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  1. Vince

    Elevated Body Mass Index Is Associated with Improved Overall Survival in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer.

    Elevated Body Mass Index Is Associated with Improved Overall Survival in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Patients Undergoing Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen-Directed Radioligand Therapy. June 13, 2023 In patients with prostate cancer scheduled for systemic treatment, being overweight is...
  2. O

    My Experience with Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer

    I was recently treated for prostate cancer at UCLA with a radiation therapy called brachytherapy. Nelson suggested I post a description of my experience for the benefit of this forum. By way of background, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer (Gleason 3+4) three years ago, at age 65. I went on...
  3. N

    Superdosing and Prostate Cancer

    I am a 68-year old bodybuilder who was recently diagnosed with a high PSA reading (7), doubled from last year (3.1). The reading was taken after I was using 350mg of Test per week for 16 weeks, which is much higher than my doctor's prescription of 100-150/week. I did this without the doctor's...
  4. Vince

    2 Year Cancerversary

    I read this today and thought it was good! Hey all, This month marks two years since my diagnosis of stage four cancer. I’ve been trying to come up with ways to commemorate my cancerversary. I have a few ideas, but I thought I would go to the HU brain trust for some more innovative options...
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    The ‘abortion pill’ may treat dozens of diseases

    Apart from its two FDA-approved uses, mifepristone is also being investigated in clinical trials for breast cancer, brain cancer, prostate cancer, alcoholism, post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, among other conditions. Dr. Rita Nanda, the director of breast oncology at the...
  6. madman

    When is cancer not a cancer? The prostate cancer debate.

    According to the National Cancer Institute, cancer is a “term for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and can invade nearby tissues. Cancer cells can also spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph systems”. While prostate cancer generally fits these...
  7. J

    Nandrolone For Joint Pain but...

    Now that many urologist are now getting comfortable with prescribing testosterone replacement doses to patients with very low grade untreated prostate cancer aka Gleason 6. Will they prescribe Nandrolone to the same patient for joint pain? I’m currently considering speaking to a urologist about...
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    IGF-1 and Free T Increase Prostate Cance Risk

    From an article on the study: Risk was estimated using multivariable-adjusted Cox regression in 199,698 male UK Biobank participants. 2-sample Mendelian randomization (MR) analysis of IGF-I and risk used genetic instruments identified from UK Biobank men and genetic outcome data from the...
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    Testosterone and Prostate Cancer

    Hi guys, Great to join up to to this forum, and I was very pleased to see the founder Nelson is ahead of the curve with T and PCa. My Father has had PCa for over 20 years so it's a subject I am entirely versed on. I'm friends also with Professor Edward Friedman. If any of you guys are not...
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    Don't know where else to turn

    I have been following Nelson and Excelmale for many years and purchased his book about Testosterone a few years back. I really don't know who else to ask about this. I have been on test cyp 200mg/ml doing a once a week 1 ml deep thigh injection for about 8 years. I used to test out around 1100...
  11. J

    TRT Reduces Recurrence After Prostatectomy

    More evidence that TRT is safe for men after surgery for prostate cancer in this study: "850 patients underwent radical prostatectomy by a single surgeon. All patients had preoperative testosterone and sex hormone binding globulin levels drawn; free testosterone was calculated prospectively.152...
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    Testosterone Therapy and Prostate Cancer

    The study described in this article found a lower risk of prostate cancer in men on testosterone therapy. "We conducted a study assess whether testosterone therapy (TT) alters prostate cancer risk using a large US commercial insurance research database. From the HealthCore Integrated Research...
  13. Nelson Vergel

    Excellent article: Prostate Cancer and the Waiting Game

    Prostate Cancer and the Waiting Game Active surveillance isn't just about avoiding surgery -- it's also buying time
  14. Blackhawk

    Horses or Zebras? When cancer in the prostate isn't prostate cancer

    This is an uncommon circumstance, but I think it is worth posting. I've been on a miserable journey. It was a 1 1/2 to 2 year PSA roller coaster peaking at 9.5. Free PSA was never alarming, always low risk no higher than 10%. Select MDX was negative. Accompanied by prostatitis and hyperplasia...
  15. Blackhawk

    Excellent summary: More up to date prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment issues

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    Lowered PSA, 2.99 to 0.92, in Three Months

    As noted in other posts, my PSA leaped dramatically in a little over a year, 1.00 to 2.99. Though still below the magic number of 4.00, the velocity puzzled me and alarmed my doctors. My urologist in Toronto was using words and phrases like “biopsy,” and “suspending your TRT protocol for a...
  17. Nelson Vergel

    Testosterone Treatment After Radical Prostate Removal

    EAU 2019: Case Based Debate: Hypogonadal Prostate Cancer Patient Following Treatment with Curative Intent: Pro versus Con Barcelona, Spain ( In this debate, Drs. Mulhall and Tombal debated the safety of testosterone replacement therapy in a prostate cancer patient. The index...
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    SelectMDX Prostate Cancer Screening Rather Than Biopsy

    A “puzzling” velocity rise in my PSA over the last 15 months prompted my urologist to utter the word, “biopsy.” I responded, “SelectMDX,” the reasonably new, non-invasive urine test that tracks two bio-markers and can rule out prostrate cancer with an extremely high degree of certainty. We...
  19. Nelson Vergel

    Does TRT Cause Prostate Cancer? Can Men Treated for Prostate Cancer Use TRT?
  20. madman

    Long-term treatment with testosterone undecanoate injections in men with low T improves ED and reduces mortality

    Long-term treatment with testosterone undecanoate injections in men with hypogonadism improves ED and reduces risk of major adverse cardiovascular events, prostate cancer, and mortality Farid Saad, Monica Caliber, Gheorghe Doros, Karim Sultan Haider & Ahmad Haider ABSTRACT Objective: The...
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    Dr. Peter Attia interviews Ted Schaeffer, M.D., Ph.D...prostate cancer

    Ted Schaeffer, M.D., Ph.D.: How to catch, treat, and survive prostate cancer (EP.39)
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    Almost 5 years with advanced prostate cancer, and the negative effects of hormone therapy and no testosterone

    Hi all, I am a GWM, 59, who has been poz for 33 years. Almost 5 years ago I was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer (metastasized to the bones, such as shoulders, spine, rib cage). My PSA had gone from 3 to 43 in a year and a half, and I had been ignoring signs like: difficulty ejaculating...
  23. Nelson Vergel

    How to catch, treat, and survive prostate cancer

    Ted Schaeffer, M.D., Ph.D.: How to catch, treat, and survive prostate cancer (EP.39) "With our algorithm. . .you can reduce biopsies by about one third, reduce detection of low-grade cancer by about one third, and you actually don't compromise the detection of higher grade disease. . .we have...
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    Dr. Peter Attia interviews Ted Schaeffer, M.D., Ph.D.: How to catch, treat, and survive prostate cancer (EP.39)

    Ted Schaeffer, M.D., Ph.D.: How to catch, treat, and survive prostate cancer (EP.39)
  25. J

    If you were diagnosed with prostate cancer...

    who would you trust for treatment? Is there a particular doctor or medical group, university, that is on the cutting edge? I do not have prostate cancer, but I want my ducks in a row. My FNP suggested Loma Linda University in Ca. He said they have photon radiation which "eliminates it" (his...
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    Sex steroids in serum and prostatic tissue of human cancerous prostate (STERKPROSER trial)

    Gentlemen, I thought that this was interesting Currently, there is no consensus regarding the expected concentration levels of intra-prostatic sex steroids in patients with Prostate Cancer (PCa). Our objective was to assess the concentration levels of sex steroids in prostatic tissue and...
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    Whole Grain and Dietary Fiber Intake and Risk of Prostate Cancer

    can anyone access this study?
  28. Gianluca

    Eggs and prostate cancer

    I just bumped into this article from life extension where there is a link to a study where it showed consuming 2.5 eggs per day increase chance of lethal prostate cancer by 81%, and decide to share with the community, that surprised me Dietary Approaches for the Prevention and Treatment of...
  29. J

    Prostate cancer and testosterone

    When a man gets prostate cancer, his testosterone is usually brought down to zero before radiation and/or chemo are implemented. Are there any prostate cancer treatments that don't include dropping testosterone levels to zero?
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    Pristate health

    Men should ejaculate 21 times a month to protect against prostate cancer, study suggests
  31. Nelson Vergel

    High Anxiety with Active Surveillance in Prostate Cancer?

    "I'll never forget that phone call in December 2010. The doctor's name flashed on caller ID. I knew the verdict was in on my prostate biopsy. I held my breath as the urologist told me I had cancer. I had done some homework but nothing prepared me for that call on a Friday evening. There's no way...
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