psa still going up

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waterloo
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Date Joined Jan 2009
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   Posted 3/10/2011 5:57 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Everyone
Just got my husband'd psa.It has gone up from jan /11  psa 1.07 to march /11  psa 1.50
We had it done a little early because we want to head home and the  Dr is here which is 8 hr away.I guess we better wait to hear from him before heading home.Not sure what he will have to say.His last words were wait till it  gose up to 2 or more before talking about any treatment  but I think that it is a pretty fast rise for the time line.
Thanks for reading
Deidre

My Husband DX at age of 54 in 2006 09/2006-RP Original Gleason 3+4=7Post OP 4+3=7
PSA PO RP .004 Everything going good till May 2008
05/08 PSA 0.05
07/08 -0.09
10/08 -0.16
01/09 -0.24
RT March 2009 33 in total
07/09 PSA 0.4 Testosterone -15
09/09 -0.55 T -13
10/09 bone scan Clear
12/09 PSA 0.52 T-13
03/2010 “ 0.7 T-11.8
06/10 “ 0.61 T - 9
09/10 “ 0.8 T -11.4
01/2011 PSA 1.07 T -12.7

60Michael
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Date Joined Jan 2009
Total Posts : 2222
   Posted 3/10/2011 8:19 PM (GMT -6)   
Deidra,
Sorry to hear of the PSA results, but that was a 2 month span so the Doc might be right on his call. But get a second opinion if you are uncomfortable with his suggestion. Keep us posted.
Michael
Dx with PCA 12/08 2 out of 12 cores positive 4.5 psa
59 yo when diagnosed, 61 yo 2010
Robotic surgery 5/09
Gleason upgraded to 3+5, volume less than 10%
2 pads per day, 1 depends but getting better,
started ED tx 7/17, slow go
Post op dx of neuropathy
T2C left lateral and left posterior margins involved
3 months psa.01, 6 month psa.4
Started IMRT Jan. 2010 72gys
7month post SRT PSA .2

waterloo
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Date Joined Jan 2009
Total Posts : 100
   Posted 3/10/2011 8:35 PM (GMT -6)   
 

Well the Dr called,he is very good at calling with the official results. He want's to wait till the June psa test ..which is what I pretty much new any ways. He said there is cancer floating around and we just have to wait for it to rear it's ugly head..Just love the waiting game. Has anyone had balance isusse's. My Husband has a CT,EEG all kinds of blood work ,Eye and Ear tested and has tried different meds. Its really doing a number on him .This has taken place since he had radiation ..

Deidre


My Husband DX at age of 54 in 2006 09/2006-RP Original Gleason 3+4=7Post OP 4+3=7
PSA PO RP .004 Everything going good till May 2008
05/08 PSA 0.05
07/08 -0.09
10/08 -0.16
01/09 -0.24
RT March 2009 33 in total
07/09 PSA 0.4 Testosterone -15
09/09 -0.55 T -13
10/09 bone scan Clear
12/09 PSA 0.52 T-13
03/2010 “ 0.7 T-11.8
06/10 “ 0.61 T - 9
09/10 “ 0.8 T -11.4
01/2011 PSA 1.07 T -12.7
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