As others have said, it is common. I just had a colonoscopy on Monday because I was experiencing blood also. The report came back that it is a reaction of the chemo on the scare tissue from the radiation. I had the radiation two years ago. It was scary, but knowledge now has removed my fear. Still ugly, though.
Once again Les has nailed it! My wife is my strength. She sees me and my ups and downs before I do. She always steps in to make the downs go away. Thanks, Les.
Still praying for you both.
Age: 55 ( still alive at 55)
PSA 43 7/2005
Biopsy 12/14 Gleason 7 & 9
Divinci 9/2005 - spread to bladder
HT - 10/2005 (Eligard every 6 months)
RT - 10/2005 (38 treatments)
PSA 0.12 to 1.9 2/2007
Bone Scan and CT 4/2007 Bone mets
Zometa infusions 4/2007
PSA 4.8 8/2007
PSA 6.34 12/2007
Radiation (15 treatments) started on bone mets 12/2007
PSA 6.72 1/2008
PSA 8.23 2/2008 - Starting prednisone for 30 days
PSA 14 2-29-2008 - start chemo on 3/12
PSA 12.82 3/1/2008 round one chemo
PSA 12.24 4/2/2008 round two chemo
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"I will persist without exception - I will find a way where there is no way"