STAMPEDE TRIAL K ARM METFORMIN PARTICIPANTS
The K Arm of the STAMPEDE TRIAL is looking at the effect on PSA, if any, of adding Metformin to ADT in non-diabetic PC men. I have seen a few...
Lurking in the shadows
I was diagnosed in January, and immediately started looking for information. I have a Gleason score of 8,and 7 bone Mets mostly in the spine,...
Confused is back again
Hi I said I would update you on my progress. However, I`m sorry to say I have not got very far....
Abstract 5086: Acetyl-L-carnitine (ALCAR) inhibits angiogenesis, migration and macrophage recruitment in prostatic cancer cells
I have been reading recent posts about metformin and also AMPK that has good and bad reviews. I just came across this ( ALCAR ) which I do no...
Being prescribed drugs to help with fatty liver and cirrhosis
My pcp spoke with a no that specializes in liver care at my gastroenterologists office. It was suggested I start to take metformin and a stat...
Simvastatin & Radioresistance.
New study below [ 1 ]. Years ago, when I had salvage radiation, I was not on Simvastatin, but I was by the time a lesion at L5 was treated....
Feeling sad and discouraged
The blows just keep on coming for my dad. It’s getting more and more difficult to stay positive....
Adding Casodex (Bicalutamide) a good idea ?
I’d like to ask this community about the wisdom of adding Casodex to standard ADT. Background: Dx Feb 2018, PSA 168; multiple mets to bones....
Hi, this is my first post although I have been following for a couple of months. My husband ( aged 70 ) has been unwell for the last two year...
Run down and seeking advice
They did blood test and said that my thyroid was very low and they were referring me to hospital thyroid dept. Next appointment ( and with no...
I’ve been posting here for about six months, but I am always uncomfortable about posting personal updates. I wonder whether I am bragging, wh...
What's happening physiologically at 8mg.
Happy Easter toute le monde! This week I have been at 8mg all week after jumping down from the last rung of the ladder....
Healthcare Industry and their EVIL MODEL
I respect this profession but my personal experience says that people are being poisoned to create ailments. Recently I went for a ear wax re...
Help needed for metformin
I'm one of those who got late onset diarrhea and lots of weight loss on metformin. I seem to still have it with the XR version....
GFR of 48
Hi friends, just had labs, and got a call from my doctor to make an appointment to talk with her about my kidney function. My current GFR is ...
Loss of PTEN
I have mCRPC since March. I am presently receiving chemo with taxotere and carboplatin....
Diabetes under control - weh hey!
Today I had my 6 monthly diabetes check up, after having blood tests last week. I was diagnosed with type 2 about 7 years ago and for 5 or so...
mCSPC vs mCRPC? Does my MO have it right?
My MO says I'm mCRPC and I think my PSA elevation is due to radiation bounce. I'm Oligo and 75 YO and questioning his assessment....
Aspirin, metformin and propranolol
Below I have copied a letter to the British Medical Journal in 2012 by a Scottish doctor whose name I did not keep. It was a response to an e...
Hunger and under active thyroid please help!
Hello I was diagnosed with an underactive thyroid in October 2018. So I'm now thinking about how my thyroid might be having an impact....
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