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... Hello IADT3, Thank you so much for your help!! Regards, Zent (34 replies)
... Hi Zent, Your father's symptoms sure suggest prostatitis, though cancer is not absolutely ruled out. Please feel free to ask questions. I or others on the Board will be glad to help. I hope you will also get some replies from people who have personally experienced symptomatic prostatitis. I have just looked at a DVD presentation on prostatitis from a well-known... (34 replies)
... I think I have this figured out, and I believe that you and your father are entitled to relax until the next PSA test, though relaxing is not so easy for us patients and those who care about us. ... (34 replies)

... In my own case, with the doctors very worried about advanced cancer and with the very unlikely possibility that the lab work was faulty, my second test was done early after the biopsy. My first PSA was on December 4, 1999. ... (34 replies)
... please keep in mind that your father probably does not have cancer. If he does, and if it is high grade with an elevated PSA due to that and not to infection, the biopsy is more likely to find it because there will be more of it. ... (34 replies)
... The elevated PSA took us down the path of ultrasound, MRI and biospy. ... (34 replies)
... Thank you again for your always insightful answer!! You have helped me navigate this stressful situation very well and I am extremely grateful for your detailed and educational answers!! ... (34 replies)
... My father's Urologist told me that he will see my father in 3 months , repeat PSA at that time and decide on how to proceed after that. ... (34 replies)
... My own feeling is that it is reasonable to wait to see how the PSA is moving. However, this is a judgement to be made at the time with the facts then available. ... (34 replies)
... The prostate is 17.5 cc. Its reasonable to assume that anything missed will be found when the PSA is tested again in a few months. ... (34 replies)
... per side suggests a very small sample or samples as they add up to just . ... (34 replies)
... As we discussed earlier, I am worried about the biopsy missing the suspicious areas as indicated in the pelvis MRI and my father actually having an undetected, high grade prostate cancer. Your comments? ... (34 replies)
... Thank you again for your very helpful replies!! ... (34 replies)
... ndicate infection, which is encouraging news when your main worry is cancer. That helps confirm that infection is likely accounting for some, if not all, of the PSA elevation, and this is consistent with the previous up and down pattern of PSA results. ... (34 replies)
... On March 17, a urine test was done for my father which showed the elevated PSA of 11. ... (34 replies)
... there is some thought that much of its value overlaps what is provided by the other parameters and may not be worth doing because of some very small but real and serious risk that is added by the use of the contrast agent. ... (34 replies)
... he biopsy that was done depends on the skill of the surgeon to get tissue samples from the 19 x 11.22 mm area in the left hemigland of the prostate, we will miss high grade cancers. If the biospy is negative and the cancer is high grade, we wait for a month to repeat PSA and by that time, its already Stage IV? ... (34 replies)
... m doubting that an MRI is sensitive enough to find very small tumors that might be there. I may be wrong. On the good side, the findings indicate there are no large tumors, and that IS encouraging. ... (34 replies)
... Raised PSA levels. To rule out Prostate Cancer. ... (34 replies)
... Hello IADT3, Thank you again! I will wait for your reply. Regards, Zent (34 replies)

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