Success with hormone therapy

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Lube
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Date Joined Oct 2016
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   Posted 9/12/2017 2:07 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi everyone,
I just wanted to share my good news. My Dads PSA score has dropped from 29.8 to 3.6!!! He started hormone therapy in March. Thank you all forum for your encouragement and advice along the way. Finally in a good head space...
All love
Lube

John_TX
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Date Joined Jan 2015
Total Posts : 854
   Posted 9/12/2017 2:36 PM (GMT -7)   
That is great news! I hated hormone therapy but I knew it had to be done.
DX - 1-13-2015 (age 66) -- PSA 4.02 (9-16-2014) to 4.38 (12-5-2014)
RALP on March 2, 2015
G6 to G7(3+4) to G7(4+3)
Stage pT3aN1
06/2017 PSA < 0.1
7/31/2015 HT - six month's injection of Lupron
ART 11/2015, 33 sessions

InTheShop
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Date Joined Jan 2012
Total Posts : 7895
   Posted 9/12/2017 4:32 PM (GMT -7)   
Great news on the drop!

Andrew
I'll be in the shop.
Age 57, 52 at DX
PSA:
4.2 10/11, 1.9 6/12, 1.2 12/12, 1.0 5/13, .6 11/13,
.7 5/14, .5 10/14, .5 4/15, .3 10/15, .3 4/16, .4 10/16, .4 5/17
G 3+4
Stage T1C
2 out of 14 cores positive
Treatment IGRT - 2/2012
My latest blog post

CuriousCharles
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Date Joined May 2017
Total Posts : 171
   Posted 9/12/2017 10:58 PM (GMT -7)   
Great news, Lube!

As I recall, your Dad's 87 years old?
I hope you will be helping him to keep as physically active and doing whatever exercising he can each day. It can help lessen fatigue-related side effects of ADT.

Charles
Dx Nov 2013 Metastatic Prostate Cancer at Age 65
Numerous Bone Mets and Lymph Nodes, PSA 5,006
ADT Lupron + Zometa, PSA Nadir 1.0
Resistance after two years.
Short rechallenge Casodex.
Oct 2016 Provenge
Dec 2016 Start Xtandi, PSA 95
Aug 2017 PSA 1.2

TonyInVirginia Beach
Regular Member


Date Joined Apr 2015
Total Posts : 104
   Posted 9/13/2017 8:11 AM (GMT -7)   
That's great news!
DX@55-PSA 0.95
9/2010 BX: 3 of 12 Gleason 7
5/2011: Proton Therapy
PostPT PSA: 7/2011, .58; 1/2013, .61;2/2014, 2.07; 8/2014, 4.8
1/2015: BX 3 were Gleason 9
7/2/2015: Lymph Node Dx. All removed were clear
10/27/2015: Salvage Cryo
2/2016: PSA 4.3
6/2016: Firmagon (7/16,3.79; 1/17,1.44; 2/17,2.38)
2/2017: Xtandi added]
3/2017: PSA .07
4/2017: PSA .01
5/5/2017: AUS implant
7/11/2017: Provenge
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