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... Jul 2008 PSA 1. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Albie, :wave: Welcome to the board - we're glad to have you, :) but you are not in the club just yet, even though you feel like it. I'm posting this after reading your questions and some comments that should really help you, as of kcon's 5th post. I'm quoting from your fourth post below. Did kcon already recommend to you the book "A Primer on Prostate Cancer -... (6 replies)
... with a diagnosis of prostate cancer in early 2007. First time ever PSA tests came in at 298 and 263. ... (5 replies)

... one of the reliable ultrasensitive PSA tests. These tests can reliably assess PSA levels to as low as less than 0. ... (42 replies)
... st PSA test result was 16.9, Nov. 2010, via primary care physician. ... (4 replies)
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... PSA after Radio therapy was .1 and constant. Ealrier this year January 2009 PSA test revealed as .3 , I was concern but doctor asked me to repeat after six month. I just another test in Auguest 2009 and my current PSA came as 1.9. ... (11 replies)
... I'm new to this board, but not new to these kinds of forums. Allow me a few moments to give some background and state my question. ... (0 replies)
... I had a similar pattern of slowly rising PSA a year ago, PSA up to 3.5. Normal DRE. Local Urologist suggested biopsy. I deferred. Got a consult at a major internationally known academic center. The PSA there was 2.7. ... (27 replies)
Not very happy...
Apr 18, 2012
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... Hi Dave, I'm always interested in comments from chemo veterans because that may be in my future some day, and I appreciate your account. My thanks. Of course, I'm hoping that does not happen and a cure will be found that will avoid the need. However, this disease does teach us that it helps to be prepared. I'm adding some comments in green. Take care, (10 replies)
... I had the seed implant in August of 2007. So this experience is a recent one. My PSA had been on the rise for the last 2 years. My general practioner and I chose to observe this, and as it continued upward made the decision to take action. ... (8 replies)
... It looks like you are doing very well, but I can empathize completely with your concern about a rising PSA. ... (3 replies)
... it can be an infection. Also, the PSA test can show elevated results if there had been recent sexual activity or a digital rectal exam prior to their taking blood for the test. ... (3 replies)
... H. Ballentine Carter. Walsh wouldn't even see me for surgical consultation but advised 3D Conformal Radiation by FAX due to age cutoff bias at Hopkins which I believe is due to cherry picking for lowest risk cases. ... (139 replies)
... This situation is noticed when one has low levels of androgens in circulation but the cancer is active as expressed in a rising PSA. ... (21 replies)
... My notes show that Dr. Myers made such a statement. Of course the notes are a paraphrase, jotted down rapidly, but I'm confident they reflect what he said. ... (8 replies)
... The ultrasound is used first by the doc to get approximate dimensions of your prostate, so he can calculate the volume. Whether it's normal or enlarged, and by how much, is one of the inputs gathered. ... (6 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. ... (3 replies)
... into the thousands, but that is not good! ... (6 replies)

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