...We were told that the fact that the PSA dropped after the first shot, that this is a good sign for longevity of this horrible monsterous disease.
He is going on 8 years with a lower PSA although not undetectable 1.6 still low with mets.
....Keep up the fight.
How true; don't stop fighting!
It is a maddening disease, both a blessing and curse that we live sooooo long knowing we have it. Better than most cancers that make one miserable, then kill in short order.
To paraphrase the quote, I'm trying to, "get busy living, not get busy dying". Stay positive!
72years old @ Dx, LUTS for 7 years
Ulcerative Colitis since 1973
TURP 2/16, G3+4 discovered,
4 cores; G 3+3, one G3+4
RALP 7/17 G3+4 Organ confined, but...
<1mm positive margin on Epstein check
pT2c pNO pMn/a
PSA .54 4 months post RR
ercMRI & DCFPyL PET Scan @ NIH/NCI
1" tumor in cavity at apex No mets.
2ADT; IMGT 70.2 GY, over 5/18
PSA <.006 9/18, .054 11/18, .070 12/18