Advanced Prostate Cancer with Bone Metastases!
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These may include X-ray, CT-scan, and MRI-scan. These tests may be required before and after the bone scan. Both X-ray and CT-scan tests use X-ray to create a clearly picture of a specific site /organ of the body. And for MRI-scan test, it use an appropriately power magnet energy to produce a more detailed image of any site /part of the body.
There are many different types of treatments that can be involved to treat and manage the advanced prostate cancer with bone metastases. These may include surgery, radiotherapy & brachytherapy, hormone therapy, chemotherapy, pain relief, and biphosphonates (a kind of procedure to protect the strength of bone). You can consult more these kinds of treatment with a specialist for more detailed information.
Are there any else you can do? The following are some helpful tips:
- Joint to an appropriate group. If you can share your experience and talk to other individuals who have the same condition – this may be very useful to keep you motivated in treating and managing the disease. Ask your doctor /healthcare provider about the best group you can participate within!
- Manage and control your stress by doing some relaxation techniques (such as meditation therapy and yoga)! Sometimes they are not only useful for relaxation, but also help ease the pain symptoms due to the disease.
- Healthy lifestyle which may include a well-balanced diet and get plenty of rest a day. Follow all instructions from your doctor about what you should eat and what you should avoid.
- Do a moderate exercise! Once the cancer spread into bone, you may have some problems when moving some joints. However, it’s important to have adequate physical activities to promote good overall health. Ask your doctor about what kind of exercise you should do regularly. In many cases, moderate walking is usually one of common choices.
I was diagnosed in 2015 with ps a 40 and Gleeson 9 . I now have a hip and legs pain which may be caused y running but may be something else . The hospital are monitoring my ps a and every 6 months and the lessons was still low around 2 . When should I consult a docgor.