Luck and Good Health.
j-o-h-n Monday 03/26/2018 5:32 PM EDT
God has given me 20 years like yourself, and I believe, I can get another 5 to 10 years Of life. Enjoy life, and I don't sweat the small stuff. In another 5 years let us compare notes.
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