Hi, diagnosed with prostate cancer that has spread to the hip and lower back. I was put on Lupron for about six months, without affecting my PSA level at all. In fact my PSA level increased. My doctor now has put me on a six month treatment of Xofigo along with starting Xtandi. My first treatment of Xofigo went well, other than side effects (vomiting, nausea, diarrhea). I must admit that my bone pain that I have been suffering at night has really started to subside. Now comes the job of lowering my PSA levels. Tried Zytiga for a week until DR. pulled me off due to blood work showing adverse reaction to Zytiga. So now I'm about to start on Xtandi once I get the blessings from my insurance company. I'm about to start my second treatment of Xofigo next week. I will update my progress on this site as things change. It is sure a nice feeling typing this message. God Bless... Louis
Today was good news from my Dr. After my first infusion of Xofigo my PSA has dropped from 754 down to 135 in one month. And that is not including not starting on Xtandi yet. Feel good!!! Will continue my progress here as things change. God bless..... Louis
Hi, just finished my second treatment of Xofigo with reduced side effects. Feeling good, won't have my blood work done again for another 2 to 3 weeks including PSA level. Will continue to update my status here as things change. GOD Bless...Louis
Hi, just finished my 3rd treatment of Xofigo. My PSA has increased by 50 since my last entry.
Still a lot lower than 785 two months ago. Not sure about getting started on Xtandi since I have read a lot of dangerous side effects. Will continue to update as things change.... GOD Bless.
Hi, just finished my fourth treatment of Xofigo. My PSA level is starting to go up now at 235.
Starting on Xtandi, still on Lupron and Xgeva for bone strength. No bone pain compared to prior to starting on Xofigo. Will continue to update as things change. GOD Bless..... Louis
Hi, just finished my 5th treatment of Xofigo. PSA is now at 300. Starting on XTANDI tomorrow. No bone pain at all. Concerned about my PSA level as it is now double what it was at first diagnosis. I have one more treatment of Xofigo to go. Don't know where this is going. Holding my weight and still working at the age of 59. Will update next month. GOD bless.........Louis
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