• Scoofer
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Intravenous radioactive drugs (radiopharmaceuticals)

    Radiation

    After 2 years on Lupron (ADT) PSA was rising so we tried Radium223 dichloride. Being chemotherapy naive, my body tolerated the drug...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Scoofer
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    Surgical Radiologist offered to give me one 800 gy dose of radiation to my Sacrum. I’d lived everyday of the previous year with pai...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Prostate
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prost...
    2 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...
    3 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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    • PCaAware
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    5 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Because it was difficult to find others who were willing to share I did a daily video journey on my 40 treatments - can be found at ...

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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...
    6 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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  1. 8 months ago
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    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    15 days of lumbar radiation then 15 days of lumbar and neck radiation/the cancer metastasized and ran right up my spine

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • NurseRN
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    Had cramps and diarrhea but immodiun helped, could not tolerate eating meat , drank protein supplements to help with nutrition

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Fhl4au
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    Bowel problems, fatigue

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • John101
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Radiation

    Treatment 18 of 43. Glad I went with radiation and not surgery. Stage IIa Prostate cancer. I real feel lucky to have found out so ...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. over 2 years ago
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    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    Fantastic experience at MD Anderson, Houston, Texas. As I expected (from reading info before treatment), the two months in Houston w...

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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...
    over 2 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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