Lupron available in 1, 3, 4, and now 6 month versions

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kbota
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Date Joined Aug 2010
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   Posted 6/20/2011 2:47 PM (GMT -6)   
This might be very meaningful for those of us on intermittent HT. Anyway, I hope someone here finds the article useful.


www.boston.com/business/healthcare/articles/2011/06/20/fda_oks_new_version_of_abbott_labs_cancer_drug/

JNF
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Date Joined Dec 2010
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   Posted 6/20/2011 6:11 PM (GMT -6)   
My docs put me on Eligard so I could have a six month shot. It also comes in lesser durations. Until now, Eligard has been the only one with a six month dose.
PSA 59 on 8-26-2010 age 60. Biopsy 9-8-2010 12/12 positive, 20-80% involved, PNI in 3 cores, G 3+3,3+4,and 4+3=G7, T2b.
Eligard shot and daily Jalyn started on 10-7-2010.
IMRT to prostate and lymph nodes 25 fractions started on 11-8-2010
HDR Brachytherapy December 6 and 13-2010.
PSA <.1 and T 23 on 2-3-2011.
PSA <.1 on 4-7-2011
Second Eligard shot on 4-7-2011
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