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... I am not sure about the significance of most of the urine test results, except that the presence of bacteria does indicate infection, which is encouraging news when your main worry is cancer. ... (38 replies)
Changes in PSA/PC
Mar 14, 2018
... m thinking your urologist strongly suspects infection is causing your fluctuating PSA results as those results are consistent with the classic pattern for prostate infections that wax and wane but not with prostate cancer. ... (5 replies)
... thumb for estimating the amount of PSA produced by healthy cells. ... (7 replies)

... 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 . It's really simple to use, though understanding the gist of the results you get can be difficult. ... (8 replies)
... c c c c c c c C C C. IF you should be diagnosed in the near future, which I think is unlikely, your case is probably like one of the small "c"s based on the test and exam results you have had. ... (9 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)

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