Been around here a while and figured I’d share my story to help you guys to get to know me a little...
I’m currently 63 dx with PC at age 60. Here’s a timeline of events.
June 2016:Had routine physical. PSA was 14.4 Biopsy revealed 8 out of 10 cores positive for PC. Gleason score 9
July 2016: Had RALP. Dr found PC in 1 out of 8 lymph nodes removed. Started Eligard. PSA went to 0.2
Aug 2016: Had a blood clot that stopped up my catheter. Went to the ER where they managed to rupture my bladder replacing my catheter. Next day I was having hallucinations and I went back to the ER. They discovered the ruptured bladder and drained around 2 liters of urine from my body cavity. Week in the hospital with drain. (Really long story here, I won’t bore you with all of it)
December 2016: stopped Eligard. PSA stable through radiation.
Jan 2017: Radiation 32 treatments
Aug 2018 PSA up to 4.2. Started Casodex due to reduced side effects. Worth a try I figured.
Feb 2019 PSA back up to 4.2. Bone Mets found in ribs and spine Started Eligard
Aug 2019MO started Zytiga, Xgeva, Prednisone to augment the Eligard. Started having mild pain I attributed to sciatica.
Oct 2019 Dr. started Casodex to augment the Zytiga for 1 month as PSA wasn’t going down fast enough.
Dec 2019Pain was a bit worse from Casodex flare. MO prescribed opioids for pain.
Currently, the PSA flare I had is over and my PSA is going the right direction (See below). Pain is better and I’m down to MM for pain with an occasional opioid when I over-do it. I feel great most days and enjoy my hobbies, motorcycles and driving my new ‘Vette. I’m thankful for every day I have on this earth
Post Edited (Biker 911) : 3/16/2020 7:59:41 PM (GMT-6)