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Re: Where am I at this stage?

Mike,

My opening PSA was rather less than yours but my Gleason score was 9. My nadir nine years ago was 0.3. I'm still doing well, thanks to our NHS, about to start chemo, up to 10 cycles to get the PSA down markedly (mine has risen to 4.6 and I have soft tissue mets). It may be that you have a good many years ahead of you, as I believe I do at 73. What I have been told is that the radiographical evidence may be much more important than the PSA reading. I would keep an eye on your scan results. With your low PSA, they will probably be impressive.

A bit of advice: don't look for certainties. There are none with PCa. Your oncologist will rightly not make predictions of longevity, because they would be worthless. I would raise your sights to how you feel, get on with your life and put this damned disease into the background. None of us with PCa or without it knows how long we have to go. That's life!

Good Luck

OC (in middle England)

Re: Where am I at this stage?

GOOD ADVICE FROM "OLD CODGER" - FOR ALL OF US! HE IS A VETERAN. THANKS, JON.

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