tspoon's Journey with Prostate Cancer

Spouse/Partner: Prostate Cancer

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: about 6 years ago, Male, Age: 64, Stage IV, Progressing despite hormone therapy: Yes

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    • tspoon
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • tspoon
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    External radiation (Proton beam)

    Radiation

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • tspoon
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Ht chemo 13 treatments zytiga xtandi chemo for 3 more I quit.

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    • tspoon
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • tspoon
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • tspoon
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • tspoon
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Xtandi or more Chemo

    Decision Point

    With a PSA of 1.69 it is official after months of pain, Zytiga is no longer working and i get to choose more chemo or Xtandi which has a slim chance of working behind Zytiga. Sucks to be me today.

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    • tspoon
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    After 3 chemos this time around we are quitting. quality vs quantity

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • tspoon
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    almost 2 years ago
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    Hospice

    Other Care

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • tspoon
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    11 months ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    May 8, 2016 five years at stage 4, PSA 1913.7 at diagnosis, Gleason 9, he went home to God.

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