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hi, I'm from Belgium. Here we say that cancer is back when PSA reaches 0.20 after radical Prostatectomy.In the States, is this the same or is it 0.4?Now my PSA is 0.30 18 months after…Continue
Started by Delhasse. Last reply by Howard Ross yesterday.
Roy and I went to Duke today to meet with Dr Andrew Armstrong, medical oncologist. He recommended adjuvant radiation to the prostate bed plus 6 months ADT, with possible longer term ADT, even though…Continue
Started by Maria Ore. Last reply by Kingsley on Thursday.
after removal of prostate I was all right during one year then psa began to rise again: 0.10 0.15 0.20....when it reached 0.38 I started salvage radiotherapydoctor said : after the salvage therapy…Continue
Started by Delhasse. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Feb 2.
I am interested to know what experiences others have had regarding their PSA scores after completing Salvage Radiation. I finished 38 IMRT treatments at the end of June 2013. The radiation…Continue
Started by Dave S.. Last reply by Delhasse Feb 2.
Two weeks ago I completed 7 weeks of radiation following a rise in my PSA. I had a radical 1 1/2 years ago. I have leg pains similar to the "Growing Pains" I experienced as a kid. They are…Continue
Started by john schmidt. Last reply by Delhasse Feb 2.
Did anyone hear of Holep? Why is it so rare? Why is not an option in case cancer has not been ruled out, if it in fact removes the entire prostate but is somewhat easier to the patient than TURP? Is…Continue
Started by Hull. Last reply by Richard L. Jan 31.
Hi,A year after Holep (so no enlarged prostate), PSA rose from 10 after Holep to 15 now. What can explain such a high PSA other than prostate cancer (with such a high PSA I would expect somethin on a…Continue
Started by Hull. Last reply by Chuck Grim Jan 29.
Hi,Can anyone recommend someone who can do a good biopsy in the San Francisco area (without damage and the least false negative). After very smooth Holep, PSA went down to 10, but increased to 15 and…Continue
Started by Hull. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Jan 22.
Well, had PSA test again, a rise from 3.9 to 5.5 this time. It is bouncing a little up and down, retest in 2 months now if PSA rise, again MRI and biopsy's despite nothing found last time ( aug 2015)Continue
Started by Marc Stronken. Last reply by E. Michael D. ("Mike") Scott Jan 21.