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Joining the club
Feb 28, 2019
... with modern radiation technology in 2013, supported by modern imaging and androgen deprivation therapy, my PSA tests indicate that I have been cured, though that is not a guarantee. ... (4 replies)
... here, for your husband and you, whether to do more now or sit tight for six months. Where you are can be a worrisome place. But for what it is worth, here is my impression. ... (16 replies)
... IADT3since2000, thanks for replying. Your comments are appreciated. ... (3 replies)

Side effects
Feb 5, 2019
... the test should be sensitive to less than 0.01 units of PSA. This is really important! ... (2 replies)
If 4.5 psa
Mar 27, 2009
... or to a combination of some of these. You are probably most worried about prostate cancer with that PSA of 4.5, but cancer is not the most likely cause. While such a PSA is in the zone of concern, it is not a very high PSA. ... (1 replies)
... of even high risk patients are alive at that mark, also with good years before them. ... (15 replies)
... just a memory of some good help. ... (17 replies)
... Bob, thanks for your thoughts in the third post on this thread, to which I'm replying below. ... (22 replies)
... in which you asked about Celebrex for prostate cancer and experiences with it. I thought Celebrex deserved its own thread, so here goes. ... (1 replies)
... for prostate cancer instead of immediate treatment. ... (22 replies)
... I'm 71 and just had a PSA and free PSA test after having none for 5 years. Decided to have both after feeling that my prostate is enlarged and then having trouble peeing in the morning for a week. ... (1 replies)
... years of a challenging case of prostate cancer, treated with some of the drugs or drug classes used for your father. That gives me some knowledge to pass on, but please remember that I have had no enrolled medical education and cannot write with medical authority. ... (3 replies)
... Glad to see that you had the Biopsy scheduled out two weeks. This info therefore is not too late. It appears in all likelihood from what you stated above is that you had the blood draw for the PSA test on the same day? ... (15 replies)
... I think the basic reason the doctors are concerned is that your total PSA is higher than normal, although it's good that the DRE is negative. My understanding is that the free PSA percentage is calculated by dividing the free PSA number by the total PSA which is measured by the "ordinary" PSA test, and multiplying by 100. ... (17 replies)
... You and I share that worrisome family background, though I did not know that the cancer that got my paternal grandfather was prostate cancer until after my own diagnosis at age 56 as 1999 drew to a close. ... (1 replies)
... in green where you might be helped by other thoughts or for emphasis of what he said. ... (70 replies)
... I too am so sorry your dad is going through this hard time, but I'll extend my own welcome to the board with hopes that we can help. ... (6 replies)
... Having two negative 12 core biopsies is a good thing because it suggests that cancer, if there is any, is not widespread. ... (4 replies)
... By the way, your name applied to me too, but I'm doing very well in my ninth year controlling the bone density with Fosamax for most of the time, then Boniva, both with calcium and vitamin D3 supplements. I'm now at close to normal for bone density. ... (5 replies)
... Here is what stands out to me in what you've written, mostly on the good and hopeful side. ... (8 replies)


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