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... Thank you Dale for the encouraging words. It means a lot through these troubling times. By the way, after taking another PSA test when I visited my urologist this week, it jumped to 7. ... (5 replies)
... Infinity, I agree the anxiety can feel worse than the disease. However, the disease can have an unpleasant outcome. You are way ahead of many men wondering about their prostate's health. Lots of monitoring. You must more attentive doctor than some of us. ... ... (5 replies)
... I am 65 and have been on this board for a number of years and have learned quite a bit. Up until recently, I have had my PSA and the understanding of it under control. My recent readings have changed all that. ... (5 replies)

... Sorry to hear about your recent news but, given the presence of cancer, your news is actually pretty good. You didn't give your age. That would be helpful. ... (6 replies)
... During a turp operation in February 2011 the doctor took 13 biopsies, one of which turned out to be malignant. On the advice of an Oncologist I adopted a wait and watch plan. The 2011 PSA in May was 2.4, August 3.4, November 4.8. February 2012 my PSA was 4.7, April 4.9, August 7. ... (1 replies)
... I refer to the size of your knowledge base and hope dimensions. ... (13 replies)
... along with the total PSA of 3. ... (13 replies)
... useful. You already seem to be educating yourself. That is important with PCa history in your family. It was going to probably give you a challenge regardless of what you did or ate. I would say you face a more optimistic future than your dad did when he confronted the disease...much better treatments these days. ... (6 replies)
Biopsy Results
Nov 11, 2014
... I was worried about the PSAf a year ago and then recently that mixed up, too... a little encouraged by the move to 16...that, I guess, is still kind of worrisome. You and your doctor are monitoring the situation closely. Many patients would not worry much about 3s and 4s. ... (3 replies)
Biopsy Results
Nov 10, 2014
... Need to go for bone and cat scans, never thought it would be necessary with psa 4.3, i am in shock that they are looking for spread. ... (3 replies)
... ying to share in an optimistic look at the upcoming days. I was betting...out loud....that if you have cancer ...having had such low likely to be a 6 or a 7...not an 8 or a 9. I like with the PSA and the PSA free they give precise numbers. ... (13 replies)
... Hi, It is much easier go grab on to some of the negatives you mentioned. I expect you will have more difficulty keeping a firm grip on the positive. ... (13 replies)
... A PSA of 4.4 is just on the high side of normal, although it depends somewhat on age. A free PSA of 14.5 is in a "gray" area. If the PSA stays in this range after the Cipro, the doctor may want to do a biopsy. ... (9 replies)
... I'm with James. My PSA was 4. ... (4 replies)
... term or for the rest of their lives. Based on the key but limited information you have posted, at this point you are potentially eligible. ... (8 replies)
... I'm sorry you got one of the short straws, but there is a lot that can be done these days for someone in your situation! ... (3 replies)
... another rule is to multiply the gland size by .1, which equals a PSA of 1.6 for you. Obviously, benign growth does not account for much of the PSA. ... (10 replies)
... First of all, I am sorry to hear of your husband's diagnosis. I know it is quite a shock. But I am confident he will be ok. I am not speaking as a doctor but as someone who had a similar diagnosis. ... (70 replies)
... I'm reading this after Tom already replied with some important information. I'll add to that, interspersed in an excerpt of your post, in green below. ... (27 replies)

Associated Tags: elevated psa, prostascint, prostate cancer, prostate-specific antigen (psa)

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