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... 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)
... Thank you so much for replying. The information is very useful :) (3 replies)
... Hi again Augerty, I'm back, and here are some more thoughts in green, continuing from about an hour ago. Jim (3 replies)

... s an interesting coincidence that this is my 2,000th post. ... (3 replies)
PSA Level
Aug 9, 2008
... Hi..I'm new to this board and just posted my summary elsewhere, so won't repeat the detail here. ... (20 replies)
... Hi..I'm new to this board and recently posted my summary elsewhere, so won't repeat the detail here. ... (13 replies)
... and, doing a CT scan and bone scan in such a case is also counter to those recommendations. The reasons, in essence, are that the lymph node check and those scans are rarely useful in such cases. ... (70 replies)
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... would most likely mean cancer is advanced or metastasized. From what I'm reading, a low Gleason score just doesn't seem to go with a high PSA level. So, how can the doctor assume from the biopsy results that the cancer looks treatable and curable? ... (72 replies)
Jump in PSA level
Mar 13, 2008
... It probably means 6 cores. From what I've read and learned, that might have been the standard years ago. Not so anymore. In my opinion, this is definitely not enough. I had 12 cores and cancer was in one. ... (14 replies)
P.S.A. question
Jun 23, 2007
... Are there any other explanations for the low level PSA? ... (4 replies)
... anxiety that is well described in some of the posts, but the problem for me is that there's a pretty large chance that a biopsy would miss any cancer at this point even if it were there. ... (17 replies)
... At his age, the strong consensus of experts is that surgery is not a sound choice. The main reason is that side effects, complications and their risks are much amplified in a man in his 70s or older. ... (27 replies)
... Thanks to the quotations you used around my comments, I can present excerpts from your post, adding green to the quoted parts from my earlier responses, and respond here in blue. Hopefully this will not be too cumbersome. ... (8 replies)
... Sorry about the slow response. I have all of my data in a MS Word table and haven't been able to figure out a quick way to send it through this Healthboard. ... (50 replies)
... Yes, I believe it is a breakthrough for the group of patients that responds. ... (13 replies)

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