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... Some hold the opinion that a slower drop in PSA to nadir is a better prediction of treatment success and a rapid drop can indicate biochemical failure. ... (0 replies)
... I just had my latest PSA post salvage radiation. PSA at start was 1.5. One month into radiation 1.0. End of radiation .47. 3 month post radiation .24. No w 5 months post radiation .20. Tren is good. I was hoping for more but I will not be greedy. ... (1 replies)
... I'm replying to your post in the middle of last month as you haven't had a response to date. ... (8 replies)

... nly registered today. First I am 61 years young. On July 12, 2007 I had a complete physical with no symptoms of anything wrong from a prostate perspective. My PSA came back a 24. ... (0 replies)
... From your post I suppose proton has been your only treatment, meaning that you got still your prostate in place. ... (1 replies)
... As I understand it, most men experience the "bump" within the first 24 months after radiation. My oncologist tells me we have to wait to see what happens to the PSA in 3 and then 6 months to obtain some sense of what this might mean. ... (1 replies)
... Hello all I have not posted for awhile as I finished my radiation treatment in early August. ... (1 replies)
... purposes as you suggest is done but it is not very common. In case of surgery failure the typical salvage treatment is radiation and that is done widely based on a protocol that includes all possible spots where cancer is considered to hide. This will include bladder neck as well. ... (8 replies)
... I'll insert some comments in green, responding to excerpts from your initial post on this thead. Please keep in mind that I, like most fellow participants on the Board, have had no enrolled medical education. ... (3 replies)
... I read your post I assume that the doctor looking at your results is your GP. ... (4 replies)
... I just had my first PSA 1 month post radiation. PSA droped from 1.5 to .47. My questions are since I have droped should I start HT or wait for further PSA tests and is this a significant drop for 1 month post radiation. ... (0 replies)
... Hi David, Congratulations on that awesome six months result of <0.04 after RT! :cool: :jester: :D :angel: That should make you feel great about paying your dues up front! I have a couple of thoughts about the case of the man you met. (2 replies)
... The "bounce" is certainly in play after proton radiation as well. ... (8 replies)
Psa bounce
May 4, 2008
... I had radical in August 07, robotic, first post surg PSA in Sept, 1.4 scheduled radiation beginning in Nov. 07. First post Rad PSA .1 in Feb 08. ... (3 replies)
Psa bounce
May 4, 2008
... I just had my 2nd psa test after radiation it went from 0.1 to 0. ... (3 replies)
... I am in a similar situation, I had robotic radical in August 07. My first post op PSA was 1.4 whereupon we did various diagnositics including prostascint and it was proclaimed local so we proceded with IMRT. ... (5 replies)
... you did not just have a fairly high post treatment PSA, but you had it virtually immediately after surgery. ... (5 replies)
... I had davinci surgery in April after a biopsy and with a psa of 4.62. About 6 weeks after surgery my first psa was .62. All my doctors suggested I start Hormone therapy and then when I became continent start IMRT treatments. ... (5 replies)
... et a more detailed report of the outcome. With surgery they disect the removed prostate and give you a "final" score of the cancer and its aggressiveness. With radiation you get to live with uncertainty that it worked. Most post radiation patients have to deal with PSA bounce. This is a fluctuating PSA score. ... (12 replies)
... radiation PSA rise also. Like most patients, he had the maximum amount of radiation during his treatment, so additional radiation is not an option. Generally, the next layer of treatment is hormone blocking. ... (5 replies)


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