• Kenster
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    22 days ago
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    Breakthrough

    Celebration

    On August 26, 2019 my doctor said my tumors were rapidly increasing in size and number. He said, with the exception of Chemotherapy,...

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    • Kenster
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    22 days ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    PSA returned in April of 2019 and increasing rapidly. My PSA doubles every month. In July new scans show numerous tumors in my pelvi...

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    • Kenster
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    22 days ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Unfortunately the Apalutamide (Erleada) failed. I was on it for 3 months and it did nothing to slow my PSA down. I stopped taking i...

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    • deg
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Upon diagnosis you are asked what cancer treatment do you want

    Decision Point

    As the most uninformed decision makers in room at that time you are making life and death decisions - nice if your team leaned one w...

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    • deg
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Lupron prior to radiation - not fun 6 month shot effects ... lasted 15 months

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • deg
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    External radiation (Instensity modulated)

    Radiation

    I was really concerned - so much so I documented my 40 treatments on video and posted clips on www.theprostatecancercoach.com. Hope ...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • deg
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was amazed at how easy the surgery was and also my recovery - Cat was out in 10 days then 4 weeks later i was riding a bike

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • lo_ol
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Falling because of peripheral neuropathy in feet. Also "chemo brain" memory issues.

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • lo_ol
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Other

    Loss

    Memory loss (chemo brain), loss of sensation in feet

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    • jchamp
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    I went to the ER with severe back pain; thought I had pulled a muscle. Left the hospital with a Stage IV Metastatic Prostate Cancer ...

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    • Marwin
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostat...
    5 months ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    2 years after RP, the cancer returned at stage 4

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    • Marwin
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostat...
    5 months ago
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    Pain

    Side Effects

    Joints hurt all of the time

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