Today had a port put in and it's quite a contraption...will have provenge..first one of three next Friday. nervous.Any suggestions sidNW
Today had a post put in. quite a contraption will have Provenge treatment #1 next Friday....
Port in chest for Provenge?
Hello all. I just returned from a visit with an oncologist to start the the ball rolling regarding Provenge treatment....
Intro and Immunotherapy question
Hi Everyone, This is my first post but have been following the group for a year which has been very helpful. Brief history-Diagnosed 5/2015....
Finished first round of Provenge. I was given benadril before starting infusion....
Have tried many different drugs....
Greetings: I am now getting treated with PROVENGE, as I am Stage 4 with mets to lymph nodes and one bone ( hip ). I have posted my whole hist...
What can some of you tell us about the results of Provenge treatment?...
News From The Mayo Clinic
I Just got back from 5 days at The Mayo Clinic for my 2 year checkup. Over 2 years my PSA has gone from <....
Do you have a Urologist and an Oncologist?
I have an Oncologist who I see regularly. I don't have a Urologist....
Health Unlocked member passes away
I have a friend named Kent Cartwright who told me about this group. Unfortunately Kent passed away last week....
My Cancer Journey
I am a 7 year prostate cancer survivor. I am presently using lupron, zytiga, prednisone, xgeva, and dutasteride as my primary therapy....
Favorable Casodex withdrawal
Just thought I would share this, might help someone. I started out with a psa at 850....
Hi All I am continually asking you all questions but I’m learning so much. I have seen a few members discuss Provenge as I treatment, I have ...
Confused why one must continue Lupron since it shows it's not working?
My father diagnosed with prostrate cancer spread to his bones. He is doing well....
Provenge - Supplements to activate modified cells or augment Provenge treatment
I just completed the three infusions of the Provenge treatment. As is seemingly common, my PSA rose modestly over the 6-week period....
Finished second infusion. Side effects were similar to first infusion , but didn't last as long....
Doctor is suggesting Provenge
I wrote back a few weeks ago my dads about prostrate cancer the 2 PSA blood tests came back high a 3,22 then 3.64. he suggests we start on Pr...
New Onc New Direction
Well it’s been 13 years since diagnosis; G 9, PSA, 4.2 Dr. Dattoli, IMRT, Recurrence; 3 years later, more radiation DART & continued ADT. The...
Provenge - The The Good - The Bad and The Ugly
I was told by an oncologist at The Mayo Clinic that they have seen a number of cases where Provenge made the PCa prognosis worse. I did not h...
Gleason 9 (5+4) 10+ years ago - widely metastatic cancer and running out of options!
My husband was diagnosed in 2007 at age 57, Gleason 9 ( 5+4 ), PSA 18. [ PSA at age 50 was 10 - a 3 core biopsy showed nothing so he was told...
what is the difference between car-t and provenge?
both are similar procedures, maybe even the same. i assume car-t tries to get t-cells, whereas Provenge tries to get dendrites ( Dendrion )....
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