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Fast Rising PSA
Sep 12, 2019
... increase in one year and its been pretty much linear. I have BPH and all normal DREs although the last one was done a year ago. I was told my prostate size was 40cc 3 years ago but I read that doctors tend to underestimate size from a DRE. ... (3 replies)
... one has diagnosed me as having prostate cancer yet, however I am very concerned about my rising PSA and have come here looking for advice or comments. ... (17 replies)
... My husband will be 68 in Aug. He had brachytherapy in 1999. He also had 25 external radiation treatments at that time. Last month his PSA went from it's normal 0.6 to 1.87. It has been stable for several years, but all of a sudden tripled. ... (7 replies)

... Yor PSA has more than doubled. The number is less important than the trajectory. When it comes to prostate cancer, it is always better to know than wonder. Get biopsies. ... (19 replies)
... Absolutely do the biopsy now. Why would you wait for something with bad potential to possibly get worse, even a tiny bit. The biopsy is no sweat. I liken it to someone snapping a rubber band on your wrist, but instead it is up your a** Don't worry about a biopsy. It's just relax and it's over soon. I told my guy no Christmas card for him, though. (Joke) Columbia Presb is a... (19 replies)
... he said he would do the biopsy, and he has, in a similar situation. Said the threshold at my age is 3.5, but rising level, with family history is cause for concern. ... (19 replies)
... Jul 2008 PSA 1. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Looney, Welcome to the board! :) That's a scary ride that you and your husband have been on these last two years. :eek: :dizzy: You are certainly getting more than your money's worth of anxiety. I'll insert some thoughts in green. Jim You're welcome. Please followup if you have additional questions. I hope you can keep your spirits up during this scarry... (17 replies)
... tea colored urine upon rising. Immediately called uro and went in that day. DRE was normal ... "small, smooth gland." He acknowledged I had a lot of blood in my urine. The bleeding stopped after about 9 days. ... (2 replies)
... challenging, as indicated in that sentence about my diagnosis, but the unusual course of care that I've been on has been quite tolerable to me. ... (6 replies)
... SHS50.. Do you know what his PSA was before and after they found cancer? ... (21 replies)
... What is a saturation biopsy. What exactly is done? (21 replies)
... laws father. It took four biopsies to detect the prostate cancer. He also had a rising PSA and rapid psa doubling time which made his urologist virtually certain he had cancer although the first 4 biopsies couldn't detect it. ... (21 replies)
... Hi Hanu, I agree with Guamjohn's post. I'll add a bit more to this excerpt from your first post. Jim (11 replies)
... Hi laughagain, I've used this ultrasensitive technology for years to monitor the success of my hormonal blockade therapy, twice achieving a nadir of <0.01 and apparently nearing that point again (:D, but praying) but never had surgery. However, I did have a friend who went through the anxiety you describe, and have some familiarity with the issues. I'll add thoughts in... (4 replies)
... known for making the PSA level go up or down, and most of the time the PSA level changes it is not due to prostate cancer! ... (1 replies)
... a PSA of .3 is not a clear indicator of success or failure after radiation. ... (8 replies)
... Sounds like you are taking good care of your health with frequent PSA checks. My older brother had a gradually rising PSA and he was diagnosed with cancer after a biopsy when his PSA was 4.25. ... (1 replies)
... measured via an ultrsensitive PSA test. ... (4 replies)
Psa velocity
Dec 11, 2012
... In another thread you have commented that you did RP in 2006 followed by chemo and RT, but you do not comment about the period you have been on HT. ... (1 replies)


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