Long, stressful story short, the Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) didn’t work…
My PSA kept rising–at an alarming rate (doubling every few weeks).
And a PET Scan showed my tumors growing and multiplying.
Not a surprise, really. Not with a Gleason Score of 10.
And so, it was time for the second line of defense: chemotherapy, the kind people think of when they hear the word “chemotherapy”.
By the way, chemotherapy does not replace ADT.
It adds to it.
And so, you get to keep all those awesome side effects that come with the complete loss of testosterone.