Posted 5/3/2008 11:58 AM (GMT -6)
This is always a possibility, but you have the decision on how long to wait to test again. If you would like to be tested more frequently, you can ask (politely demand) to do so. But, since you are at a PSA high postsurgery. This probably isn't bounce. But it could be an errant reading, in which case requesting another test is understandable for peace of mind. Thank you for all the support you have given me, and you know how to reach me so that I can be there for you. Be well and be positive.
Age 45 (44 when Dx)
Pre-op PSA was 19.8
Surgery on Feb 16, 2007 @ The City of Hope
Post-Op Pathology: Gleason 4+3=7, positive margins, Stage pT3b (Stage III)
HT began in May, '07 with Lupron and Casodex 50mg
IMRT radiation for 38 Treatments ending August 3, '07
Current PSA (1/08): <0.1
I will continue HT until May '09.
Years in Remission (3/23/07): 1
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