• NurseRN
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Developed post -op colon pseudo obstruction, in hospital for 11days

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • NurseRN
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    PSA was not rechecked and received RX for Flomax

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  1. over 1 year ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

    I feel I handled the Xofigo (Radium 223) very well. The first five shots in a series of six shots went totally unnoticed. The six an...

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    • fusilier
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Over 7 years post surgery and PSA scores are still below detectable limits.

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  2. over 1 year ago
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    Milestones

    Hi everyone, have not posted anything in a while but just went on for my psa check . It is the start of my 5th year after Brachyther...

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    • Jim917
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Xgeva every other month since early 2017. Previously administered monthly.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  3. over 1 year ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I only experienced soreness in my effected bones for a few days.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Drm1214
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prosta...
    over 1 year ago
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    5 years since removal.

    Milestones

    I was 5 years cancer free in August. My PSA is and has been “nill” since the removal of my prostate. I’m told that new research sa...

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  4. over 1 year ago
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    Radium 223

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Xofigo (radium Ra 223 dichloride) injection is used to treat prostate cancer that is resistant to medical or surgical treatments tha...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  5. over 1 year ago
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    Xtandi

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Xtandi (enzalutamide) is an anti-androgen. It works in the body by preventing the actions of androgens (male hormones).

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  6. over 1 year ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Diagnosed with Stage IV Metastatic Prostate Cancer

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  7. over 1 year ago
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    Hot flashes

    Side Effects

    Additional Side Effects - Mood Changes - Memory Changes - Sexual Side Effects - Weght Gain - Thinking Problems - Brest Tendern...

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