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... within six months of starting the drug. That's what the doctor is concerned about because the PSA will be "artificially" lower than it otherwise would be, therefore likely falling below trigger thresholds for concern about possible prostate cancer. ... (4 replies)
... D Within two weeks, his PSA has started dropping and more importantly, he is not in pain anymore. ... (4 replies)
... metastases" that were too small to be picked up by the bone scan ProstaScint. That could be the case for you too, which could explain that unusually high PSA soon after surgery, despite the negative scans. ... (3 replies)

... was quite important. Among other interesting points, he noted that his team had found a seasonal variation in PSA, with PSA tending to be lower in the summer in Toronto. ... (2 replies)
... When my PSA level approached 6 the urologist prescribed Proscar. ... (10 replies)
... There aren't many joys that come from having prostate cancer, but surely one is getting a favorable PSA test when you thought the result would be unfavorable. I can vouch for that because today it happened again to me! ... (1 replies)
Prebiopsy MRI
Aug 9, 2018
... cancerous cells, in your case about 8. That means, after subtracting 8.1 from 9 and getting .9, that there is very little PSA remaining to be accounted for by cancer, infection, or other cause. ... (7 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear that 4 years after proton therapy his PSA has only gotten as low as 3.1. ... (10 replies)
... Hi medved, I hope I can help resolve the confusion caused by negative comments from Dr. Walsh and others. I'll respond in green to key excerpts of your post. To start out, here is what struck you: Yes, there are quite a few. I'll start with one of the original skeptics, whose influential negative words about finasteride had quite an impact: the world renowned... (16 replies)
... failure. ... CS level, Gleason score, and preoperative serum PSA levels were independent predictors of PSA failure.... Patients with low CS levels had significantly fewer PSA failures after radical prostatectomy than patients with high levels of CS .... ... (4 replies)
... ttitude is becoming more popular. My dad is 82 and has also been receiving hormone therapy because the cancer is localized to a small area. My MD did not test my PSA during my last physical and many patients are being advised to discuss the test with their doctors, both the pros and cons. ... (7 replies)
... Hello Helopilot52, I've interspersed my responses below in green, preceded by JJ. Jim JJ - Hope this helps. Jim (10 replies)
Another newbie
Jun 24, 2012
... Thanks for your kind interest in our journey, Baptista. You have noted some very good points ie lipid test, DHT etc which I must admit I sometimes gloss over. His d3 is excellent but why B12? It is nice to read your overview of the various types of HT because sometimes I get emired in an issue (re obtaining prescriptions) and I need to look at the bigger picture. My... (4 replies)
Another newbie
Jun 24, 2012
... Thanks for sharing your story. Hopefully your husband does well in the arrest program. In any case the PSA of 0. ... (4 replies)
Jun 27, 2011
... my PSA was leveling off at .6 after dropping from 113.6. I suspect it would have gone back up except for the Proscare that I added at that time. ... (2 replies)
... sked about brachytherapy seeds. He said that was certainly more aggressive than radiation, but that it also came along with way more side effects. They felt the increased side effects came along with minimal gains. ... (31 replies)
... Hi Tim, On behalf of all of us I'll say "you're welcome." That's what we are here for - to share experiences and to learn from each other. Congratulations on that nice drop in PSA. You are off to a good start. I'll add some comments in green in response to an excerpt from your initial post. Please keep in mind that I'm a layman with no enrolled medical education. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Goelfamily, Congratulations on your dad's most excellent news! :D I'll insert some comments in green. May your dad keep up those wonderful reports! :) I'm sure his results are inspiring many readers on the board. :angel: Take care, (47 replies)
... Hi again and happy 4th of July :cool:, I'll respond here, as this thread is a better fit title wise than your parallel question in the other thread. I suspect you did not get responses because most of us are busy because of the July 4th celebration. My wife and I have enjoyed making preparations, but it has taken some time. I'll intersperse some comments in green... (1 replies)
... Hi, damatoman, I am trying to digest the relative advantages/disadvantages of brachytherapy and prostatectomy by reading literature. I have a urologist surgeon (who among other procedures can use the DaVinci robot) who has suggested a second opinion with an oncologist radiologist. My internal medicine doctor suggested I ask the radiologist about seed treatment. Like many... (13 replies)

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