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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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
Bad News Day
Dec 14, 2011
... on radiation five months later and have been on Hormone Blockade since before the radiation. In hindsight I would have gone to triple blockade sooner than I did but I was not presented with the option.. Metastatic activity was evident from the PSA results. ... (3 replies)
... and passed away August 13, 2004. He had about 4 really good years on the hormone therapy. It kept the cancer under control and he was able to work and live a normal life. In December 2002, PSA was rising with the cancer spreading throughout his bones and they didn't offer much hope. ... (24 replies)

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