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Docetaxel + dexamethasone instead of prednison

Hi all,

We're new to the yananow community, you can find my fathers story here:
http://www.yananow.org/display_story.php?id=1666

Quick summary:
After starting out as a T3N1, PSA 29, Gleason 9 in june, he started off with a orchiectomy. However sadly, he's found to have many bone metastases in spine, pelvis and ribs last December. The prostate cancer is not small-celled but also does not give off PSA anymore.

He's currently undergoing a docetaxel + prednison chemo. However prior to this he was already on a daily dose (4mg) of dexamethasone. So instead of the normal prednison he continues to take the daily dexamethasone. Just wondering if anyone else has some experiences with something similar and whether or not you've found this to be more beneficial then the prednison.

Any suggestions, hints or experiences are very welcome. We are fighting but also very unsure about his future as the cancer is progressing so fast.

With friendly regards
Cris

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