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    My husband just completed 38 treatments of X-ray radiation due to a recurrence of Prostate cancer after 10 yrs. the dr.is having him do a different type called "boost"radiation To the prostate bed for 4 days only.Does anyone know what exactly this is?? Thanks.

    June 28, 2012 view discussion
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      I agree wholeheartedly with your thoughts. My husband was diagnosed at 54,had RP 2001.. Clear until 2009, found again rearing it's head. Now in radiation. And HT, I think it's only a cost cutting measure.

      May 25, 2012 view news story
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        Thank you for our input on SRT. , what is the normal term of this therapy? Do you have to drive long distances to obtain treatment? I ask, because My Husband may be offered this treatment and I would like to know if sitting in a car Increases discomfort. We will be deciding which hospital and doctor to use at this time. Originally, we went to Stanford but we lived closer. Now UCSF is closer. I appreciate any...

        February 12, 2012 view post
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          Thank you for your reply. Hopefully,our appt.at Stanford will provide much needed information. Wishing you well too.

          February 12, 2012 view post
          • Snobrd03 has replied to a post on the message board

            Thank you Gene for your input. We live in California, so my morning is being spent on hospital and doctor research. Our RP was done at Stanford in 2001,however that is over 100 miles from home. Wondering if my husbands future treatments would be best served in SF. Do radiation treatments Cause pain while in a car? Are they just for a short period? So much to consider. I just want him to have the least discomfor...

            February 12, 2012 view post
            • Snobrd03 has created a new message board discussion

              Hi,Everyone It's been 10 yrs since I've been on this site.As my husband has been a symptomatic Since radical surgery 4/2001. PSA negligible until 2009 (.20) 2010 (.40) 1/12. (1.04),headed to Oncologist Monday. Assuming that radiation or hormone therapy indicated. My husband now 67, in great health,strong and fit.except for this. I would like to know how the dr.decides if someone is a candidate for salvage radia...

              February 11, 2012 view discussion
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