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Hormonal therapy for aggressive prostate cancer: How long is enough?

January 28, 2019
  • By: Charlie Schmidt,


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Derek Keough
February 13, 2019

I live in Ontario Canada. My prostate was removed by robotics in Oct/17.
I have been on Lupron every 3 months since. My PSA Readings fluctuate between 0.08-0.26. Of note, I am also on Celebrex for arthritic knees.
After I had had my PSA tested once, it showed the same.(5.2) My Dr. suggested that I refrain from any antibiotics for a few days and then have it redone.
I did this and to both our surprise, the PSA was down to about 0.08.
It appears to us that antibiotics can reflect a higher PSA.
This is for your information, for what it’s worth.
Thank you.

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