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Re: PSA Doubling Time

What Don says is sage advise. I too currently have a doubling time of less than 3 months. I agree that a full body scan is in order to determine if any Mets are present. I had an Auxmin PET scan about a year ago which didn't show any Mets and plan another in July when I estimate my PSA will have gone from 5.2 in April to over 10 in three months. If so, I'll be back on Lupron for a while. I don't know if you have been on "hormone" therapy before (I couldn't find a PJGudel story on this site), but it's not the worst thing in the world. You just need to be monitor you diet and get plenty of exercise. I'm still castration sensitive, so I don't know what the future will hold when I am no longer. Hopefully they will improve immunotherapy by then.

Re: PSA Doubling Time

Thanks for your storys, it is nice to know there is hope for reoccurring prostate cancer. I was starting to panic when my doubling time was 2.2 months. Deep breath, I will get through this. If you want to read my story, in the keyword box in Yana type 58.95, and I will come up, Peter G. I am a little long winded. Again, thanks for your support.