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An_216486 posted:
My husband is 76 yrs old with early stage dementia. He now has prostate cancer, rated 3+4. Our urologist wants to treat this aggressively with implanted "radiation seeds", hormone therapy, and external radiation treatment.
Our primary care dr. suggests we do nothing at this time because we are worried about quality of remaining life.

I would appreciate any input. Thanks
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bogie11 responded:
I was 83 and had the same Gleason score. I researched my options and chose proton therapy 2 years ago, and I am healthy, active, and have had no side effects. I suggest that you investigate that option.


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