Hi all, I imagine these two questions have been asked before, so I apologize for possibly asking them again. My predicament is that I am changing my chemical oncologists; therefore, there will be a lapse in my 3 month Lupron injection by as much as 2 weeks, meaning my next injection will be 3 months and 2 weeks since my last. I am also taking abiraterone concurrently. I am also seeing a really good radiologist at UCSF who feels I need to get off both to allow for my PSA to get to .2 before any lesions will really show, since ADT kinds of leaves existing lesions dormant. Once my PSA rises to .2, the radiologist will hit everything he can. Initially, there were two bone mets and possibly one lymph node involved. When I had my RP done in late January this year, none of the 24 surrounding nodes removed showed any signs of cancer. I will be meeting with a new medical oncologist to see if he goes along with that(radiologist) thought process. My PSA and Tare still undetectable since June, 2017. My two questions are , if I stay on Lupron, is there any data as to how long the three month injection remains effective, and also do any of you have any thoughts on the radiologists plans to go off Lupron to allow for the cancer to show its not so beautiful faces? Thank you all very much again!
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