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63 prostate cancer on lupron and now cancer in lymphnode in chest would t cell shot help and can I do chemo and radiation together at same time?
Need more info: Is the lymph node in the chest related to the prostate cancer? How is the psa? Anything else positive on the bone scan/ct scan ? Options one can get once the cancer progresses on lupron- including- Provenge vaccines; other androgen blocker, chemotherapy, zytiga, . Radiation will prob not needed for lymph gland in the chest and better not to do it at the same time as chemo. Discuss with your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily: Leuprolide is a common form of lhrh agonist which is used in the treatment of prostate cancer. It reduces the hormone testosterone to low levels, killing much but not all of a patient's cancer. It is used in intermediate and high risk cases along with radiation for curative treatment. It is also used in men with more advanced disease. It depends on the situation but it is an effective tool. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I'm a 58 year old man with prostate cancer , I'm undergoing radiation treatment and lupron ,i get hot flashe?
Side effect: The most common side effect of Lupron is hot flashes. Unfortunately there is not much to do about it. The good news is that Lupron is stopping your prostate cancer from being active. Lupron in addition to radiation has been shown to work better than radiation alone for some patients with prostate cancer. ...Read more
Do the leupron shots that are started before radiation therapy really help the cancer cells (prostate )shrink at all? What is the data with this?
Sort of: Lupron injections do help shrink prostate overall size if given prior to radiotherapy. I think this is a general prostate effect, not just a specific tumor cell effect. It does help minimize side effects related to radiotherapy by shrinking the overall target volume, allowing less tissue to be irradiated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hormone inhibitor: Lupron (aka leuprolide) inhibits the production of testosterone and estrogen from the testes and ovaries, respectively. It is used in the treatment of a number of things including endometriosis, prostate and breast cancer and inappropriately early puberty in kiddos, each of which is made worse by excessive testosterone or estrogen secretion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Endometriosis ...: Depo-lupron monthly or 3-month injections are used for women with endometriosis or chronic pelvic pain, men with prostate cancer, and children with puberty too young. It may be used to shrink uterine fibroids before surgery. Depo-lupron is used in fertility treatment to prevent ovulation in frozen embryo transfer cycles & egg donor recipients, and can be used before ivf in women with endometriosis. ...Read more
Possibly: Erectile dysfunction following prostate cancer surgery is due to multiple factors including damage to nerves, blood vessel dysfunction, etc. Ed can be worsened if hormone ablation is required for recurrent disease also leading to low libido. If you have failed oral therapy, vacuum device, then intracavernosal injection therapy (caverject) may help. See your urologist to discuss further. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is an answer..: Not sure but the risks for each are more or less the same. The incidence of prostate cancer is high in heart disease patients and the incidence of heart disease is high in prostate cancer patients. In my belief, based on oriental medicine, dairy products are the main cause of cancer of the prostate (esp ice cream). Dairy products are the most potent fat raising cholesterol (major heart risk). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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