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Life expectancy after prostate cancer

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
Urology 25 years experience
Advanced Cancer: Once prostate cancer has spread to the bones, the prognosis becomes poorer. Treatment revolves around suppressing growth by decreasing testosterone. ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
Medical Oncology 24 years experience
Prostate cancer: Prostate cancer with bone metastasis with current therapies available most patients can survive 2 to 3 years on an average. Some of them can go on to ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 44 years experience
Treatable: prostate cancer remains very treatable when confined to soft tissue. once it metastasizes to bone, it is painful and harder to control. if not in bone... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Faridi
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Can be years: These patients can survive years, depending on if they don't have other organ involvement also if they are responsive to hormone treatment.
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
30 years experience
Cancer: Very likely based on the lung cancer type. The prostate cancer infrequently will affect life expectancy in this case.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Radical Remission: is the name of a book by Kelly Turner. She investigated the cases of people who had dire prognoses and yet lived long beyond them. It might be worth... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Sad to hear about your father's problem. As Yogi Berra once said: it is hard to make predictions. Especially about the future. In medicine it is the ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 48 years experience
Early detection: Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in males, except skin cancer. Early detection is the best way of curing the disease. This is best discusse... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
Urology 53 years experience
30%: With prostate cancer that has spread to lymph nodes,bones or other organs the 5 year survival rate is about 30%.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
No relation to Cance: Prostate Cancer has nothing to do with masturbation. This is one thing, you do not have to be concerned about.