I had a radical protestectomy 7 years ago. Gleason scores 9s & 8s in 23 of 24 sections tested - PSA 11. On Lupron for 1 1/2 years & PSA back down to .2. 1 1/2 later PSA began going back up. Bone scan & cat scan showed stage 4 bone metastasis in multiple areas of pelvis, sternum & ribs. Had 6 months of chemo (taxetere) & on Lupron for rest of life. In October, 2017, PSA began going back up. Now on Zytiga & prednisone & PSA down to .13. From the posts I’ve read here, this seems to be pretty much the regular standard of care & dr guesstimates I have about 2 1/2 more years. I’ve been very active but now have problems in my left hip & leg - probably from arthritis due to treatment. I would like to know if anyone knows of anymore aggressive treatments from this point on? I’m being treated at Vanderbilt in Nashville & have been very satisfied with my care, but would like to fight this in every way possible. Thanks
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Advanced Prostate Cancer
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