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Archives for February 2003
A fairly new treatment
My father has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. There is some metastasis so surgery was not an option. He is 79 and currently on hormone therapy. The doctor has suggested a relatively new drug, Zamoda (not sure of spelling), which is infused monthly. Does anyone have any experience with this drug regarding outcomes,…
Hi, my husband is 60 years old and had complete radical prostrate cancer surgery Oct./2002. The Doctor said his cancer was 85% in the prostrate. Since the surgery he has had two PSA tests done. The first came back at .8 and now the one he got back yesterday was .18. It has doubled in 3 months. The Doctor was surprised of…
Despite representations to the contrary, the effects of Lupron (4 months)are permanent -- impotence, weakness, shrinkage of testicles and penis, etc. Expect partial recovery at best from these side effects. Avoid Lupron if at all possible. More info to anyone interested.
Help eliminate cancer
I am looking for people in the Los Angeles area interested in supporting ACS in a Relay for Life event. I am a recent survivor looking for others to join me in the fight. email me at CelebrateLife@sbcglobal.net
Hello, My Dad is a survivor! After RP,radiation treatment he is now facing rising PSA and leg pain. He is due for another bone scan in two weeks, and feels it could be the ca that has spread. What could you share about this. His pain comes a lot at night. Thanks, Marc
Hello everyone. My name is Jim. Today is my first complete day home after having the surgery done to remove my prostate. If anyone would like to hear how it went in my case please send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. If anyone thinks I should share my experience on the board I would be glad to…
cancer and meaning of life
Hello, I am a graduate student in psychology at Ohio State University and I would very much appreciate your help. I am studying how a cancer diagnosis leads people to re-evaluate meaning in their lives. Ive developed a brief, web-based survey of cancer in meaning in life. If you have had cancer, please take a few minutes…