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... Hello again binu, I will insert some comments in green. Jim (21 replies)
Steady rising psa
Jan 12, 2012
... Husband at dr yesterday, psa reading of 1. ... (4 replies)
... I suffered some ED following RP surgery in 2001 but after 7 years I was basically back to normal but my PSA was rising. My doctor suggested taking Avodart to slow the progression of the disease and then after a couple of months I had some ED problems again. ... (5 replies)

... I suffered some ED following RP surgery in 2001 but after 7 years I was basically back to normal but my PSA was rising. My doctor suggested taking Avodart to slow the progression of the disease and then after a couple of months I had some ED problems again. ... (5 replies)
... I'm sorry you have drawn one of the short straws, but it may not be as short as it looks at the moment! I'll insert some thoughts in green. ... (11 replies)
... year or longer survival the Dr's talk about that may be possible. I am preparing myself for the worst but I am very much hoping for the better ! ... (11 replies)
... E Multipoint assays provided more lead time, but there is no clear evidence that this gain is necessarily of benefit to the patient. ... (27 replies)
... This would be a sign of likely infection. Infection will cause PSA to go up and down. Cancer makes it go nowhere but up. Cancer cells, as you probably know, double, then double again. ... (4 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)
... he same situation, I would revisit a couple positives that you seem to enjoy. One, your urologist seems to be taking whatever steps necessary to account for the rising PSA. I don't think all of us with prostate problems have that BIG positive as an automatic asset. ... (8 replies)
... up PSA testing to monitor for possible recurrence, though recurrence is unlikely. Many men still are monitored with a traditional PSA test that is sensitive only down to less than 0. ... (9 replies)
Psa of 50
May 20, 2010
... Lionel and Dee have already offered some reassuring comments, but I want to add a few more. ... (8 replies)
Worried in ny
Oct 6, 2009
... Hi Ed, Welcome to the board! :wave: I'll insert a few comments in green. You no doubt already know this, but I'll write it to make sure: Memorial Sloan Kettering is one of the top institutions for prostate cancer research and treatment in the world. You will be in good hands! :cool: I would not be surprised if the MSK doc would do an infection workup first before... (5 replies)
... Six months later my PSA was 5.0 and six months after that it was 5.3 so I had another negative biopsy. ... (8 replies)
... Sorry to hear from you under these circumstances. I'll give you my PC tale and you can add it to what you've learned. My first PSA 10 years ago came in at 4.5. ... (34 replies)
... At least your situation is now looking good with that late October PSA of 18.5! ... (5 replies)
... Welcome to this board. All of us wish we did not have to be involved with prostate cancer, but at least we have some excellent company on this board! ... (3 replies)
... could well be accounting for that PSA of 6.4. One favorable criterion for active surveillance for men with diagnosed prostate cancer is a PSA density of 0.15 or lower, and you are well below 0.15. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Linda, Welcome to the board! :wave: You are getting some great responses. I went straight to hormonal blockade, which evolved in the first year to triple hormonal blockade, for my challenging case back in 1999/2000, but I was slated for radiation at one point and have paid some attention to developments since then, despite lacking first hand experience. I have a few... (11 replies)
... my psa was 6.9 with a Gleason of 6. I had no symptoms. ... (6 replies)


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