Options when immunotherapy not available

Posted by msuffole @msuffole, Apr 24 10:48am

My husband currently is undergoing 10 sessions of chemotherapy, for aggressive metastasis PC, after various treatments for PC for 10 years. One infusion drug to follow, every 6 weeks. What happens next? Any other options? He does trust his doctor, whose concern at start of chemo was to get PSA as low as possible (currently 28, after 4 sessions). Immunotherapy is not an option for him. Should he search for a clinical trial? Otherwise in good health, age 65. Thank you.

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Was radiation not an option? Did he see a radiation oncologist?


@msuffole, there are several options for metastatic prostate cancer. See this list from Mayo Clinic:
– Stage 4 prostate cancer: Treatments https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stage-4-prostate-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377972

If you would like to discussion clinical trials options at Mayo Clinic, here is some information:
Visit Mayo Clinic Clinic Trials https://www.mayo.edu/research/clinical-trials
You can also call our team who can answer questions, discuss your needs and help locate research studies that match your interests.
Phone: 855-776-0015 (toll-free)
Contact form https://www.mayo.edu/research/forms/cancer-clinical-trials

What treatments have been suggested for your husband?

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