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Re: treatment options after adt powered drop from 90 to 1
Like you, I had a high PSA (182), but no spread to bones or lymph nodes.
However, my tumor was a very scary T4.
My urologist considered Zoladex (Lupron) to be my only option, but luckily I got a good oncologist who put me onto 37 radiotherapy treatments once the hormone therapy had reduced the size of the tumor(5 months after diagnosis).
The combination worked incredibly well for me. I was able to stop the hormone treatment after 30 months of it and have now had no cancer meds at all in almost 15 months. My PSA remains stable at around the 1.0 level. The surge I had feared just never happened.