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Thread: Need advice on what to expect when PSA levels go up after Salvage Radiation Therapy.

  1. #21
    Quote Originally Posted by Dougbla View Post
    The results are back and it’s back to undetectable! <0.01 ng/mL
    I see my Urologist Tuesday. I have never had a reading go down like this, I’m hoping the doc tells me the last reading was an anomaly, feeling soooooo relieved at the moment.
    Hi Dougbla! Now that is some GOOD News! Congrats!

    Keep the "<" glued to the front end of your PSA results!

    Have a great appointment on Tuesday!

    MF
    Last edited by Michael F; 08-19-2019 at 01:58 PM.

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    Seems like you're gonna need to find something other than PCa to worry about, Doug

    Congrats....
    72...LUTS for the past 7 years
    TURP 2/16,
    G3+4 discovered
    3T MRI 5/16
    MRI fusion guided biopsy 6/16
    14 cores; four G 3+3, one G3+4,
    CIPRO antibiotic = C. Diff infection 7/16
    Cured with Vanco for 14 days
    Second 3T MRI 1/17
    Worsened bulging of posterior capsule
    Oncotype DX GPS 3/17, LFP risk 63%, Likelihood of Low
    Grade Disease 81%, Likelihood of Organ Confined 80%
    RALP 7/13/17 Dr. Gonzaglo @ Univ of Miami
    G3+4 Confirmed, Organ confined
    pT2 pNO pMn/a Grade Group 2
    PSA 0.32 to .54 over 3 months
    DCFPyl PET & ercMRI Scans - 11/17
    A one inch tumor still in prostate bed = failed surgery
    All met scans clear
    SRT, 2ADT, IMGT 70.2 Gys @1.8 per, completed 5/18
    Radiation Procitis, and Ulcerative Colitis flaired after 20 years
    PSA <.006 9/18, .054 11/18, .070 12/18, .067 2/19, .078 5/19, .074 7/19, .081 9/19
    We'll see....what is not known dwarfs what is thought to be fact

 

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