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Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
12/24/2013 7:21:37 PM

Reviewer: Dolittle, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
PSA 25, Gleeson 7 Had 6 month shot one month before starting radiation. PSA after 42 treatments 0.14- PSA one month later and before 2nd 6 month shot 0.12 today. It did seem to turn me into a somewhat grumpy moss covered rock with no patience, stamina, some hot flashes and seems like dozens of other side effects but it was evened out by lack of interest and memory about bad things that faded qui ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
12/12/2013 5:41:35 PM

Reviewer: bowwowman, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Night sweat's tired all the time and bad shortness of breath

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
11/5/2013 2:50:53 AM

Reviewer: Rwhtman, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Impotence,increased bone pain ,extreme mood swings, Night swets,along with sleeplessness only positive is my Psa is lower after 2nd treatment.

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
10/5/2013 1:13:18 AM

Reviewer: Lawman004, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I too am having severe muscle pain and joints pain such as the finger joints. I am tired all the time but I keep moving, and I do not stop throughout the day. I hate getting out of bed because my body is so sore and painful stiffness has set in the joints. I just had my second four month shot, and I have unwelcome hot flashes and just currently experiencing some GI issues. I was always very sexual ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
9/13/2013 11:38:17 PM

Reviewer: Michael, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The hot flashes are a serious nuisance, but better than the alternative of no treatment.

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