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... I have had a BCR twice after removal, both times a uPSA caught the raise a lot earlier than treatment was started. In the first it jump all the way to 0.4 before anyone suspected it too! The first was treated with ADT and SRT to include the spot the tumor was causing the raise in psa. ... (22 replies)
... I don't feel paralyzed. My PSA is at 0. ... (13 replies)
... Good Morning...we went to URO for what we thought was a low testosterone level..per primary care Dr. Suggestion...after blood test ..test came back the psa went up from 1.6 to 3.62 in four months but testosterone level was fine.. No symptoms but occasional E.D. ... (7 replies)

... PSA can jump from benign enlargement, inflammation, or infection. It can easily go above 10 from any of those issues. ... (24 replies)
... My husband went to GP as usual and receive Ed psa of 1.6 in Oct 2019..He recommend a urologist due to his slightly low testosterone.He is 57. With 4 months..last week and blood test revealed psa at 3.62... ... (24 replies)
... Went on Thursday for swap. Asked all questions regarding Dr. Percentage of sepsis .. He has had zero..swap taken and sent in for what type antibiotics will be used prior on and after biopsy. ... (24 replies)
... essive cancers. They can be successfully treated, especially when diagnosed early. It's thought that prostate cancer is, like those old movie spectaculars "years in the making." Just as important as the nature of the cancer is whether it is presently confined to the prostate. ... (24 replies)
... Goody , as Able pointed out the Biopsy is only the next step in the chain tests you need to do, i had my PSA taken back in 2005 and moving from 3.5 to 5.4 and then to 8. ... (14 replies)
... cause it gave us something we could do on our own. We also were encouraged just by learning about them because gaining knowledge gave us a feeling of being more in control. ... (14 replies)
... I had 12, and they found cancer in one. I'd say it might be worth considering doing more cores, just to make sure if something is there, it isn't missed. ... (14 replies)
... Now another very close Uncle of mine is scheduled for a biopsy. He is 68 years old. His PSA level jumped from a 2 to 8 in the past year. A cause for alarm and great anxiety. The urologist said he is not concerned about the number, it is the spike. ... (14 replies)
... For the past 11 years I've had BPH and Prostatitis problems with a gradual rise in my total PSA. I am presently 60 yrs of age. Last year my total PSA was 3.0 and my Free PSA was 31. On February 28 I had my annual PSA and DRE. My total PSA was 5.6 and the DRE was normal. ... (4 replies)
Jump in PSA level
Mar 15, 2008
... Nothing was written on his paperwork on how many biopsies. Also, his jump was over 18 months not a year. ... (14 replies)
Jump in PSA level
Mar 13, 2008
... It probably means 6 cores. From what I've read and learned, that might have been the standard years ago. Not so anymore. In my opinion, this is definitely not enough. I had 12 cores and cancer was in one. ... (14 replies)
Jump in PSA level
Mar 13, 2008
... I found out today that the paperwork says 6 biopsies. Does this mean 6 cores? Should he ask for more? Can you ask for more? (14 replies)
... pathology reports in a timely fashion. Regretfully, my health care network does not include Jeff. ... (14 replies)
... Chase, which is well known nationally for its expertise in radiation for prostate cancer. ... (14 replies)
... Just keep in mind, you don't even know if you have a problem yet so don't get your mind set on this or any other PCa treatment until you know for sure. ... (14 replies)
... It's ok to be prepared, but with prostate cancer there are many treatment choices- and books to read and people to talk to (including doctors and even those of us on this board). What's good for one isn't necessarily good for another- that's why we discuss so many choices. (14 replies)
... It is my Uncle who is having the biopsy. I think it is in an out patient facility. I see you are from Philadelphia. We are in the suburbs. If you don't mind me asking, where did you get your treatment? ... (14 replies)


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