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... metastases" that were too small to be picked up by the bone scan ProstaScint. That could be the case for you too, which could explain that unusually high PSA soon after surgery, despite the negative scans. ... (3 replies)
... radical prostate surgery Aug 5 08, on Oct 23 08 PSA was at 16, Doc thought lab made a mistake, did another PSA on Nov 5 08 and PSA was at 18. In Nov 08 had Bone Scan that was negative for metastisizing, also had Prostascint scan that could not find any cells. After surgery it was determined that I was actually at Gleason 9. ... (3 replies)
... what if prostascint scan could not find cancer cells (3 replies)

... My fil had a prostascint scan done a couple of weeks ago. ... (0 replies)
... have tripped an alarm and you need to investigate this warning. A MRI will be useless as it does not differentiate normal tissue from prostate cancer. I had a Prostascint Scan with Fusion which is more effective. Some posters have mentioned other scans. ... (11 replies)
... cancer, 80 percent involvement with seminal vesicle invasion. Clear bone and lymph nodes via MRI, CT Scan and Prostascint scan. ... (13 replies)
... I think that they do a Prostascint Scan if they have any doubts as to whether the patient can be successfully treated. I had the scan 8 years after a failed Radical Prostatectomy so there was some doubt to my suitability for further treatment. ... (27 replies)
... A bone scan will not detect metastases in soft tissue and I believe that a MRI would only be able to detect large tumours. ... (27 replies)
... vesicles. I wonder what margins were covered by the radiation therapy and if the regional lymphs nodes were treated. Did your husband have any scans such as a Prostascint Scan with Fusion which may indicate the spread of prostate cancer particularly lymph node involvement? ... (27 replies)
... drugs long enough so that there was enough PSA for a Feraheme USPIO MRI scan to work but not so much that I had to worry about the cancer growing too much. ... (8 replies)
... ter. I see nothing in your posting that would disqualify Tim from Proton Beam Therapy. Each patient is different and they create at treatment plan for each. A Prostascint Scan with Fusion would be useful in checking the lymph nodes. If there is lymph node involvement they would probably use a combination of Proton and Photon. ... (2 replies)
... Thank you Baptista and Rhonda for your reply. I had a prostascint scan the other day and Thursday I go to see the doc. His name is Dr. ... (50 replies)
... Many thanks for your help. Hayjay. (3 replies)
... There are a series of traditional tests to check for metastasis that can be used in a similar case as yours. CT scan can verify for localized spread and Bone scintigraphy scan can check for distant metastasis in bone. ... (3 replies)
... already and some of us used it to diagnose possible metastases but it was not very reliable at the time. This period is also the time when PET scan got a major attention to its capabilities in the diagnosis of prostate cancer. ... (3 replies)
... contrast agent, was highly sensitive and highly specific for picking up cancer in lymph nodes. A very similar and apparently equally effective scan is now available in Orlando, in the US, and resercher physicians are laying the foundation for widespread availability of the scan. ... (8 replies)
... ure which specific tests you are referring to, but I suspect the doctors are just not that familiar with the tests you are inquiring about. If one is the Fusion ProstaScint scan, many doctors for years dismissed it because of an alledged high "false postitive rate. ... (31 replies)
Mri-s
Mar 31, 2011
... Prostascint Scan is prostate specific, not whole-body. Greenville's St. Francis Hospital (downtown) and, afaik, Greenville Memorial Hospital both have the necessary machines for this decidedly uncomfortable procedure. Mitch in SC (6 replies)
... If you are diagnosed with prostate cancer you may get a Prostascint Scan with Fusion before treatment. ... (6 replies)
... It's really tough waiting for your appointment, getting through the scans, and then waiting for the results. Hopefully the scan is clean and then you have several different options. ... (52 replies)


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