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... f intermittent ADT3 initially with Lupron, Casodex, and finasteride, being around long enough that the medical oncologist who was my key strategist retired, and PSA being monitored with an ultrasensitive test. ... (3 replies)
... Post this his PSA level dropped down to 63.12 during Sep 2010. ... (8 replies)
... That size prostate would explain a PSA of about 1. ... (1 replies)

... every 2 months since then. His PSA levels dropped to as less as 0.1 during March 2011 before it started rising again with a PSA Doubling Time of around 3 months. ... (1 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)
... He says that if a man can maintain a psa level of . ... (0 replies)
... in the year prior to a diagnosis of prostate cancer. They showed that men with a PSA velocity greater than 2.0 had additional risk that was not accounted for by the PSA level itself, the Gleason Score, the stage, or other predictive features. ... (0 replies)
... I'm updating the title of this thread (should have said 4th PSA, but now can't edit that), at least for this post, but I'll keep a lot of the joyful text as I am continuing to do very well. :D I recently got my PSA, DHT, etc. results and had a physical check by my oncologist that went fine. I'll update this in green. Also, thanks for your thoughts, Yanick. Jim (5 replies)
... The stability of the PSA at nearly the same value is an encouraging sign. ... (2 replies)
... and the schedule usually slips to every three or four months when I am "off therapy," meaning off the Lupron and Casodex. The blood tests always cover PSA and usually the normal comprehensive blood battery with complete blood count. I also often get a testosterone test, a DHT test, and a vitamin D test. ... (5 replies)
... sonally do not see a case for wholesale use of these drugs for prevention, but I'm convinced there is a powerful case for using them for targeted patients. Your PSA level, for your age, and unexplained increase would put you in that group, as I see it. However, there is obviously the other view, as expressed by the FDA. ... (22 replies)
... and high risk, depending on your PSA, Gleason score and stage. You have not indicated your stage, but both the PSA level and Gleason score would indicate higher risk. ... (13 replies)
... cancer specific survival also could take a long time. Bone scans have not proven very useful in trials in the past. Reaching a certain PSA level might be practical, but it could take a long time. ... (27 replies)
Sep 9, 2010
... From my understanding the normal PSA level for a man of 50 years of age unaffected by prostate issues is 0.9. ... (9 replies)
... my PSA had stabilized in April at 0.04, a little higher than I was aiming for, but below the key level of 0.05. ... (5 replies)
... and it persuaded my doctor and me that it would not be worthwhile to have another Lupron shot in order to continue to see if my PSA would drop below 0.01 as it had on my previous two cycles. ... (6 replies)
... D This is an especially important milestone, as the experts in hormonal therapy I've been following for the past decade have used the ability to get the PSA below 0. ... (10 replies)
... Hi again Bob, I'm glad you know about Dr. King's study and that the doctor you are considering for CK SBRT has a connection with Stanford. I'll insert some comments in green. (9 replies)
... Hi medved, I hope I can help resolve the confusion caused by negative comments from Dr. Walsh and others. I'll respond in green to key excerpts of your post. To start out, here is what struck you: Yes, there are quite a few. I'll start with one of the original skeptics, whose influential negative words about finasteride had quite an impact: the world renowned... (16 replies)
... If a man's PSA level is at the median value or less for his age group, then the risk for prostate cancer is very low.... ... (2 replies)

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