Again, my link skills fail me but here is a link to a Science Daily article from July 2018 that pretty clearly suggests that the small cell cancer I have now: a) may have grown from my original PCa Dx and b) may be much more common than currently believed. This study states that the "norm" was expected to be around 1% of all PCa diagnosis. However, they find that it could actually be as high as 17%. I have read elsewhere that autopsies of men who died from PCa are rarely done but when they are, they also show that up to 17% may actually have died from small cell carcinoma. Pretty scary stuff for all of us.
Again, Randy, I am just getting caught up on this thread, sorry about
that. I failed to subscribe to it earlier. But I am just sort of blown away by your situation. But, "I got the results from the PET scan late yesterday afternoon and it's the first good news I have had in some time. The tumor in my abdomen is considered a met from my prostate but the scan found no other signs of metastasis anywhere in my body. I know that this cancer is aggressive and can spread anywhere at any time but at least, for now, I am fighting a single
I am moving forward on two different fronts now. I",
I am so thrilled to see a bit of "good news", as you say your first good news in some time. I am praying for you, brother, right now.