• Over the last 9 1/2 years I have noticed that up to now, no one actually gets a cure from prostate cancer once it has escaped its home.

    Asked by MichaelV on Thursday, May 10, 2012

    Over the last 9 1/2 years I have noticed that up to now, no one actually gets a cure from prostate cancer once it has escaped its home.

    We beat at it, radiate it, remove it, drug it, cruse at it, but it still kind of just sits there and says Fxxx you and keeps coming back to grow again. Am I all alone on this one?

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    • thomasmichael's Avatar
      thomasmichael

      It is generally agreed that if a man can go 15 months after a radical prostatectomy without hios
      PSA doubling he has a over ninety percent chance of being alive 15 or more years later.

      over 5 years ago
    • MichaelV's Avatar
      MichaelV

      I just go on fighting. Out in Jan.'02 and "0" PSA until May '05. Perhaps in years to come there will be a cure and I hope I am around to benefit from it, in the meantime my oncologist and I look for more arrows to put in the quiver. Right now I'm on a one man clinical trial with Zytiga and Xtandi. Finishing off the first month next week.

      over 5 years ago
    • tspoon's Avatar
      tspoon

      FYI he was wrong and he is still here on Xtandi and hoping it will work as Zytiga did for a year and chemo a year as well.

      almost 5 years ago

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