My Dad is in the final phase. He
has been taking Zytiga for the last three months.
It is not working. He has had
prostate cancer for 18 years.
At first they removed the prostate
and he went through radiation. He did the Casodex and lupron and now he is
taking Zytiga,xgeva and lupron.
The Zytiga has prolonged the agony
basically and thats about it.
In November 2011 he had an
artificial sphincter put in to control incontinence. It did not work.
We all feel that was the beginning
of the end for him. Since then he had many, many problems. Up until that point
he was doing well. He was just tired of having the incontinence problem.
He had that removed in December of
2012 and since then has basically been sitting in his recliner. Now he is
mostly sleeping and when he is awake he has times he is coherent and times he
makes no sense at all. I have searched the internet to find someone who has
gone through this stage of cancer and it is hard to find.
I just want to know if anyone is
there now. Or does anyone know of a forum where I can go to talk about this
stage? I am sure this place probably isn't the right one. Good luck to anyone
who is suffering with this cancer. It is a real terrible ordeal to say the