hi,i'm new here looking for some answers and suggestions,my urologist did a prostate biopsy and found i had prostate cancer about 1 1/2 months ago this is 1/11/13 i'm writing this.my psa level he said was over 50,he told me removing prostate or chemo would not help me because it has spread local.so he give me a lupron injection that has to be done every 4 months,had bone scan and cat scan done 4 days ago and came back good,my doctor at oncology center said i could get radiation treatment to prostate if i agreed.i have had a catheter in for about the same time,they removed it a week ago within 10 hours was back in emergency room blocked back off and another one put in.my question is if scans show good and i'm on lupron should i do the radiation right now.going back to urologist in 2 weeks to see if catheter can come out,have read about the side effects due to this radiation some don't sound good.would appreciate any response.thank you for reading,oh i am 57 years oldView Thread
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