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... Apparently it is extremely rare and the lowest value found is usually Gleason 3. ... (6 replies)
PSA anxiety
Aug 18, 2011
... Update: PSA Value Lab Normal Range of Lab 12/04/2008 2.1 Lab A 0-3.5 11/18/2009 2.8 Lab A 0-3.5 03/04/2011 3.5 Lab B 0-3.1 05/23/2011 3.4 (.147 free) Lab A 0-3.5 06/15/2011 2.7 Lab C (10 replies)
Psa Test
Dec 13, 2007
... To be on the safe side, hormonal blockade therapy, perhaps coupled with radiation, might be your best bet. If the cancer is beyond the range of radiation, I'm thinking that radiation might not add much value at this point. There are two outstanding books that talk about hormonal therapy. ... (7 replies)

... Jim's just gave you some excellent advice- as he always does. I'll second your opinion to get a more enlightened urologist. You're a long way ahead of many patients in that you've empowered yourself to get educated and not accept everything you hear at face value (whether it's from one of us on this board, or from an official physician...). (4 replies)
... Pre Treatment PSA 4. ... (22 replies)
... but it is already, at treatment, in the age range where we tend to lose peers to death, in sharp contrast to the RP group, where death of peers is rather unusual. ... (44 replies)
... It's helpful to get your historical insights about these tests, but I want to make a few points about why I'm enthusiastic regarding the value of these tests. I'll comment in green using an excerpt from your post a couple of posts back, behind Gleason9's post that also supports use of those tests. ... (27 replies)
... rd is that it helps us exchange views and both fertilize and weed our own personal fields of what we think is true, and I believe these threads will have the key value of helping fellow survivors and their loved ones with their decisions. ... (22 replies)
... For each of these values the confidence interval is fairly tight, indicating that the true value of the projection is very likely very near the indicated value. ... (62 replies)
... re are a couple of recent threads about it. Unfortunately, it appears that a strong motivation to hold down health care costs, coupled with a low regard for the value of lives of senior men, is clouding the vision of many in the health care community. ... (5 replies)
... prostatic sources of PSA. I was responding to someone who was worried that the PSA after prostatectomy wasn't measured accurately enough by standard tests, and was trying to allay her fears. ... (27 replies)
... Hi again sbear, kcon has already done a great job of responding to your concerns in this post, so I'll just add some comments to an excerpt of your post #13 in green where you might be helped by other thoughts or for emphasis of what he said. Jim I believe daff recommended this before, but its worth making sure the urologist will use numbing agents and other... (70 replies)
... As you can see, it would not take much for the result to be nudged to the slightly higher value of 0.01. There is some daily variation in PSA values in the normal range, and I suspect that also applies to ultrasensitive PSA values. ... (2 replies)
... and it persuaded my doctor and me that it would not be worthwhile to have another Lupron shot in order to continue to see if my PSA would drop below 0.01 as it had on my previous two cycles. ... (6 replies)
Prostate cancer
Jul 5, 2009
... I had radiation therpy for prostate cancer 10years ago and my oncologist monitors my condition every year.With a reading of 10 psa wouldI need to go on hormonal replacement therpy? ... (6 replies)
Prostate cancer
Jul 4, 2009
... I would answer that a PSA test result of 10 means that you should set up an appointment with a urologist to look further into what caused this result. The value of 10 is above the normal range. ... (6 replies)
... Hi again kcon, I'm inserting some replies in blue, but generally that report looks quite favorable. Keep in mind though that I have never had enrolled medical education. Jim My impression as a savvy layman is that the biopsy report, with your other information, leaves all options open to you. :cool: That specifically includes the option of Active Surveillance with... (57 replies)
... For instance, 8 ounces of POM Wonderful pomegranate juice extended PSA doubling times of recurring patients from an average of about 15 months to over 50 months! ... (2 replies)
... my PSA had stabilized in April at 0.04, a little higher than I was aiming for, but below the key level of 0.05. ... (5 replies)
Apr 8, 2009
... Your'e welcome. I hope this helps. Take care, :wave: Jim (2 replies)

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