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... most people will tell you that the procedure itself is unpleasant but not really that painful. I am amazed that they would sedate you for that. ... (37 replies)
... I think, it is the same medicine under license and packed by Dr. ... (21 replies)
... I am very interested in your posting. I hope you update your future status.. Most urologist are going to follow their normal routine and ask for a biopsy. I think you are on a good action plan.. I am older then you and am not at that point on PSA, yet. ... (6 replies)

... oards but I'm giving this a try. This past week has been terrible as we just found out that my husband's biopsy has come back positive for cancer. Okay so here is the history. My husband is 50 and in January our doctor suggested it was time for some blood tests! ... (20 replies)
... I want to congratulate you for the treatment and recovery. Coming out continent post op is not so common. You and I are from the lucky group. ... (2 replies)
... My worst fear has come true...My Dad is in pain and suffering from cancer. Here is his info. Any ideas, suggestions regarding what we can do and what to expect are greatly appreciated! ... (6 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)
... anxiety that is well described in some of the posts, but the problem for me is that there's a pretty large chance that a biopsy would miss any cancer at this point even if it were there. ... (17 replies)
... In principle, the hormonal treatment is done with a defined protocol. Alterations should be done with intent in controlling the cancer not the treatment. ... (2 replies)
... I think it's possible that all the cancer is within the prostate, and there is some logical support for that, but not conclusive. ... (72 replies)
... my PSA had stabilized in April at 0.04, a little higher than I was aiming for, but below the key level of 0.05. ... (5 replies)
Real or False
Apr 11, 2011
... My bottom line is that I like what your doctor is telling you as well as his poise, but that is because there is some solid logic behind this view. ... (17 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)
One man's story
Feb 14, 2009
... and ordered a PSA blood test. The DRE was negative but the PSA was 4.5 so off to the urologist who recommended a base line biopsy. He took 4 cores which were all negative. ... (2 replies)
... degree relatives of those who've had PC, I pretty much agree with the USPSTF that PSA is a widely abused test, and that PC is vastly overtreated. They infer from that that PSA screening ought to be eliminated, while I see those as fixable problems. ... (3 replies)
... That's a fine result at this point, especially considering my starting point, but it is 0. ... (6 replies)
Surgery or Not
Jan 14, 2012
... I know I have prostate cancer but still feel that based on my diagnosis surgery is somewhat elective. My family, friends and oncologist want me to keep my scheduled surgery date at the end of February. ... (13 replies)
... of us, especially if we are on the young side, fit and in good health! That was me at age 56 back in December 1999, but, unlike you, I was getting my first ever PSA test at that age, and again unlike you, I turned out to have a challenging case. ... (7 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)
... Hi again sbear, kcon has already done a great job of responding to your concerns in this post, so I'll just add some comments to an excerpt of your post #13 in green where you might be helped by other thoughts or for emphasis of what he said. Jim I believe daff recommended this before, but its worth making sure the urologist will use numbing agents and other... (70 replies)




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