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... An infection or inflammation can drive PSA into the 50s, though my layman's impression is that that is not usual. ... (6 replies)
... baseline PSA 113. ... (1 replies)
... Congratulations on your low PCA3 score and your 2 negative biopsies. ... (13 replies)

... I think the basic reason the doctors are concerned is that your total PSA is higher than normal, although it's good that the DRE is negative. ... (17 replies)
... I'm thinking with your doctor that you probably took the PSA too soon, but that level of 0.428 after 4 weeks and a starting point probably between 2.4 and 0.43 is puzzling. ... (13 replies)
... Hi, my PSA's are lower than yours and I got 1 biopsy core tested positive for cancer. I am currently doing the watchful waiting thing and on 3 month PSA tests. What the Doc is looking for is consecutive increases in the PSA levels. ... (26 replies)
... As mentioned before, it is common for the Gleason to go up when the prostate is removed and can be sliced and diced rather than biopsied. ... (13 replies)
Any Thoughts
Sep 10, 2017
... First, the Gleason score is really important, and not all pathologists are skilled in interpreting the pathology slides from the biopsy. ... (17 replies)
... my PSA was found to be 5.1 and the dr. felt a hard spot on my prostate with a DRE. ... (37 replies)
... Keep copies of everything, including path report, prostate size and PSA history. ... (2 replies)
... am quite lightweight though and have been all my life. Osteoporosis is also in my family and my 90 year old mother is severely osteoporotic. As hormone therapy can reduce bone mass this is concerning. ... (13 replies)
... which as you can imagine would be of alarm. On the other hand, if your doctor knew or understood the affect of Procepia on PSA, then he or she could counsel accordingly. ... (11 replies)
When to start ADT?
Mar 22, 2012
... The PSA curve is erratic after radiation. Usually it increases firstly due to localized inflammation and then it starts to go down until its nadir. It may take two years to reach such low level. ... (19 replies)
... in a system that is geared for routine outcomes instead of what is truly required. It helps when you've had some success with your case, adding credibility that can withstand the naysaying of negative doctors. You and Irv are already seeing solid signs of success. ... (26 replies)
... he "Invasion" book, unless you know for a fact that your biopsy was interpreted by a prostate cancer specialist rather than a general pathologist. The number may go up, or it may go down, and treatment options may differ. ... (2 replies)
Biopsy question
May 5, 2011
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Biopsy question
May 5, 2011
... urologist is advising would have been standard advice and may still be the usual approach. However, things have changed since then, and you have some bases you can touch without getting a biopsy, at least right now. ... (3 replies)
... type of hospital, age at diagnosis, PSA at diagnosis, and Gleason score, all separated in columns for 2001, 2002, and 2003, the year each patient was registered in the study. ... (29 replies)
... ver, I was way overdue for a physical exam at age 56 back in 1999, and I had never had a PSA. I was training for racewalking, trying to bring my time for a mile down from around 10 minutes 15 seconds to the 9 minutes 30 seconds I had achieved in earlier years. That's really fast for my age. ... (11 replies)

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