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Hello everybody. I'm new to this forum. Thank you for allowing me to be part of it. I've been HIV positive for 26 years and recently diagnosed with prostrate cancer Stage pT3bN1 with a Gleason 4+5 after rising PSA 5.8. I am 60. I underwent a Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy + nodes (Robotic). Post operative PSA 1.4. Unfortunately microscopic cancer cells still remain. Now considering treatment. Last two PSA 1.5 stable. Underwent whole body bone scan. No evidence to suggest metastatic bone disease. Further CT scan of chest, abdomen and pelvis suggests no evidence of malignancy. Good. My probl
Jim Marshall (not a doctor) said ... Sometimes prostate cancer comes back after a prostatectomy. If it does come back (we say it recurs) doctors will often recommend radiotherapy. But would adding hormone therapy to the radiotherapy do any good? This trial tested whether hormone therapy would make a difference. Half the men in the trial got real hormone therapy pills. Half got pills that looked the same, but weren't real hormone therapy pills (placebo). They all took the pills for 2 years. After following the men for around 13 years the