Hello all. I hope everyone is doing well. Just wanted to give everyone an update on my husband. I had to take mike to the emergency room Sunday afternoon because he was having shortness of breath and thought his hemoglobin might have been low and he might need a blood transfusion (he’s already had 3). They doctor did a blood test which his hemoglobin came back good however he was worried that he might have a blood clot. The docs did a CT scan with contrast on his chest, which i immediately panicked Mike requested if he could also have a CT scan with contrast on his pelvic area which is where the majority of the cancer is. Good news is that there were no blood clots, I had to call his oncologist to find out the results of the CT scan with contrast on his pelvic area and if his chemo therapy was working. Yesterday we got the best news that we received since his diagnosis his oncologist said that his treatment for only being the 3rd round is working his cancer when he first came in was in size 2.1 centimeters and now it’s 16 millimeters. Since the cancer has metastasized to his bones we’re anxious to find if it’s gotten smaller there too so they scheduled a bone scan for next week. Mike is also on hormone injections every six months and casodex. His pain level has gone from a 10 to a 2-3 so he is responding very well to his treatment he gets severe hot flashes and some fatigue. So what happens after his chemo treatment is done he has another 3 rounds to go and it seems like his treatment is working very well so once he’s done what happens next? to keep his cancer is under control and doesn’t spread. Since his cancer has gone down in the pelvic area has it gone down in his bones too?
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Advanced Prostate Cancer
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