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    Stage IV Prostate Cancer
    An_240603 posted:
    My dad has stage IV Prostate Cancer with severe pain down his right leg. They found it has spread to his bones. He was given Hormone injections and his PSA levels went from 38 down to .04 Because his PSA is so good, his doctor decreased his hormone meds.

    Now, a year later, he has his pain back and admitted himself to the hospital. His PSA level is way up again. They are taking xrays.

    What will they do next and can anyone tell me what the prognosis would be at this point, or what I should be helping him with??? Thanks.
    Fairwind responded:
    Your father may very well respond to hormone treatment a second time..There are medical oncologists who specialize in prostate cancer and they are experts at manipulating HT drugs and diet and can achieve a prolonged remission in cases like your Dad's...Don't give up the ship!

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