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  1. I'm more worried about dementia than cancer.....I...

    I'm more worried about dementia than cancer.....I will be 73 in September.
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    I heard back from my urologist and this is what...

    I heard back from my urologist and this is what he said:

    "The free PSA is useful for screening men for the possibility of prostate cancer in those not previously diagnosed with nor treated for...
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    Well I guess I should be worried if my PSA is...

    Well I guess I should be worried if my PSA is over > 0.2 because it is 0.75 or 1.20 depending on which lab is right!

    BeeMan
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    DjinTonic, looking back over my lab results on...

    DjinTonic, looking back over my lab results on the Pt. portal.....I swear I don't see where a Free PSA was ordered, just a PSA1. Also, no % is given. I'm confused now. They draw my blood in the...
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    Surely I am not the only one that has Free PSA's...

    Surely I am not the only one that has Free PSA's every 6 months after IMRT for prostate cancer. Doesn't anyone here have experience with the above?

    BeeMan
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    Djin Tonic, my urologist always orders a Free...

    Djin Tonic, my urologist always orders a Free PSA. I had SRT in 2014 plus HRT. It was not a mistake. So, now what is your opinion?

    BeeMan
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    HighlanderCFH and Tim, I found this article but...

    HighlanderCFH and Tim, I found this article but it is still very confusing.

    https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/what-is-the-difference-between-psa-and-free-psa-20091001114

    BeeMan
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    Free PSA vs Regular PSA

    Update and question: I had my recent Free PSA done on 06/07/2019 and it was 0.75....my urologist recommends observation and no treatment, he said, "you certainly do not need to be on hormone therapy...
  9. Update and question: I had my recent Free PSA...

    Update and question: I had my recent Free PSA done on 06/07/2019 and it was 0.75....my urologist recommends observation and no treatment, he said, "you certainly do not need to be on hormone therapy...
  10. My next PSA level will be done along with a...

    My next PSA level will be done along with a testosterone level (per my RO request) on June 7th, 2019. I have been pondering a question: when I had my last PSA done 12/05/2018, I also was passing a...
  11. Heard from my radiation oncologist yesterday and...

    Heard from my radiation oncologist yesterday and he said, "he was OK was my PSA 0.74"......to keep following up every 6 months with my urologist!

    BeeMan
  12. HighlanderCFH, Michael F, OldTiredSailor, I want...

    HighlanderCFH, Michael F, OldTiredSailor, I want to thank you for your input and advice. If I can make it to the mid-80's with good health, I will be happy! My wife and I have an online friend thru a...
  13. I'm basically healthy. Don't smoke (quit when I...

    I'm basically healthy. Don't smoke (quit when I was 25). 5' 10", 152 lbs. Alcohol in moderation. Eat healthy but love sweets....not a diabetic. BP stable (not on meds). Excellent cholesterol. I do...
  14. "Metastatic disease is incurable but it can be...

    "Metastatic disease is incurable but it can be treated"…..well, that is sure depressing!!! Could you elaborate, anyone?

    My radiation oncologist does not do extra tests (bone scans, MRI) until a...
  15. The key questions for an MO to answer: - "Do...

    The key questions for an MO to answer:

    - "Do I have recurrent PCa?"

    - "What is the lowest PSA level at which there is risk of metastatic disease occurring?"

    - "What are the current...
  16. Michael F., my PSA for 2017: 2/27/2018 PSA 0.57 ...

    Michael F., my PSA for 2017:
    2/27/2018 PSA 0.57 Urologist said I could come back in one year.

    8/23/2017 PSA 0.59
  17. I am 72, born in 1946. I don't remember how to...

    I am 72, born in 1946. I don't remember how to update my signature.

    BeeMan
  18. Update: PSA slowly rising since radiation 2014

    Hello all, my last PSA as of Dec. 5, 2018 is 0.74. My urologist said that is okay but now would like to see me back every 6 months instead of a year. I never did get a primary oncologist just report...
  19. Update: My last PSA was done on 8/17/2016 and it...

    Update: My last PSA was done on 8/17/2016 and it was 0.44. My urologist says I can now have my PSA drawn every 6 months instead of every 3 months. He expects it to fluctuate. My radiation oncologist...
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    Report: Donald Trump's doctor wrote health letter...

    Report: Donald Trump's doctor wrote health letter in 5 minutes (Dr. Bornstein released letter....it is all over the internet).
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    Trump's Reported PSA by his Dr.

    Question: Trump's PSA has been reported to be 0.15 and he has never had prostate cancer....so says his personal physician. Can a man 70 yrs. old have a PSA that low without having prostate cancer or...
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    I'm reading what you guys had to say about the...

    I'm reading what you guys had to say about the dos and don't prior to the PSA test. Before my last PSA was drawn (Feb. 15, 2016) the urologist did a DRE...if I remember correctly, that is a no, no....
  23. Chatted via email with a Facebook friend that had...

    Chatted via email with a Facebook friend that had Proton Radiation RX 5 years ago at MD Anderson in Houston for Prostate cancer, no hormone RX. He has not been able to get his PSA lower than 1.2 in...
  24. First of all, thank you HighlanderCFH for moving...

    First of all, thank you HighlanderCFH for moving this thread to where I could find it!

    OldCH4, I feel your pain since my PSA has been rising after IMRT/HT and I am now wondering what to do, also....
  25. Ok Guys with similar history as mine.... waiting...

    Ok Guys with similar history as mine.... waiting for feedback on what to do?

    BeeMan
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