Hello following from my past posts my dads had biopsy and is booked in to see someone this coming Tuesday for results and to obviouslt disscuss things further.He received a letter from consultant a few days ago which is a copy of letter to hes Doctor.Im going to type it to you for opinion as all wording to me is like a different language.Hope you can help.But dont sound good.
METASTATIC PROSTATE CANCER
LOWER URINARY TRACT SYMPTOMS
ANDROGEN DEPRIVATION TREATMENT
I wont type it all but enough for you to understand....
I reviewed this man with partner.Hes bine scan dated 8th July has been reported as Metastasis present in the right pubic bone. Left inferior ramus, sacrolilac joint.Hes CT scan abdomen dated 9th July has been reportedpelvic lymphadenopathy,right sided mild hydronephrosis, hydroureter upto ureterovescial junction.Hes serum creatinine dated 21 July is 95 with estimated GFR of 82.
Hes latest PSA dated 21 July is 450.9 which is lower then previous reading of 795 dated 12 th June.Hes just finished a course of Casodex for three weeks and he had first injection of Prostap on 1st July.Since starting hormone treatment his lower urinary tract symptoms have improved.He has been referred to Oncology consultant whom he will see Tuesday 2nd September.He will be seen in four months with flow rate on arrival and postvoid residue,psa,serum creatinine with pissible discharge and further followup under care of Oncology consultant after that.In meantime will continue Prostap every three months.
Well thats it alot i dont under stand and wondered if they will still do hes grading.Im sorry to write all this but thought someone may be able to help.Guess everyone has al different treatments but wonder what else could ve done fkr him.Does it mean theres not much else they can do for him but just try to help prolong life? Thanks for your help