Stage3b Prostrate cancer

Posted by numnuts @numnuts, Jun 3, 2020

In November of last year I was diagnosed with stage3b prostrate cancer. At that time I was told that the cancer was contained and that it had not spread. Now, six months later I’m told that I now have stage 4 prostrate cancer. Shouldn’t radiation and/or hormone treatments have been advised at that time?

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2 years ago i was diagnosed with stage 1 prostate cancer by my urologist. He wanted to operate immediately because that is what he does, surgery. I got a second opinion at Moffitt Cancer Center. I had Stage 3b with a Gleason score of 7 (4+3). Glad I got second opinion at a cancer center.

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@dmadi61

2 years ago i was diagnosed with stage 1 prostate cancer by my urologist. He wanted to operate immediately because that is what he does, surgery. I got a second opinion at Moffitt Cancer Center. I had Stage 3b with a Gleason score of 7 (4+3). Glad I got second opinion at a cancer center.

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How are you doing? What treatment did you receive for it. I also have your grade and score. Thank you.

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@darlynn

How are you doing? What treatment did you receive for it. I also have your grade and score. Thank you.

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Hi Darlynn, welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. Are you in the process of making treatment decisions or have you decided what treatment to have?

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