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Joining the club
Feb 28, 2019
... ce my diagnosis, and now, thanks to a curative attempt 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)
Side effects
Feb 5, 2019
... the test should be sensitive to less than 0.01 units of PSA. This is really important! ... (2 replies)

... Low Risk. There were 14 cores taken and 5 were positive. I don't have the pathology report but will ask the surgeon for it. ... (3 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)
PSA 4.5 age 32
Jan 5, 2013
... hopefully not you as well. 32 is very young for PC, but considering your brother... A PSA of 4. ... (1 replies)
... There is a genetic component to PC. A PSA of 4.5 isn't that high, and your PSA doubling time of 2.5 years isn't that bad either. Hopefully it's just BPH, which is very common. If it is PC, you are probably catching it early, so there is nothing to fear. ... (15 replies)
... I have a similar family background, though my father and his father were older when they were diagnosed and when they passed on. ... (15 replies)
... This is a time for deep thinking and prayer by you and your husband. ... (10 replies)
... t have PC. You simply have a PSA of 4.4...maybe there is more than what you have written, but I would be only guessing... ... (4 replies)
... prostatitis. Is there a reason you're not taking finasteride or dutasteride to shrink your prostate? ... (13 replies)
... just a memory of some good help. ... (17 replies)
... You're very welcome. Baptista, I, and all of us are a big band of brothers and sisters here to help each other. ... (13 replies)
... My understanding is that an ultrasound is not sensitive for prostate cancer, except for some really specialized ultrasound equipment at a few specialized centers. However, it can be used to aim a biopsy needle when a biopsy is being done. I don't know its value for bladder or kidneys. ... (9 replies)
... This has been a difficult time for you. Thinking clearly would be difficult for anyone who has undergone such changes in so short a period. Nonetheless, your appearance here is a sign of good thinking. Well done. ... (15 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)
... Having two negative 12 core biopsies is a good thing because it suggests that cancer, if there is any, is not widespread. ... (4 replies)
PSA 4.5 age 32
Jan 4, 2013
... I was hoping for some impartial advice. I'm 32 and have received a PSA result of 4.5 today. There is a significant history of prostate cancer in my family. ... (1 replies)
... IADT3since2000 posted this below in an earlier post to me and I have an 80 gram Prostate with a psa of 6. ... (15 replies)
... He said that it burned really bad, and his urine was cloudy most of the day, until that night where it cleared up and hasn't been seen since. ... (1 replies)


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