As you can see, I'm a newbie here. I saw your name and age under adv. PC and was intrigued, perhaps we will become friends. A bit about myself; I was diagnosed with Stage III metastatic PC 4 years ago at the age of 52. I presented with a consistent PSA of 511 and a Gleason score of 9. Obviously, not good, huh? Right from the start, the tumor/cancer has been effectively managed with occasional use of Casodex and a once every 4 month Intramuscular injection of Lupron.
I would like to hear from you about your status and treatment as you are the youngest man that I have come across that has the same severity of PC that I do. As I said, I am new here, I would also appreciate any pointers you might have that would help me navigate this site. Thanks, Q17
Adv. Prostate Cancer to: Fergie?
my psa 33 nd gleason 9 i'm at deaconess . that lupron brought my psa to 4 . I get a shot tomorrow of lupron , and i take cosadex every day' I have a spot on L4. At age 59 i'm dumbfoiunded I have this. I also take capsules of tumeric. I get fatigued and sore joints. I'm scared of the day I am hormone resistant. Noone knows when this will happen. THey say they have more chemos but the ones i have read about only give 4 months. I know they are working on a lot of stuff, lots of clinical trials. Having trouble not thinking about it. kevin
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