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    Welcome to the forum, glad you found us! :) ...

    Welcome to the forum, glad you found us! :)

    Can you give us some more details so we can better understand your situation? Info such as...
    your age
    your PSA history
    number of positive cores...
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    Yup. Remember what many of us are saying -- as a...

    Yup. Remember what many of us are saying -- as a 0.02, you are STILL at 0.0. :)
  3. NOTE: AcPatte contacted me privately before...

    NOTE: AcPatte contacted me privately before posting his above info because he did not want to violate forum rules. We felt it was okay to let him post it because it is basically an informational...
  4. I agree with you, mmguy. Are you listening, ASA?...

    I agree with you, mmguy. Are you listening, ASA? :mrgreen:
  5. You'll find lots more info & comments after the...

    You'll find lots more info & comments after the weekend, RML. I find it hopeful that your PSA was only 10. In the great majority of cases, distant metastasis is usually in double digits, which...
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    Good luck with the retest. Please let us know...

    Good luck with the retest. Please let us know when you have the results.
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    Here's a link to an online article I found. ...

    Here's a link to an online article I found.

    https://www.drugs.com/sfx/lupron-side-effects.html

    I found it under the search phrase, "side effects of Lubron." If you Google this, you'll find...
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    Does this mean you are still waiting to hear from...

    Does this mean you are still waiting to hear from Mayo about the test result?
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    Welcome to the forum, Nytngale. My Mother is...

    Welcome to the forum, Nytngale. My Mother is from Martins Ferry, Ohio (opposite Ohio River bank from Wheeling) and is also a Buckeye. :)

    Sorry about your bad experience in the other forum. I...
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    I've been told by the Mayo uro dept that, if I...

    I've been told by the Mayo uro dept that, if I cannot make it there for my annual physical (including PSA test), they would send me a kit to have the blood drawn locally and then sent to their lab...
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    Remember that you are NOT fighting this alone. ...

    Remember that you are NOT fighting this alone. You have a huge band of forum brothers that you just joined up with -- and we will be here with you every step of the way. Your rising PSA is not an...
  12. Whew! Looks like your PSA is not nearly as bad...

    Whew! Looks like your PSA is not nearly as bad as we first thought, Jesse.

    If it is similar to the previous reading, that offers lots of hope. And the other items on the biopsy report also seem...
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    There could be other reasons (hopefully temporary...

    There could be other reasons (hopefully temporary things) for his erections not being as hard. Since he has been able to have penetrating erections since the surgery, that suggests to me that the...
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    I would strongly agree with you. If it is...

    I would strongly agree with you. If it is considered legitimate by Mayo Clinic, that pretty much validates it in my book. :)
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    I join you, Tim, in waiting to see if anyone else...

    I join you, Tim, in waiting to see if anyone else has an explanation for that. Maybe it was just the doctor's force of habit. LOL
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    Thanks to Nonquixote & ASA for relating that PBT...

    Thanks to Nonquixote & ASA for relating that PBT is not actually a "focal" treatment. In this "light," it would seem to hold tremendous potential and could one day replace traditional EBR.
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    In that same light, I've always been impressed...

    In that same light, I've always been impressed with the radiation oncologist I met with at Mayo Clinic. I told him I was leaning toward surgery because of my huge prostate and associated BPH...
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    Free PSA is another tool in the urologist's...

    Free PSA is another tool in the urologist's toolbox to give an educated guess on the probability of having prostate cancer. The thing is that I don't know how it might be used for cases that have...
  19. I was pleasantly surprised when I asked my...

    I was pleasantly surprised when I asked my surgeon if I had to take all of that horrible tasting $h!t the night before the surgery. He said it is NOT required and I actually was allowed to eat my...
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    Indeed, doctors do tend to recommend their own...

    Indeed, doctors do tend to recommend their own area of expertise as treatment options, etc. And, in past years, I believe there truly WAS a legitimate concern of external beam radiation triggering...
  21. Sounds like he has a very curable case. Also...

    Sounds like he has a very curable case. Also looks like you've got just about everything he'll need.

    And I can officially predict that he will be in love with that donut for the ride home.
    ...
  22. I agree with ASA. As a surgery patient, you are...

    I agree with ASA. As a surgery patient, you are actually looking good. Your PSA is still holding at zero.

    So have a great weekend, enjoy the upcoming holiday and don't be concerned about that...
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    Excellent. And, the more he walks, the faster...

    Excellent. And, the more he walks, the faster his recovery, etc. Good to hear that he is doing a lot of that. :)
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    <0.1 is ZERO, so that would generally suffice unless dealing with a case with a very high Gleason score.
  25. Welcome to the forum, Notadoctor. And here's...

    Welcome to the forum, Notadoctor. And here's hoping that you are one of those who do VERY WELL. :)
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