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Hi, I'm Jack L T.
My brother was prescribed Creon, yes its very costly, 90day supply cost 376.00 after insurance. but, it helps with digestion lots. he's 73 yr old and was diagnosed Dec 2020 with pancreatic cancer t...
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  • Wed Mar 17, 2021 · Like1
Hi, I'm Betti
Have you asked your doctor(s) what the number means? That's where I would start.
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  • Tue Mar 16, 2021 · Like1
Hi, I'm Betti
I'm not a doctor. I did work in healthcare so will try and break it down for you to the best of my ability. Lymphocytes are white blood cells that help fight infection in one's body and penia wou...
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  • Thu Mar 11, 2021 · Like1
Hi, I'm Matt
How did you do on the Casodex? I had seed implant in 2009 that was doing well until PSA rise in 2020. Oncologist talked about Casodex as an option IF PSA did not lower after antibiotics.
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  • Sun Mar 7, 2021 · Like1
Hi, I'm Matt
What were your results? I wish Proton was available in my area back in 2009 when I made my choice on treatment methods. I went with seeds at the time.
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  • Sun Mar 7, 2021 · Like2
Hi, I'm Matt
I hope you are doing well now. Did you get the seeds or something else?
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  • Sun Mar 7, 2021 · Like1
Hi I'm Josie.
I went down to 7.7 and they put me on Prednisone 60 mg for 2 months then they gave me a pint of blood. I was doing good on the prednisone.I went back and my blood test came up to a 10.then I went ...
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  • Thu Mar 4, 2021 · Like2
Hi, I'm Betti
Perhaps you had picked up a "bug" of some sort? I'm glad you haven't had any further issues.
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  • Mon Feb 22, 2021 ·
Hi, I'm RICHARD Q M.
I was diagnosed with Myelodysplastic syndrome (CMML-1) Because of my age (78 male), I am not a candidate for a transplant. The average life expectancy given is 8 months. Many other factors enter th...
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  • Mon Feb 22, 2021 ·
Hi, I'm Marsha
Hi Dennis. I, too, was just diagnosed two weeks ago with non-small cell lung cancer. The most difficult thing for me, so far, is acknowledging to myself that I have cancer. (BTW, my name is Mars...
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  • Fri Feb 19, 2021 · Like3

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