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... f intermittent ADT3 initially with Lupron, Casodex, and finasteride, being around long enough that the medical oncologist who was my key strategist retired, and PSA being monitored with an ultrasensitive test. ... (3 replies)
... You'll need to clarify what you mean by a "high BPH number" and "low PSA number". ... (2 replies)
... Kcon gave a good description of PSA testing and some reasons why a PSA might not mean cancer. Probably all of those reasons have some meaning for the score of 600 that you are concerned about. ... (3 replies)

... Thank you so much for replying. The information is very useful :) (3 replies)
... Well, it could mean a number of things. Just like many other laboratory blood tests that you or your doctor may have initiated, an unusually high PSA result should be interpreted as a signal to further investigate. ... (3 replies)
PSA Level
May 20, 2008
... The previous posts in this thread have addressed some reasons. Benign enlargement is a frequent cause, though that does not seem to be so for your husband. ... (20 replies)
... Most men are able to do that, but it is a favorable sign. ... (5 replies)
... years of a challenging case of prostate cancer, treated with some of the drugs or drug classes used for your father. ... (3 replies)
... PSA testing can raise a "red flag" for you to look into what's going on, but it is not "specific" to prostate cancer... ... (12 replies)
... t have PC. You simply have a PSA of 4.4...maybe there is more than what you have written, but I would be only guessing... ... (4 replies)
... This would be a sign of likely infection. Infection will cause PSA to go up and down. Cancer makes it go nowhere but up. Cancer cells, as you probably know, double, then double again. ... (4 replies)
... for BPH, but it does not seem to help for prostate cancer. ... (17 replies)
... just a memory of some good help. ... (17 replies)
Gleason 9
May 24, 2008
... of us wants to be here. This post is long, but I've been on some of the paths you and your husband will be on soon, and I think that your knowing about some of what I've experienced will be helpful. ... (11 replies)
... The stability of the PSA at nearly the same value is an encouraging sign. ... (2 replies)
... It strikes me that you and Irv are right where you need to be at this point. It takes great focus and energy to work for the best outcome in a system that is geared for routine outcomes instead of what is truly required. ... (26 replies)
... Thanks for your very detailed response, Jim. I always appreciate what you have to say. ... (5 replies)
... Dad's PSA has been rising and has reached to 1.9 in June 2011 from 0.43 in Mar 2011, while the testosterone level remains at 0.1. ... (46 replies)
... risk, are often of no value and new guidelines are that they should not be done routinely, but your father's PSA and biopsy results are a sound basis for doing the scans. ... (27 replies)
... Yes, it could still be curable, based on the limited information you now have, but trying for a cure might not be the best strategy. That really depends on both the total clinical picture and on your father's preferences. ... (27 replies)

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