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Jim Marshall (not a doctor) said ... If your first treatment for prostate cancer is radiotherapy, getting to each session, five days a week for several weeks can be a problem. These researchers asked whether this would affect your results. Their answer - it does not make a difference in the first four years. Four years because that is the length of time they studied their patients. Longer time results will have to wait more years. ... end Jim J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2018 Feb;62(1):116-121. doi: 10.1111/1754-9485.12675. Epu
In short Jim had 4 years of continuous hormone therapy: 8 months before radiation; 4 months during radiation; and 3 years after the end of radiation. Hormone therapy is also called ADT (androgen deprivation therapy). After 3 years of undetectable PSA, Jim took a break from hormone therapy. This break lasted 2 years, but the PSA started rising again, so Jim is now on hormone therapy again. In detail Click on this sentence to see Jim's full story. If you know how to post on the website, why not post your own story? Or Click on this sentence to be helped to write your own story.
Geoff Buttfield posted a topic in The loungeFound an interesting video by A/Prof Henry Woo of the Sydney Adventist Hospital addressing a local support group on the latest scanning and treatment techniques (recorded October 14), highlighting the great leaps forward in disease imaging occurring at the moment. Aggressive Treatment of Aggressive Prostate Cancer ~ A/Prof Henry WooPublished on Oct 19, 2014 A peek into the cutting edge of treatment for advanced or aggressive Prostate Cancer, with information on the next wave of diagnostic scans about to break. Here is the link- //www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-5NXyKo-t8