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... 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)

... Some kits are reliably sensitive to the third decimal place, but I am not aware that that adds clinical value. ... (2 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)
Apr 8, 2009
... Your'e welcome. I hope this helps. Take care, :wave: Jim (2 replies)
... last fall it was 2.9. But in Feb. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Goelfamily, Congratulations on your dad's most excellent news! :D I'll insert some comments in green. May your dad keep up those wonderful reports! :) I'm sure his results are inspiring many readers on the board. :angel: Take care, (47 replies)
... However, with the aid of an ultrasensitive PSA test that detects PSA down to a level of less than 0.01 units of PSA, you could wait to see how your PSA tests turned out before starting radiation, without incurring much added risk. ... (2 replies)
... comfort and help here. I'll add some comments in green to parts of your post. Like your dad, I too had some challenging features in my case, including initial PSA coincidentally of 113, but my Gleason score was lower and no bone mets were detected. ... (8 replies)
... ntil an insurance physical declined him for an elevated PSA. At that time we asked for the results of his previous tests from the GP. All of which were showing a rising trend over the years that nobody caught. The last "normal" had gone from a 2.9 to a 3. ... (11 replies)
... PM, but at that time I lacked confirmation of several important points, which I now have. ... (44 replies)
... as you have responded well. Which drug to use could be a judgment call depending on how satisfied you are with recovery as testosterone comes back, and what the PSA and DHT are doing. ... (5 replies)
... cent blood test. Every six months he gets a routine blood test to monitor his cholesterol, triglic., etc. They also measure his PSA. I don't know much about this but from what I have researched briefly on the web is that anything below a 4.0 is normal. ... (3 replies)
Perineum Pain
Feb 5, 2020
... Hi guys, this is my first post. I am a 49 y.o. diagnosed in 2018 with Metastatic Prostate Cancer. My PSA began rising in 2004 and I finally found a Urologist who would perform a biopsy under anesthesia. ... (5 replies)
... My situation was somewhat similar. Dx in Oct 2002 with a PSA of 4. ... (3 replies)
... The urologist also felt the nodule and stated that Jerry's PSA is "high for his age". Jerry is currently 55 years of age and his PSA was right at the top of "normal" ... just under 4. ... (6 replies)
... I am 65 years old. I was diagnosed with G8 prostate cancer just a week ago with PSA of 5.2. My 3T MRI shows a 0.5 cc tumor in the peripheral zone abutting the capsule but without evidence of extracapsular extension. ... (9 replies)
... I knew right off that my case was challenging. I had a PSA of 113. ... (32 replies)

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