Suggestions to prevent Chemotherapy side effects
Hello, I'm so grateful to all who have reached out to help answer my naive questions regarding this new journey we are taking with my dad. We...
No end to Docetaxel?
After a stage 4 diagnosis at end of July, MO immediately started me on lupron, short term casodex for the flair ( now done ), zometa for bone...
Looks like I've moved into castrate resistance territory. What next?
Hey guys, I recently had PSA test and it came in at 1.7 which is up from 0.69 in early August. My nadir was 0.2 in September 2016....
Starting Chemo suggestions?
My father will begin his Chemo next week at the City of Hope under the care of Dr. Dorff. I was looking for possible suggestions for the cool...
I love this site and have found some very useful tips offered by people in the know. I am trying to keep very positive in my journey and have...
Abiraterone / Docetaxel
New video from: " Christopher Sweeney, MBBS, physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, compares treatment with abiraterone acetate ( Zytiga ) ...
Metastasis to Liver
I have been battling for 5+ years since diagnosis with PSA=29 and Gleason=10. Was metastatic to many lymph nodes at diagnosis, so neither sur...
New to the group, diagnosed in May '16
I'm glad to have found this group. I began feeling ill in early April ' 16 and was diagnosed with PC in late May ' 16 with a PSA of 3275, Gle...
Upfront Docetaxel or upfront Zytiga
Upfront Zytiga seems to be way less toxic and offer an even better benefit. My hubby just finished upfront Docetaxel and is wiped out....
Vitamin D3 Can Double The Effects of Docetaxel
Here is an older study I had not seen before Gus vitamindwiki.com/Chemothera......
Docetaxel plus Carboplatin
I have had a good 5 year run, but in the last 10 days an Axumin PET/CT and then an MRI of my liver confirmed many ( 20 or so ) liver lesions....
Great Success with Carboplatin
Just received results from second liver MRI after 3 cycles of Docetaxel and Carboplatin chemo. MRI revealed the some of my 20+ liver lesions ...
Hi all, Looking for some shared experience. After 4 infusions of docetaxel, complemented by prednisone and monthly degarelix the scans show i...
Zytiga while hormone sensitive
We met with Dr. Schulz in L.A. He's given us the green light to start Zytiga while still hormone sensitive. So my husband is taking casodex, ...
Lower Dose Docetaxel
I am about to begin chemo with Docetaxel. My Med Onc uses lower dose, more cycles....
Info for my brother
I am seeking info for my brother. He has advanced MCRPC....
Xtandi is costly in the Philippines
Hi im a newbie here, my dad is diagnosed with PCa stage 4, with bone mets, castration resistant since March of 2015, initially with PSA 500 a...
47 year old advanced
My name is vinny I think I'm a bit younger then most of the men on here,I'm 47 with stage 4 prostate metastasis to the bone completed one rou...
Post chemo and my condition is stable (phew!)
I finished 6 rounds of Docetaxel in late June and recently had a CT and Bone Scan to see where things are at. The good news is that I have no...
chemo 'feeds' bone met tumors?!!: "Chemotherapy induces JAG1 expression in osteoblasts, promoting chemoresistance in bone metastases"
Does anyone have access to this article? It sounds like the chemo, Docetaxel, which my husband finished last July, may not have helped the tu...
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