How high can a PSA score actuall go

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How high can a PSA score actuall go

by Lanell on Wed May 30, 2007 12:00 AM

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My husband has hormone refractory prostate cancer that has spread to his bones. He has had surgery and radiation and he has been on hormone injections over a year and then they added Casodex last July. His PSA has been rising since Feb. In Oct. it was 2.25 and Feb. it had gone to 111.52.  They took him off Casodex at that time but he is still on the injections and is scheduled for another one next week.  From there it has continued to climb.  The test today came back with a score of 2177.38.  His blood counts are low also.  He had two units of blood two weeks ago and will have to have two more tomorrow.  Can someone tell me how high the PSA can really go?  He had decided not to have chemo as long as he was feeling good.  He has been doing ok until he started having problems with his blood count and now he does not feel good and is nauseated a lot.  That makes him afraid to start chemo too because he hates fighting the nausea and thinks it will make that worse.  Of course his bones are beginning to ache and hurt too.  We have been told the chemo may help the aching in the bones but will not do much for the cancer itself.

Thanks

Lanell

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by Johnw100 on Wed May 30, 2007 12:00 AM

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In his recent  book on Hormonal Therapy Dr Myers gives a case study of one of his patients of 6 years who had PSA of 3,656 in 2000.

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by Witchdoctor on Thu May 31, 2007 12:00 AM

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He needs treatment, if it is just in the bones he can try Metastron.  No systemic sxs but will probably need bone marror support, same as chemo.   Most people pass on from prostate due to bone marrow failure due to the disease taking over the bone marrow.  If his counts are affected and he has pain then he needs treatment.  This will be more difficult with insufficient counts.

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by Shemay on Thu May 31, 2007 12:00 AM

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Hello Lanell.......I am going to repost a message that I posted here some time ago about a friend of mine whose terminal prostate cancer has been turned around using alternative treatments. I'm sure he'd be glad to discuss his case with your husband when he returns from Hawaii this week. He told me that his PSA score was over 4,000 when he started alternative treatment and is now 1. If you would like to contact him or have more information regarding the treatments please send me a private message and I will give you an E mail address.HERE IS HIS STORY... "I am posting this story because it truly appears to be a miraculous result of a few weeks of non traditional treatments for terminal prostate cancer, a shift in intention and/or perhaps even Divine Intervention. A friend of mine was told in early December 2006 by oncologists that he would not survive to see Christmas. His wife who is a nurse, saw all of his scans and tests and understood she could soon be arranging for palliative care and making funeral arrangements. His cancer had spread throughout his body into most organs and bones and his lungs were so full he could hardly draw a breath. He was given steroids for pain control. After a few days of despair he decided to go ice fishing which is one of his great passions and something happened to change his mind set and he decided to fight. He made arrangements to take natural treatments at a complementary medical clinic nearby. He had about 12 weeks of weekly Intravenous Vitamin C/ Lipoic Acid infusions along with a 21 day course of daily injections of 714X. He did take one injection of Lupron at the beginning of these treatments. Today he has no symptoms of dis ease. He feels strong and healthy, takes no pain meds, has resumed all daily activities and his scans reflect this amazing change in his health. The oncologists who did his scans for him told him he should just keep up what he is doing. My understanding is that there are no side effects to these treatments other than a possible one to the high dose Vit.C if one has had a previous problem with kidney stones. I hope this message is helpful and hopeful to others and if anyone would like more information please feel free to contact me." Blessings Shemay

On 5/30/2007 Lanell wrote:

My husband has hormone refractory prostate cancer that has spread to his bones. He has had surgery and radiation and he has been on hormone injections over a year and then they added Casodex last July. His PSA has been rising since Feb. In Oct. it was 2.25 and Feb. it had gone to 111.52.  They took him off Casodex at that time but he is still on the injections and is scheduled for another one next week.  From there it has continued to climb.  The test today came back with a score of 2177.38.  His blood counts are low also.  He had two units of blood two weeks ago and will have to have two more tomorrow.  Can someone tell me how high the PSA can really go?  He had decided not to have chemo as long as he was feeling good.  He has been doing ok until he started having problems with his blood count and now he does not feel good and is nauseated a lot.  That makes him afraid to start chemo too because he hates fighting the nausea and thinks it will make that worse.  Of course his bones are beginning to ache and hurt too.  We have been told the chemo may help the aching in the bones but will not do much for the cancer itself.

Thanks

Lanell


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by shw723 on Thu May 20, 2010 08:56 PM

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Hi, my name is Sheila.  My husband has advanced prostate cancer, was diagnosed is 2002.  He's had surgery and radiation treatment, but cancer has moved to the bone and he's refusing chemo.  We've tried alternative treatments, even gone to Mexico and bought stem cells for the last few years, but PSA has continued to rise.  I was emailed this story posted by Shmay in 2007 about the guy whose PSA was over 4000 and used Vit C/Lipoic infusions.   Would like his email if possible to know more about this treatment.  My husband is currently taking Lupron but has refused any other traditional treatments.  The cancer has moved to his spinal cord, ribs, and hips and I feel we are in desperate need of a miracle.

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by cindyvip on Sat Jun 12, 2010 06:13 PM

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On May 31, 2007 12:00 AM Shemay wrote:

Hello Lanell.......I am going to repost a message that I posted here some time ago about a friend of mine whose terminal prostate cancer has been turned around using alternative treatments. I'm sure he'd be glad to discuss his case with your husband when he returns from Hawaii this week. He told me that his PSA score was over 4,000 when he started alternative treatment and is now 1. If you would like to contact him or have more information regarding the treatments please send me a private message and I will give you an E mail address.HERE IS HIS STORY... "I am posting this story because it truly appears to be a miraculous result of a few weeks of non traditional treatments for terminal prostate cancer, a shift in intention and/or perhaps even Divine Intervention. A friend of mine was told in early December 2006 by oncologists that he would not survive to see Christmas. His wife who is a nurse, saw all of his scans and tests and understood she could soon be arranging for palliative care and making funeral arrangements. His cancer had spread throughout his body into most organs and bones and his lungs were so full he could hardly draw a breath. He was given steroids for pain control. After a few days of despair he decided to go ice fishing which is one of his great passions and something happened to change his mind set and he decided to fight. He made arrangements to take natural treatments at a complementary medical clinic nearby. He had about 12 weeks of weekly Intravenous Vitamin C/ Lipoic Acid infusions along with a 21 day course of daily injections of 714X. He did take one injection of Lupron at the beginning of these treatments. Today he has no symptoms of dis ease. He feels strong and healthy, takes no pain meds, has resumed all daily activities and his scans reflect this amazing change in his health. The oncologists who did his scans for him told him he should just keep up what he is doing. My understanding is that there are no side effects to these treatments other than a possible one to the high dose Vit.C if one has had a previous problem with kidney stones. I hope this message is helpful and hopeful to others and if anyone would like more information please feel free to contact me." Blessings Shemay

On 5/30/2007 Lanell wrote:

My husband has hormone refractory prostate cancer that has spread to his bones. He has had surgery and radiation and he has been on hormone injections over a year and then they added Casodex last July. His PSA has been rising since Feb. In Oct. it was 2.25 and Feb. it had gone to 111.52.  They took him off Casodex at that time but he is still on the injections and is scheduled for another one next week.  From there it has continued to climb.  The test today came back with a score of 2177.38.  His blood counts are low also.  He had two units of blood two weeks ago and will have to have two more tomorrow.  Can someone tell me how high the PSA can really go?  He had decided not to have chemo as long as he was feeling good.  He has been doing ok until he started having problems with his blood count and now he does not feel good and is nauseated a lot.  That makes him afraid to start chemo too because he hates fighting the nausea and thinks it will make that worse.  Of course his bones are beginning to ache and hurt too.  We have been told the chemo may help the aching in the bones but will not do much for the cancer itself.

Thanks

Lanell


Hi Shemay, can you please advise the details of alternative treatment that your friend went through that helped his prostate prblems. You mentioned that he had 12 weeks of weekly intravenous vitamin C/Lipoic Acid infusions along with 21 day course of daily injections of 714X. Can you advise what is "714X".  Please advise where can we obtain this therapy. Thank You.
Cindy

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by cindyvip on Sat Jun 12, 2010 06:19 PM

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On May 26, 2010 2:58 AM rjcrossley wrote:

On May 31, 2007 12:00 AM Shemay wrote:

Hello Lanell.......I am going to repost a message that I posted here some time ago about a friend of mine whose terminal prostate cancer has been turned around using alternative treatments. I'm sure he'd be glad to discuss his case with your husband when he returns from Hawaii this week. He told me that his PSA score was over 4,000 when he started alternative treatment and is now 1. If you would like to contact him or have more information regarding the treatments please send me a private message and I will give you an E mail address.HERE "" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://address.HERE " target="_blank" rel="nofollow">address.HERE IS HIS STORY... "I am posting this story because it truly appears to be a miraculous result of a few weeks of non traditional treatments for terminal prostate cancer, a shift in intention and/or perhaps even Divine Intervention. A friend of mine was told in early December 2006 by oncologists that he would not survive to see Christmas. His wife who is a nurse, saw all of his scans and tests and understood she could soon be arranging for palliative care and making funeral arrangements. His cancer had spread throughout his body into most organs and bones and his lungs were so full he could hardly draw a breath. He was given steroids for pain control. After a few days of despair he decided to go ice fishing which is one of his great passions and something happened to change his mind set and he decided to fight. He made arrangements to take natural treatments at a complementary medical clinic nearby. He had about 12 weeks of weekly Intravenous Vitamin C/ Lipoic Acid infusions along with a 21 day course of daily injections of 714X. He did take one injection of Lupron at the beginning of these treatments. Today he has no symptoms of dis ease. He feels strong and healthy, takes no pain meds, has resumed all daily activities and his scans reflect this amazing change in his health. The oncologists who did his scans for him told him he should just keep up what he is doing. My understanding is that there are no side effects to these treatments other than a possible one to the high dose Vit.C if one has had a previous problem with kidney stones. I hope this message is helpful and hopeful to others and if anyone would like more information please feel free to contact me." Blessings Shemay

On 5/30/2007 Lanell wrote:

My husband has hormone refractory prostate cancer that has spread to his bones. He has had surgery and radiation and he has been on hormone injections over a year and then they added Casodex last July. His PSA has been rising since Feb. In Oct. it was 2.25 and Feb. it had gone to 111.52.  They took him off Casodex at that time but he is still on the injections and is scheduled for another one next week.  From there it has continued to climb.  The test today came back with a score of 2177.38.  His blood counts are low also.  He had two units of blood two weeks ago and will have to have two more tomorrow.  Can someone tell me how high the PSA can really go?  He had decided not to have chemo as long as he was feeling good.  He has been doing ok until he started having problems with his blood count and now he does not feel good and is nauseated a lot.  That makes him afraid to start chemo too because he hates fighting the nausea and thinks it will make that worse.  Of course his bones are beginning to ache and hurt too.  We have been told the chemo may help the aching in the bones but will not do much for the cancer itself.

Thanks

Lanell


Hi shemay, and Hello Lanell, Shemay right  this works, As Im on alternatives to been on them three years now  I dont know if you have notice the amount of these amazing results with these alternative treatments when there administered properly. but there real My Psa was high  it now below one and has been that way for a while now Ray Randall 

Hi Ray

Can you please share with me the details of the alternative treatment that you have undergone. My father in law has his prostate removed 10 years ago due to a mild form of prostate cancer.  His PSA levels dropped after the removal but now after 10 years, his PSA levels are creeping up. His latest PSA reading is 26 and he is concerned that that the cancer might re-surface and will be undergoing a bone scan as well to check. We would appreciate if you could share with us the actual therapy you went thru and where we can obtain this therapy. Thank you.

Cindy

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by aquaxo on Tue Jun 29, 2010 03:41 AM

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On May 26, 2010 2:58 AM rjcrossley wrote:

On May 31, 2007 12:00 AM Shemay wrote:

Hello Lanell.......I am going to repost a message that I posted here some time ago about a friend of mine whose terminal prostate cancer has been turned around using alternative treatments. I'm sure he'd be glad to discuss his case with your husband when he returns from Hawaii this week. He told me that his PSA score was over 4,000 when he started alternative treatment and is now 1. If you would like to contact him or have more information regarding the treatments please send me a private message and I will give you an E mail address.HERE "" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://address.HERE " target="_blank" rel="nofollow">address.HERE IS HIS STORY... "I am posting this story because it truly appears to be a miraculous result of a few weeks of non traditional treatments for terminal prostate cancer, a shift in intention and/or perhaps even Divine Intervention. A friend of mine was told in early December 2006 by oncologists that he would not survive to see Christmas. His wife who is a nurse, saw all of his scans and tests and understood she could soon be arranging for palliative care and making funeral arrangements. His cancer had spread throughout his body into most organs and bones and his lungs were so full he could hardly draw a breath. He was given steroids for pain control. After a few days of despair he decided to go ice fishing which is one of his great passions and something happened to change his mind set and he decided to fight. He made arrangements to take natural treatments at a complementary medical clinic nearby. He had about 12 weeks of weekly Intravenous Vitamin C/ Lipoic Acid infusions along with a 21 day course of daily injections of 714X. He did take one injection of Lupron at the beginning of these treatments. Today he has no symptoms of dis ease. He feels strong and healthy, takes no pain meds, has resumed all daily activities and his scans reflect this amazing change in his health. The oncologists who did his scans for him told him he should just keep up what he is doing. My understanding is that there are no side effects to these treatments other than a possible one to the high dose Vit.C if one has had a previous problem with kidney stones. I hope this message is helpful and hopeful to others and if anyone would like more information please feel free to contact me." Blessings Shemay

On 5/30/2007 Lanell wrote:

My husband has hormone refractory prostate cancer that has spread to his bones. He has had surgery and radiation and he has been on hormone injections over a year and then they added Casodex last July. His PSA has been rising since Feb. In Oct. it was 2.25 and Feb. it had gone to 111.52.  They took him off Casodex at that time but he is still on the injections and is scheduled for another one next week.  From there it has continued to climb.  The test today came back with a score of 2177.38.  His blood counts are low also.  He had two units of blood two weeks ago and will have to have two more tomorrow.  Can someone tell me how high the PSA can really go?  He had decided not to have chemo as long as he was feeling good.  He has been doing ok until he started having problems with his blood count and now he does not feel good and is nauseated a lot.  That makes him afraid to start chemo too because he hates fighting the nausea and thinks it will make that worse.  Of course his bones are beginning to ache and hurt too.  We have been told the chemo may help the aching in the bones but will not do much for the cancer itself.

Thanks

Lanell


Hi shemay, and Hello Lanell, Shemay right  this works, As Im on alternatives to been on them three years now  I dont know if you have notice the amount of these amazing results with these alternative treatments when there administered properly. but there real My Psa was high  it now below one and has been that way for a while now Ray Randall 

Hi Randall,

I am hopeful to hear that alternative medicine is lowering your PSA levels.   My Dad has been diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer since 2007 and his PSA level has been steadily rising since.  It is now over 5000!    It seems that none of the medication, radiation therapies, or Chinese herbs are helping to control his PSA levels.  Now, his oncologist is saying that he doesn't have much time left and we should prepare for pallative care.    My Dad is in some pain as the cancer has spread to his bones but he is able to move about after taking codine.   I am getting nervous about what may come and am desperate for a new solution.

What are alternative medicine is working for you?    You mentioned "amazing results ... when there administered properly".    What do you mean by administered properly?

Did you change your diet as well?

All the best to you,

Joyce

 

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by qureshicancer on Tue Sep 28, 2010 06:02 AM

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Hi Shemay, I was recently diagnosed with breast cancer, I am now following my doctor advise on the normal procedure of lumpectomy and then report on whether to go for radio or chemo. Then I was approached by a Dr who runs a natural treatment clinic for cancer patient. I was advised on the daily injections of 714X for 21 days course and then Mega dose of vitamin c infusion. I read that your husband had gone through it successfully. Can anyone please reply me if you too had this treatment?

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by John_2 on Wed Oct 06, 2010 02:56 AM

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Hello Shelia,

My name is John.  I have been dealing with prostate cancer for 10 years on and off of Lupron.  I just saw tonight the information Shemay shared about her friend with a PSA of 4000.  I have sent her a message for this man's e-mail.  If you have it, could you pass it on to me?  How is your husband doing?  Has he started this Vit C/Lipoic infusion?

God Bless,

John

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