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PC with Kidney Disease

Been combating kidney disease for some time and recently was notified that I have prostate cancer (G=3+3, T2a). Friends who have experienced proton therapy highly recommend that treatment and, after considerable research, PT appeals to me as well. But one must qualify which apparently involves MRI's and CT Scans both with contrast, contrast being an issue for low performing kidneys. I'm therefore hoping to make contact with someone that has gone through proton therapy with kidney disease.
Thanks - Bill Greene

Re: PC with Kidney Disease

William,

Unless your PSA is over 15 or there is some other reason to believe you have aggressive cancer then you should be on active surveillance and not worry about which treatment to get yet. A Gleason 3 + 3 may not even be called cancer in the future.

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