Posted 11/4/2021 5:42 AM (GMT -7)
Groundhog, welcome, hope you are just passing through.
As Halbert said, the rise in your PSA is very typical of what MIGHT indicate cancer. Slow, steady, with no downticks. Its pretty much what i experienced. Re the MRI, my understanding is that even with a 3T MRI, it can more easily pick up more aggressive tumors, and often will miss the less aggressive, i.e. G6, Grade Group 1. So in a way, thats good news.
It's interesting to me that he is doing a saturation biopsy (if i understand correctly). I thought that was usually done after a number of TRUS biopsies that came back negative, in the face of a continuing rise in PSA. But its not a bad thing, if he does a saturation biopsy much less chance of a false negative (which is what happened to me on my first biopsy 2 years before i was diagnoed.
Good luck and keep us posted