Please remember that these discussion boards are a public forum, which means open to the public (i.e. non-CSN members) and the content can be found via internet search engines.
Members are strongly advised not to share personal identifiers such as real names, email address, telephone number, street address, etc. This information can be used to identify you and link you to the content you provide.
Other areas of CSN are restricted to members only and cannot be found by search engines.
Archives for October 2022
Lutetium-177 PSMA Therapy for Prostate Cancer (Pluvicto)
Has anyone been a part of this newly approved prostate cancer therapy. My question is: What was your experience and results? Thanks
Has anyone had success with focal HIFU ?
Hello, I have been looking at "focal" therapies. Some consider them middle ground therapy for low risk patients. Not all out radiation or surgery but a lower risk treatment for lower risk disease. While active surveillance may be enough for a low risk patient a focal therapy can give some peace of mind knowing that a tumor…
Bleeding and Urinary Blockage after TURP
My husband had the GreenLight Laser procedure for BPH three weeks ago. He is not recovering at all, with two major problems (100% urinary blockage and continuous bleeding). We are extremely stressed and need any help we can get. For reference, my husband (70 yo, active and in very good health) has localized prostate cancer…
Rising PSA After A Long Journey
Surgery vs Radiation
My father is diagnosed with Prostate Cancer,psa 21, Gleason 3+4, all cores on right side positive, no positive cores on left side, extra prostatic extension found. No nodal involvement found in PSMA PET. He underwent a nephro-ureteroctomy surgery 2 years back for a tumour in ureter. Now diagnosed with prostate cancer . We…
I have a back case of prostitus (infection and a very enlarged prostate) that is extremely painful with know relief from the antibiotics proscribed by the Urologist. The uroliogist said it may take 4 to 6 weeks to get better. Has anyone had this issue and how did you get relief from the pain. Thank you.
Hi All, So here I am. I was diagnosed on the 8th of September 2017, on the 22nd of September 2022, five years later plus a few days, I had a PSA result of less than the limit of detectability. I view that as a result. Best wishes, Georges
Just need a motorcycle & a divorce - Anger & Shock, caregiver fatigue
I was diagnosed Stage IV prostate cancer in the ER after my primary care & urology docs refused to do a PSA test because I was one year too young. I had bone metastasis from my head to my feet. I was 49. The ER doc was in tears giving me the diagnosis. It’s been six years since then, I had to quit my high paying IT job &…
I am 70 years old and recently diagnosed with prostate cancer. I am a member of Kaiser HMO and while care has been good so far it is difficult to find a completely objective opinion on treatment since everyone specializes, even in different forms of radiation treatment. Does anyone have a good source for a second opinion…