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OK. Here goes. psa 12/10. 1.7 Psa 12/11. 1.8 Psa 12/12. 1.9
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OK...at age 54 took PSA... .8 Went on Adovert for BPH - PSA
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My husband is 62. His father had prostate cancer at age 67.
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I am on Avodart and proscar and have been for several years.
I am on Avodart and proscar and have been for several years. My psa has gone from 1.4 to 1.7 over several years. In other words, it was 1.5 a year ago, then 1.6 six monts ago, and now 6 monts later it… read more
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I have a question about PSA trends in my husband, who is on
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My doctor has concerns about possible prostate cancer.
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My PSA doubling time and velocity went up sharply over a
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I had a negative biopsy in March 2011. To be more thourough
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My husband who is 64 just had a PSA of 4.3. He has slight,
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In 3/07 my husband's PSA was 1.3. In 2/08 it had increased
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If my PSA was 1.7 in 2006, and rose to 3.3 in Jan. 2010,
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I am a 60 year old caucasian male, with a slightly enlarged
I am a 60 year old white caucasian male, with a slightly enlarged prostate. Over the past 5-10 years, I have been having symptoms of this, including a weaker urine stream and taking longer to urinate.… read more
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