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Was the Gleason score of the cancer 6?
Based on your Gleason score of your cancer, there is no chance that you are going to die from this cancer. As long as your doctor monitors your PSA, they can certainly act on the cancer before it becomes aggressive. Gleason six tumors are ones that we monitor in today's urology practice. It is customary to perform active surveillance where we just watch the PSA with this very early-stage cancer. You do not have to worry about dying from this. Hope this helps
The MRI is probably not going to show anything since you have such an early stage cancer. Cancer can occur at any PSA value. But most cancers occur above the PSA level of 4.0. This is where we make the cut off otherwise we would detect too many insignificant low level cancers that would likely not progressed to anything at all. Again, based on your very early-stage prostate cancer, you have nothing to worry about in terms of dying from this.
It could be due to a larger prostate or the presence of inflammation as well
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