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... Kcon gave a good description of PSA testing and some reasons why a PSA might not mean cancer. Probably all of those reasons have some meaning for the score of 600 that you are concerned about. ... (3 replies)
... I am posting this on behalf of my husband. 5 months ago he went to our family practitioner for a routine physical and she ordered a PSA level on his blood test along with all of the other regular assays. He was 38 yrs old at the time, with no immediate family history of prostate cancer. ... (5 replies)
... Reston for the panel meetings in 2006 and 2007. Our "International Conference on Prostate Cancer 2006" was also held in Reston. Bet you didn't know it was such a hotbed of prostate cancer activity! ... (21 replies)

... Thanks so very much. You have piqued my interest a great deal and my wife and I are trying to sort out a course of action to get more information. ... (21 replies)
... Thanks Bob for your reply. I am also considering MRI prior to starting meds. After reading many posts on this board, I think MRI is not a bad option either. I think biopsy should be kept as a last option as per one oncologist i know in Chicago. ... (11 replies)
... You've had some helpful replies already, but I'll add a few points in green to an excerpt of your initial post. I'll be second guessing the doctors, but please be aware that I have had no enrolled medical education. ... (5 replies)
... e.g. a first ever PSA of 113, driving down to less than 0. ... (21 replies)
... At the time, the urologist I was going to at Good Sam in West Palm Beach FL was pretty sure it was PCa and sent me see a specialized oncologist. ... (15 replies)
... The PSA is high but many other reasons could cause it to spike. ... (15 replies)
High PSA level 56
Nov 14, 2012
... mediate step for the biopsy. Then you get referred to the cancer specialist for more complete explanation of treatment options and for the treatment itself. I'd go to a big place, the University Hospital would appeal to me, not a single guy. I'd probably change docs also. ... (17 replies)
... One concern in the middle of last month was that my PSA scores would rise so fast that I might have to go back on androgen deprivation therapy rather than wait until I could have the Feraheme USPIO lymph node scan. That result of 11. ... (19 replies)
... The published version of this post may show a string of asterisks where it should say f i n a s t e r i d e. I'm separating the letters so the software glitch does not substitute asterisks here too. ... (7 replies)
... I've heard speculation about PSA as a cause or growth agent before, but I too think this may be the first solid evidence. ... (3 replies)
... PM a couple of days ago. ... (11 replies)
First PSA 15.2
Jan 17, 2011
... I'm curious about those three times, but maybe you will be able to add a fourth! ... (13 replies)
Oct 4, 2010
... was known to cut PSA about in half on its own, and they were striving for comparability with two drug blockade. ... (2 replies)
... Yes, it could still be curable, based on the limited information you now have, but trying for a cure might not be the best strategy. That really depends on both the total clinical picture and on your father's preferences. ... (27 replies)
... We are a good group, but I hope you will not need to formally join us. ... (1 replies)
Hormonal therapy
Aug 12, 2009
... Your making me envious with that moderate duration course of single drug hormonal blockade for twelve or thirteen months and then a PSA that is still just 0. ... (8 replies)
... It's a fine board though none of us are glad we had a reason to join. Like you, I have a challenging case, though I was delighted when no detectable metastases were found on the bone, CT and ProstaScint scans. ... (2 replies)

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