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... At least you have good family communication on that score, and you have an excellent PSA track record for comparison and trend watching. ... (1 replies)
... This test is very strong where the PSA is weak, and vice versa, so the two together complement each other. ... (10 replies)
... I took my dad for PSA test and results showed 1. ... (27 replies)

... I've been doing some reading about PSA levels, PCa, and the like, and I found an article that suggests scientists in the U.K. have developed a more reliable test for detecting the presence of PCa versus using a regular PSA test. ... (2 replies)
... Your story reminds me of my own introduction to prostate cancer, back when I did not know what a DRE was and thought the upper value for a PSA test was 10. ... (3 replies)
... To answer your questions, you would also need to know the percentage of cancer in the biopsy cores, the PSA level, the PSA doubling rate, the results of a rectal exam and ultrasound, and possibly other test results that may better tell if the cancer has spread beyond the prostate. ... (27 replies)
... but I hope you will find some useful information. Please feel free to start a thread of your own if the PSA comes back and concerns you and your husband. I'll add a few thoughts in green to an excerpt of your post. ... (17 replies)
Elevated PSA
Jun 17, 2009
... free number. Another alternative to a biopsy at this point, which is a decent choice, is a fairly recent test known as the PCA3Plus test. ... (5 replies)
... You did not mention whether the doctor commented on infection as a possibility. That could explain a rapid PSA rise. ... (3 replies)
... but I know how to research issues like this using the free Government website www.pubmed.gov . It's really simple to use, though understanding the gist of the results you get can be difficult. ... (8 replies)
Upcoming biopsy
Sep 25, 2013
... Have you any PSA chronology from previous tests? ... (2 replies)
... It's odd, but I feel my feet are again firmly on the ground. Guess I better not get another PSA test for a while so I won't upset things! ... (6 replies)
... up work by UCLA. Results should be available soon, but I just checked PubMed and did not seen anything fresh from such new trials. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Brendon, Congratulations on the latest results. Surely it is an indication that the treatment (castration) is working. Most probably your father will see a much lower PSA in the 3-month mark test. In the future it will be always possible to add some more tactic drugs in the hormonal blockade, to have a better control on the PSA. Nevertheless, you should always to... (27 replies)
... I never got a handle on my doubling time either. My first ever PSA was 113.6, and within two weeks I had my first Lupron shot. ... (13 replies)
... My PSA before operation was 22. ... (3 replies)
... I'll join got in expressing joy in your dad's inspiring response with that very low PSA of 0.04! ... (46 replies)
... Hi yalowega and welcome to the board! :) At the moment JohnR41 has provided some good information. I'll add some comments in green. (5 replies)
... Hi Vinudev, I responded to some of the same concerns to Goelfamily in a post earlier today, so please take a look at that thread. I'll make some additional comments in green below. As always, remember that I have had no enrolled medical education and am just passing on my impressions after being on intermittent hormonal blockade therapy for a challenging case for over ten... (4 replies)
... Hi Rider18, Welcome to the board! I'm sure you would rather have had no need to come to it :(, a sentiment we all share, but we're a good group! I've read through your post #4 and already viewed the fine advice offered by holler1 and daff. I'll add a few points in green. Please feel free to ask followup questions to the board. You are very likely to have new... (10 replies)


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