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    Old 07-16-2021, 12:14 PM   #31
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    Re: 39yo with Gleason 9...UPDATES

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    Still doing fine. If not for the hot flashes I wouldn't know I had had the shots. Round 2 of firmagon is next week for me. Just got back into the weight room this past week. Felt good. Considering myself very lucky so far....of course I haven't had my 3 month PSA check yet so there's always that chance it doesn't work
    I'm convinced at this point that my intense aerobic exercise and weight training is significantly reducing my ADT side effects. I may even be gaining a little muscle mass. I hope it continues!
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    57 yo, family history of PCa, PSA 5.7, Free PSA 8.43%, DRE Neg, 5/26/21 Biopsy: Gleason 9, Grade 5, 16 of 20 cores positive mix of 5+4 and 4+5. Stage IIIc, cT2NxMx, CT shows a 3 cm x 2 cm diseased pelvic lymph node, Bone scan neg, 6/16/20 1st Firmagon injection.

     
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    Old 07-21-2021, 09:28 AM   #32
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    Re: 39yo with Gleason 9...UPDATES

    Update: 2 month PSA was 0.08 after a month of Firmagon. Another shot of Firmagon today. Also started Zytiga yesterday. So far so good.
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    09/20: Nodule found but not considered a problem. PSA 1.5.
    03/21: MRI: PIRADS 5, SV+, LN1. Biopsy: Gleason 9 (5+4). PSA still 1.5.
    05/21: RP performed. Final staging pT3a, LN1, M0. Negative margins. Gleason 9 (4+5). 4 positive nodes
    06/16/21: Started ADT - first Firmagon injection
    07/21/21: PSA 0.08. 2nd Firmagon injection. Started Zytiga.

     
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