I am a 42 yr. old who was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer back on April of 2012 my PSA level had jumped from 1.90 in 3/2011 to 2.68 on 4/2012.My Gleason score showed 3+3 in one of two cores and a 3+4 in two of two coreswith 5% of tissue on both. I decided to have Radioactive Seed Therapy because taking out my Prostate was too risky due to me having a kidney transplant. I had my PSA level checked 3 times since the implant and the first one was on 10/2012 1.98 and 3/2013 1.24 and my last one I just did it was 9/2013 1.40 so it went up just a little. Should my levels be lower like under 1.00 and should I be worried that it jumped up a little? If you have any info that can help let me know. ThanksView Thread
My husband has lost all sexual desire since his radiation treatment for prostate cancer. His PSA levels are...
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My husband has lost all sexual desire since his radiation treatment for prostate cancer. His PSA levels are now very low, so we are very thankful for that. He's receptive to trying to increase his libido, but doesn't know how to ask his doctor about medication or other methods. Does anyone have any ideas I can share with him? We just got married two weeks ago, I'm supportive, and he showers me with hugs and kisses, but I'm really missing the sexual part of our marriage. ThanksView Thread
I frequented these boards some 8 years ago when I was diagnosed. I received much good info and guidance. Went on to choose a treatment for my rather aggressive PCa and have lived with good results ever since. (Ask me and I'll share more. I'm quite happy with my choice, but will offer an honest assessment. )
I'm actually here for a friend who was just diagnosed. He's trying to learn of treatments available, and was interested in Proton therapy (not what I had). He lives in Central Florida (Space Coast). I am wondering where the best centers in Florida are for this treatment. I had thought that Mayo in Jacksonville offered this, but so far I'm not finding clear evidence of this. Thought I'd seek out some personal experience.
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