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... I'm interspersing some comments in green. I am a fellow survivor with no enrolled medical education, doing well since diagnosis in December 1999 with a challenging case, and was not eligible for the choices you have. Color me envious! ... (17 replies)
... there really are no such requirements to be a board member. ... (17 replies)
... My hunch is that both could be done in parallel. ... (13 replies)

... l be so grateful for your help. I'll insert some comments in green. I am a layman survivor now experienced and informed about prostate cancer after dealing with a challenging case for more than ten years, but please keep in mind that I have had no enrolled medical education and have no professional medical credentials. ... (8 replies)
... areas, at least one of the papers mistakenly advocates saw palmetto over the drugs because it does not affect PSA, thinking that it therefore does not invalidate PSA readings but that the drugs do. ... (17 replies)
... Able5's points make a lot of sense to me too. I want to emphasize that, because the amount of space below covering some other alternatives might make it seem that those alternatives are better. Not so in my view. ... (10 replies)
PSA and Biopsy's
Dec 4, 2003
... At least it's not above 10 or in the 100's! Why not ask your doctor about a free PSA test which often indicates the likelihood of cancer. ... (10 replies)
... My father is 81 years old and lives alone. He was diagnosed with Recurrent Urethral Stricture in 2001 by his Urologist. He was on Tamsulosin and Darifenacin for a lot of years and was fine until Sept 2016, when he had pain in the entire penis shaft and part of his pelvis just above the penis. ... (44 replies)
... I've spent some time reading a lot of the information posted on this thread. Some encouraging and others scary.... ... (1 replies)
... I'm sorry your battle is now more challenging, but you are certainly getting some thoughtful and expert treatment at MD Anderson. ... (2 replies)
... and on same side of prostate. ... (3 replies)
... is a signal to get a biopsy. ... (26 replies)
... I am going to have a blood draw on Monday for a free psa so that I have that result when the urologist examines me on the 26th. ... (58 replies)
... up visit with his Urologist today. Before that, I have described a brief summary. ... (44 replies)
... The way I read your biopsy is that you had 4 of 8 cores that showed cancer with the majority being in the Apex and two other cores showing very small amounts of cancer. Your psa doubling time is is high, anything over 3 is considered good. ... (5 replies)
... The published version of this post may show a string of asterisks where it should say f i n a s t e r i d e. I'm separating the letters so the software glitch does not substitute asterisks here too. ... (7 replies)
... Trust what you believe and that will happen. If you think that radiation could be helpful and improve the condition of your father, discuss with him and consult a radiologist. He will clarify your doubts and give peace of mind to your father. ... (17 replies)
... d like to extend my own welcome to our Board, and I have read Baptista's responses to date that I hope you will find most helpful. Have you noticed that we have a number of participants on the Board from India or with relatives facing prostate cancer in India? ... (26 replies)
... It's been six weeks since my last negative biopsy and two months since a PSA reading of 5.0. ... (9 replies)
... Your sitituation somewhat mirrors my own. My PSA started to rise 15 years ago and my 1st biopsy was done when it reached 4. I had a total of 12 negative biopies over 10 years as my psa consistantly rose to 40. ... (9 replies)

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