I updated my profile for my father with all the info now that he finally has received his biopsy results with his first step of treatment. I don’t really have questions this time around but just sharing since so many people have helped me on this community and just want to lay out the info now as I never know if something could be of help to anyone in similar situations.
My 65 year old Father diagnosed with prostate cancer.
June 2022 he received a PSA test of 226.
September 2022 he had a CT Scan and a Bone Scan. Bone scan detected no spread to any bones .. spine was clear and pelvic bone was clear. The CT scan detected no spread to organs. Although it did detect a 10mm right external iliac node involvement.
Biopsy November 3rd 2022. Results: All 12 cores cancerous with 88% of the tissue involved by malignancy. This was a grade group #5 cancer.
First part of treatment: Firmagon 240mg dose to start followed 80mg every month to follow. After 4-5 months of this he will likely switch to a longer acting agent such as Eligard to decrease the frequency of his visits
All this testing and hormone shots have been done with a urologist. He will now be meeting his oncologist and radiologist for the first time next week. They will assess everything as well to best course of treatment.. and when to start radiation as at the moment the rumour is too large
If one pelvic node is involved you could discuss adding abiraterone to firmagon.
thank you tango I will mention him to ask his team about this too
Some info from the Stampede trial