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... I wasn't comfortable with waiting 6 months, so I made an appointment with a urologist who specializes in prostate issues. ... (2 replies)
... you again for educating me regarding my father's case last year. Your posts made a significant difference as my father is based in India and my knowledge of the issues were nonexistent! Your explanation of how little of his prostate tissue the biopsy had sampled was very helpful. The biopsy did come negative. ... (44 replies)
... was not enough in the face of some bacteria, harbored by a small but meaningful proportion of patients, bacteria that were transferred from the bowel during the biopsy procedure, causing infection. There are effective ways of minimizing that risk, as you probably know. ... (17 replies)

... First timer! I have read a great deal on the site regarding prostate issues and have found so much good advice and REAL assistance. ... (3 replies)
Prostate biopsy
May 26, 2017
... part. And I will be seeking expert advice, as you urge. Especially concerning markers and the implication for possible treatment. There was of course an original biopsy report in December on which my initial diagnosis was based. ... (5 replies)
... surgery!!! The doctor thought that with my father having prostate cancer, that I should have the surgery now, because in 20 or 30 years, I may not be a candidate for such surgery. ... (0 replies)
... Glad you made it through this phase AZguy2. I seemed to get more anxious before the biopsy than anything else I've been through before or since. I think it was because everything was still unknown at that point. ... (2 replies)
... Erectile issues are most likely the result of hypertension medications but, again, this is something your Urologist will address with you. ... (1 replies)
... I'm inserting some comments in green. I'm responding after reading the nine good posts to date. ... (17 replies)
... below, the one with the biopsy details. First though, here are some thoughts on issues that have come up in previous posts. ... (13 replies)
... Hello captain2, Welcome to the board! :wave: I'll add some thoughts in green in addition to the key point made in the previous post. (2 replies)
... The only prominent physician specializing in prostate cancer that I know of who seems to be uncomfortable with the option of deferring therapy is Dr. William Catalona, a great prostate cancer surgeon and researcher. ... (22 replies)
... of prostate cancer. There seemed to be a lot more emotion than reason in the overall response of the medical community. ... (9 replies)
... l and serious risk that is added by the use of the contrast agent. Nonetheless, I think that DCE parameter would be worthwhile for your dad for possible imaging after the biopsy. ... (44 replies)
... Hi Rup, Here are a few more thoughts. Jim Take care, Jim :wave: (8 replies)
... undergrading or overgrading is not uncommon. However, your report looks thorough, and you may have had a pathologist with special experience and expertise with prostate cancer biopsies. ... (9 replies)
... I've been dealing with prostate issues for 16 years having my first biopsy in 1992 ... ... (3 replies)
... Thank you again for your replies!! They have been and I am certain will continue to be immensely helpful to clarify all the issues around prostate cancer. ... (44 replies)
Prostate Problems
Jun 11, 2008
... but it turns out I did. The biopsy was easy for me, and he took 12 core samples. ... (14 replies)
... I'm convinced that being empowered is best, by far, if the patient or partner is up for it. Too many doctors we first consult for prostate cancer have a strong bias in favor of the treatment they usually provide. ... (15 replies)

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