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... Hello, I'm 62 and have had my PSA tested once or twice a year for the last 12 years, along with DRE's on the same schedule. This was driven by family history of my father and older brother both whom dealt enlarged prostates and high BPH, but no cancer. ... (3 replies)
... ch as a few Cipro pills. You might also want to ask about the advisability of taking finasteride or Avodart, especially if one or both of the Avodart trials for prostate cancer have been reported. ... (70 replies)
... Bob, thanks for your thoughts in the third post on this thread, to which I'm replying below. ... (22 replies)

... en to an excerpt of your initial post. I'll be second guessing the doctors, but please be aware that I have had no enrolled medical education. I'm just passing on what I have learned from coping with this disease over the past ten years. ... (5 replies)
... minent prostate cancer surgeon and researcher, has researched PSAs for healthy men, and one of the places he presented the results was at a conference of leading prostate cancer researchers in 2007. ... (2 replies)
... The Gleason score is such a crucial element in decision making that it is wise to have the samples reviewed by an expert, unless an expert did it initially. ... (9 replies)
... Hello this is my first post here after getting a standard PSA of 8. ... (2 replies)
... e board though none of us are glad we had a reason to join. Like you, I have a challenging case, though I was delighted when no detectable metastases were found on the bone, CT and ProstaScint scans. ... (2 replies)
... Your dad is fortunate to have you working to help him, and it is clear from your post that the family is rallying around him. This is one of those times when families can play such an important role. ... (10 replies)
... our case, but I can well understand that your challenging circumstances may be occupying your full attention. That sure was the case for me and many others with prostate cancer when things weren't going well. ... (2 replies)
... but I can offer only information based on research. ... (36 replies)
... years of a challenging case of prostate cancer, treated with some of the drugs or drug classes used for your father. ... (3 replies)
... Unlike your husband, I did not start with Casodex. Back then, there were still a lot of doctors who did not realize that is a very wise step for high risk men. Heck, that's so even these days! ... (7 replies)
... I am surprised to read that the local doctor did not know about local clinics with MRI facilities. He is showing ignorance and incompetence in regards to our sickness, the prostate cancer. ... (9 replies)
... d Bless you! My worry is that I'm running out of steam, or so it seems, this early in the game. Everywhere I turn, it seems people think that Irv is dying.... ... (14 replies)
... treatment testing. Also saw your other post from this morning in a separate thread, and so I will weave in additional info based on my personal experiences into this response. ... (70 replies)
... My impression from reading is that often it would feel normal even with prostatitis. Sometimes prostatitis causes an abnormal DRE. ... (2 replies)
... These are then set into Partin Tables to verify probabilities of cancer location. Pinpoint the cancer spread is very important but unfortunately the existing equipments cannot detect tumors of very small size. ... (3 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)
... There is also a higher chance that there is no cancer, but that something else is going on. ... (3 replies)

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