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... You've had some helpful replies already, but I'll add a few points in green 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. ... (5 replies)
... That's a fine result at this point, especially considering my starting point, but it is 0. ... (6 replies)
... D This is an especially important milestone, as the experts in hormonal therapy I've been following for the past decade have used the ability to get the PSA below 0. ... (10 replies)

... just a memory of some good help. ... (17 replies)
... There are a lot of questions about this topic on this board, and it's helpful to learn what our doctors are learning about it. ... (2 replies)
... ily 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)
... Sounds like you are taking good care of your health with frequent PSA checks. My older brother had a gradually rising PSA and he was diagnosed with cancer after a biopsy when his PSA was 4.25. ... (1 replies)
... Dale and Daff have made many good points. I would just like to join their chorus and make a few other points. ... (5 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. ... (0 replies)
... I hope you are only a temporary participant. ... (7 replies)
... even those with intact prostates who have never had radiation, surgery or other radical therapy, my PSA drops more slowly. It did this during both my first and second cycles, so I am not too concerned about the rate of decline. ... (5 replies)
... years out for a challenging case where surgery was not considered an option, starting with a baseline PSA of 113. ... (11 replies)
... I know that lymph node result is not as good as you hoped, but it could have been a lot worse. ... (1 replies)
... Welcome to the board, though hopefully you will not become a full member. ... (7 replies)
... s an interesting coincidence that this is my 2,000th post. ... (3 replies)
PSA Level
Jul 17, 2011
... From my now savvy layman's viewpoint, but with no enrolled medical education, I suspect that you have a waxing and waning prostate infection rather than prostate cancer. I'll insert some comments in green. ... (1 replies)
... I'm thinking with your doctor that you probably took the PSA too soon, but that level of 0.428 after 4 weeks and a starting point probably between 2.4 and 0.43 is puzzling. I am not familiar with the finer points of RP recovery, but I just checked Dr. Patrick Walsh's 2001 book, "Dr. ... (13 replies)
... Yes, the fact that the period between the two PSAs was more than a year adds a lot of confidence that your cancer will not behave as cancers do for men who have an increase that can be calculated as greater than 2. ... (16 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)
... 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)

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