• Prostate
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prost...
    4 months ago
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    I M R T

    Radiation

    The treatment itself is not bad . You really don’t feel anything . But it’s the after treatment each day . You have urgency to pee ,...

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • rlfuller7
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pros...
    4 months ago
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    External radiation (Three dimensional)

    Radiation

    Six years after Prostatectomy I was diagnosed with 2 cancer growths by a PMSA body scan at UCSF using radio tracer called Ga-68 . M...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • rlfuller7
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pros...
    7 months ago
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    External radiation (Stereotactic)

    Radiation

    Demolished two growths, one on spine and one on hip bone. Total of 8 treatments. No side effects at all.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • wha
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostate C...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Internal and external radiation combined

    Radiation

    Impotence

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Harm
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostate ...
    almost 3 years ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    The longer it takes the side effects like pain while peeing and sensitivity to hot weather get worse, going into 4th week rt

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Ghost
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostate...
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    Had problems with pain in groin and bowl area for the last 5 years

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • KBAJ
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostate ...
    over 3 years ago
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    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    We are lucky enough to live within 25 minutes of Procure, a proton therapy center. Hubby had #3 session today and all is good so far...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. almost 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    ZERO major side effects.....amazing......no fear....AND my XXX thanks me....figuratively speaking....metaphorically.....Brachytherap...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Sylvertng
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pros...
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Received a Radiation burn to the spine. Currently diagnosed with Drop Foot (left foot), weakness in both legs, blood clot in left ca...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Jake
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostate ...
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    Had two rounds of radiation therapy to reduce pain.

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Tbp327
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostat...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Internal and external radiation combined

    Radiation

    After two months of the androgen deprivation therapy he now starts external radiation therapy next week, we do this for five weeks t...

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Hopdog
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostat...
    almost 6 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    had 37 radiation treatments in 2004 after a rise in psa which started in 2001

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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