Immune System Building - Any input?
Hello, My Dad is embarking on efforts to build his immune system, after radiation treatment. Does anyone have any experience with this? The Dr. wants to build his system up, hoping that it will fight his ca - prolonging the period before he is given Lupron. Any experience anyone?
I amlooking for some advise from someone who may have experienced what I am going through. I had Prostate Surgery in March of 2001. Clean Margins and no Lympth none involvement, but Gleason 8. My PSA has been 0.1 until this July when it rose to 0.3. My doctor told me to wait and test gain in 3 months. If still rising he…
Thank you for your reply to my message. I am sorry your Dad is in so much pain. I am a physician as well as a prostate cancer patient. The new doctrine in managing cancer pain is TOTAL PAIN RELIEF. Forget tylenol & codeine. Go for oxycontin. It carries no addiction risk when someone is in cancer pain. Possible resources…
Lupron Info, Please
Hello, My Dad is facing decions about further treatment. He has had a protectomy (7 mos. ago), radiation (8 weeks ago) and his PSA has been rising.It is 4.1 now, and said to be quite agressive cancer. Lupron or castration are options that are being recommended at this time. He is seeking information about these options,…
Worried about Waiting!
Hi, I'm a breast cancer survivor and am now supporting my husband who was diagnosed a month ago with prostate cancer. His Gleason score was 6-7 and he has surgery scheduled for Aug. 28th. I know prostate cancer can be slow growing but I am worried with his Gleason score it could spread while he is waiting. He is having a…