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PSA Level
May 20, 2008
... samples. We will find out sometime next week. The doc told him that if it is positive then they will do a bone scan. ... (20 replies)
PSA Level
Aug 4, 2008
... My husbands levels fluctuated between 2.7 up to 4.7 over a period of around 2 years. On two occasions when he went for his yearly exam there was a trace of blood in his urinalysis but when they retested his urine it always came back normal with no trace of blood. It was not blood that he could see of course. ... (20 replies)
... If your PSA remains near 4.0 on your next exam, a biopsy wouldn't be a bad thing if the doctor concurs. You may also want to get a second opinion if your doc is not a doctor that deals much with cancer. ... (26 replies)

... The latter is virtually standard, but it wouldn't hurt to touch base. You could also ask if he is going to report the area of the prostate for each core, whether it is positive, if so what percent of the core is positive and it's Gleason score. ... (7 replies)
... I am delighted to be celebrating today my eighth anniversary as a survivor of a challenging case of prostate cancer, incurable but hopefully still controlable, with an excellent quality of life. :cool: I posted general details of my story on November 20, but I thought some participants would like to see more detail and an update from tests on November 30. I am now at the... (0 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)
... old guy on hormonal therapy for a challenging case of prostate cancer for the past ten years! PC is not the end of the road! ... (50 replies)
... This is basically good news, though you might not consider it so at this time. ... (10 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)
... TRUS biopsy of prostate followed by 3 days of antibiotic Ciprofloxacin. No obvious blood in urine, plenty in sperm. ... (17 replies)
... Hi Linda, Welcome to the board! :wave: You are getting some great responses. I went straight to hormonal blockade, which evolved in the first year to triple hormonal blockade, for my challenging case back in 1999/2000, but I was slated for radiation at one point and have paid some attention to developments since then, despite lacking first hand experience. I have a few... (11 replies)
... I'm sorry your husband is going though bone pain and that you both are suffering from anxiety about a possible downward course from here. ... (1 replies)
... pads per day. And, the amount IN the pads is much much less. ... (64 replies)


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