mamabear215's Journey with Prostate Cancer

Spouse/Partner: Prostate Cancer

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: over 13 years ago, Male, Age: 75, Stage IV, Progressing despite hormone therapy: Yes

  1. 1
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Daily treatments

    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. 2
    over 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: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. 3
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Taxotere

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. 4
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Zytiga with prednisone

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  5. 5
    over 5 years ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    X geva

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  6. 6
    almost 5 years ago
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    PSA increasing

    Oh No

    Zytiga no longer working

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  7. 7
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Xtandi started in June

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  8. 8
    almost 5 years ago
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    Intravenous radioactive drugs (radiopharmaceuticals)

    Radiation

    Zofigo infusions added for "bone pain" in left hip

    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  9. 9
    almost 5 years ago
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    PSA down!! Xtandi is working!!

    Celebration

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

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  10. 10
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Need to travel 60 miles each way daily for treatment....tough but hopefully worthwhile.

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  11. 11
    about 4 years ago
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    PSA rising again!

    Oh No

    Xtandi worked for 1 year and then PSA rose to 41.....seems to be the magic number. Now the oncologist wants to do another round of Taxotere chemo.

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