earlyr's Journey with Prostate Cancer

Patient: Prostate Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 10 years ago, Male, Age: 67, Stage IV, Progressing despite hormone therapy: No

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    • earlyr
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

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    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    42 treatments, never missed a day of work

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    over 5 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    wait for PSA to go down

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    over 5 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    PSA not down enough Cancer shows itself in the Illiac bone small spot

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    over 5 years ago
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    Problem with doctor

    Oh No

    Doctor told co-worker that was also a patient my diagnosis

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    over 5 years ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    No sex, hot flashes, fatigue

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    over 5 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

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  8. 8
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    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Bleeding

    Side Effects

    Blood clots both legs

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    over 5 years ago
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    Hot flashes

    Side Effects

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    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Problem with doctor

    Oh No

    Doctor not prepared for appointment, argumentative, uncooperative. Time for a change

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    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Find new Doctor and review history

    Oh No

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  12. 12
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    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Breakthrough

    Celebration

    Changed to MD Anderson. I am totally amazed with the level of caring, experience, equipment, and Doctor.

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