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days between 5 treatments?
JohnB
Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2019 4:22 AM
Joined: 12/3/2018
Posts: 17


Finally starting 5 treatments after 2 week delay for holidays at UPMC in PA. My days are Tues, Thur, Mon, Wed, Fri. Does the 3 day break between treatments 2 and 3 instead of 2 days matter or am I concerned about nothing?
JB
JAV
Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2019 7:37 AM
Joined: 10/29/2010
Posts: 801


No problem, IMO. You will still be getting hypofractionization during each treatment and the same total dose. I had the same schedule, BTW. Jim V.

Treated with CK 4-2011.  Gleason of 3+4 , PSA 3.7 , two cores positive, 5% & 12%
 PSA on 7-13 0.3  PSA on 11-13 0.3 PSA on 5-14   0.3  
PSA on 7-14   0.2 PSA on 11-14  0.2 PSA on 3-15 0.2
PSA on 7-15, 0.2 PSA on 7-17 0.1 PSA on 1-18 0.13
JohnB
Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2019 8:10 AM
Joined: 12/3/2018
Posts: 17


Thanks again Jim

JB
 

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