Prostate Cancer

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Post Surgery Day 1847

I just got back from my third Eligard shot. I am a wimp, I don’t like pain. On a scale from 1-10 I’d rate the pain at a 6. After the pain of the injection, the burning started. Again it was probably a six. That was 45 minutes ago, it […]

Post Surgery Day 1732

Visit to urologist went great. PSA is now undetectable again. Radiation worked. Site effects of the hormone therapy now include high cholesterol, anemia, hot flashed and chills, uncontrollable appetite. I am holding off treating the high cholesterol at this time. I really don’t want to take drugs to counteract side […]

Post Surgery Day 1709

I completed 35 radiation treatments (7 weeks) on December 8. I can’t say I had any side effects from the radiation. I am still having major “hot flashes” and night sweats from the hormone therapy. I have a follow up with the urologist in January of 2024. I pray you […]

Post Surgery Day 1697

I finished seven weeks (35 treatments) of radiation therapy today. I have to go to the urologist in January for follow up PSA testing and continuation of two years of hormone therapy. I had the pleasure of witnessing and ministering to hurting people at the treatment center. Deuteronomy 31:8 “And […]

Post Surgery day 1564

Update on Bob’s cancer: Bob met with the radiologist. The radiologist wants 7 weeks of radiation, along with two years of hormone therapy. Bob has a meeting with the urologist to discuss and possibly start the hormone shots. The problem is that the shots are $400 each (assuming only one […]

Post Surgery Day 1583

I met with the radiologist on a course of treatment for the returning prostate cancer. It appears the current course of treatment will include: A CT scan to line up with the previous MRI I had to map the areas to be treated. 2 years of hormone therapy. 7 weeks […]

Post Surgery Day 1568

Got the results of the PET scan. Confirmed there was a little cancer in a couple of lymph nodes. I have to schedule an appointment with a radiologist to determine a course of treatment. I appreciate all the prayer that was offered up for me. God is still in control […]

Post Surgery Day 1535

Back at urologist to get PSA numbers, to see if cancer has returned, and have another minor problem looked at. Update: The PSA numbers are high. We are scheduling a PET scan. It looks like I will have to get radiation treatments. Thanks to everyone that commented and prayed. God […]