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... Hello there Hamel, no experience here as my fil's cancer is advanced and they would not do a prostatectomy, although he is having routine psa checks while on his hormonal therapy to monitor for any progression of his disease. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks, CalGuy. The doctor told my dad that he should take another PSA test again in two months to see if it fluctuates. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for your reply. My dad had a 1.9 after surgery and radiation therapy. I can't remember what his PSA was before surgery, but it was well within the cancer range. Apparently, once you go through these treatments, it should be pretty close to 0. ... (5 replies)

... He had another PSA test in December, and it had stayed at 0.5. Now, he just got his July results back, and it's up to 1.9. Has anything like this happened to anyone on the board? ... (5 replies)
... month Lupron shot on that day. Proton Beam Radiation Therapy is expected to start right after Christmas. ... (9 replies)
... As I mentioned in my post, I was diagnosed 11 days ago with Gleason score 8, Baseline PSA of 5.2 and clean DRE. I am currently going through the fact finding process to try to determine the best treatment option. ... (9 replies)
... Your post really takes me back to the early months of my own journey that started in early December of 1999. ... (9 replies)
... These findings indicate the cancer is likely well contained, which makes it likely that an attempt at a cure with surgery or radiation is likely to be successful, assuming use of modern technology and competence. ... (10 replies)
Any Thoughts
Sep 18, 2017
... Hi Pat - your question on 5 questions to ask after surgery: That was not my post, so keep looking. Here are a few thoughts: For right after surgery when talking to the surgeon - - Do you think you got it all? - Were you able to spare the nerves (if nerve sparing)? (17 replies)
Sep 15, 2017
... m convinced that radical prostatectomy patients should all be followed up with ultrasensitive PSA tests. ... (6 replies)
... Thank you very much for this post! Best to you! (11 replies)
Prostate biopsy
May 26, 2017
... of prostate cancers are small cell. Everyone I talk to and readings I have done tell me that not much is known about small cell of the prostate. As you know PSA tests are negative with small cell, so the test is of no use in such case. ... (5 replies)
... Being an athlete myself, wondered if you went ahead with the treatment? I personally am not sure I could go thru with it knowing the side effects but everybody is different. Hope you came out alright. (3 replies)
... I just learned that my doc wants me to start hormone treatment immediately. My post surgery PSA was 0.3. ... (3 replies)
... ADT was my main therapy, intermittently, for 13 years before an apparently successful attempt at a cure with radiation in 2013. ... (1 replies)
... and seminal vesicle involvement. I had brachytherapy and IMRT along with 18 months of ADT. After treatment my PSA went to .1. ... (3 replies)
Newly diagnosed
Apr 18, 2016
... I was diagnosed with PC July of 2015. My PSA hovered around high 1's and low 2's for several years having no abnormalities with the standard DRE. Last spring my PSA elevated substantially to 4.5. DR requested that I do a free to total a week later and it rose to low 5's at which point he suggested a biopsy. ... (6 replies)
... ties and differences in our cases. I was diagnosed in December 1999 with a challenging case, though different challenging features than you have. My first ever PSA was 113. ... (8 replies)
Gleason 8
Apr 14, 2014
... that had surgery. The post surgery Gleason was 8. His news was bad news and good news...yours may be good news and good news. ... (3 replies)
... surgery would not assure cure. In such a case, radiation of the pelvic area would be necessary so that one could choose RT from the start. ... (1 replies)

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