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... had the one injection and he has just been on the hormone tablets only for the last 2 years. p.s.a now 3.9. they wanted him to have the prostate taken out nearly 3 years ago but decided to wait and see. he has not had any sickness or illness and we have had a very good healthy 3 years. sex included. he is 67. ... (1 replies)
... Ok guys this is my first post. I'm a 41 yr old in shape 215 lbs male. I have been on TRT since Dec of 2012. I just got a set of labs back and my PSA was 3. ... (1 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)
... It's been a few months since my husband John has communicated on this blog. He was diagnosed 9 months ago with advanced prostate cancer stage 4. It had metastisized to the bone, lymph nodes, and a huge rectal tumor was causing much of his symptoms. ... (2 replies)
... the case is considered successful. ... (17 replies)
... OK for anyone interested, I just received my latest PSA result of 7.98. ... (17 replies)
... There is some day to day variation in PSA, and that might account for the decrease. However, it's good news that the PSA is not increasing at a rapid clip and may be increasing only slowly if at all. ... (27 replies)
... prostatitis. Is there a reason you're not taking finasteride or dutasteride to shrink your prostate? ... (13 replies)
... Prostate infections can be hard to identify and treat, but hopefully this is your urologist's first course of action... ... (12 replies)
... Irv will be getting his second Zoladex injection on Tuesday. He just had his PSA checked. Before starting hormone therapy, his PSA was 2.19, having risen less than two months from the initial 1. ... (1 replies)
... Hoping someone can help me out with some questions regarding free PSA and the biopsy decision. It appears to me that free PSA typically increases as you get older. ... (1 replies)
When it comes back
Jan 20, 2008
... ough by what I think was good fortune in my particular circumstances I went straight to hormonal blockade. I can understand why you took the course you did, and it makes good sense to me, though you probably recognized at the outset that the odds were you would recur, and recur fairly quickly, as you did. ... (8 replies)
... Regarding the MRI concerns you have in the first paragraph, I do think a 1.5 T conventional MRI could miss cancer that has spread. In general, such MRI is not a great tool for that but is more used for the prostate itself, as I understand it. ... (44 replies)
... we can add 4.999 for the 2018 result below. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Hanu, I agree with Guamjohn's post. I'll add a bit more to this excerpt from your first post. Jim (11 replies)
... et a lot of confidence in reading your comments on his recommendations and lack of willingness to consider what may or may not give cause to a higher than normal PSA reading. I had been in the 2. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for your responses. My 1st time on hormones was at first only Lupron.When only Lupron, PSA came down from 299 to 32 to 30 to 28 over 9 months. Was not until I asked if my testosterone levels were low enough that Casodex was added. With Casodex added, went to 1 in 3 mos and then two consecutive . ... (7 replies)
... I'm sorry your battle is now more challenging, but you are certainly getting some thoughtful and expert treatment at MD Anderson. ... (2 replies)
... I am sorry to hear about the diagnosis I am sure it came as a shock. ... (6 replies)

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