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    Rising P.S.A after surgery, radition and 6 months of hormone therpery
    gibbler123 posted:
    Here goes,
    - Jan. 2010 had turp done because of rising psa and 4 negative biospy..psa was 13..found cancer in core of prostate..decided on surgery ..but put off till July 2010 because of work.
    -July 2010 had surgery removed prostate..after surgery ..still psa of .64 doctor suggested radition..
    -Sept. 2010 had 36 days of radition..found out in Nov.still had a psa of .34..
    -Nov.2010 started 6 months of horomone therpery..
    - April 2011 psa went done to .03..very happy..
    -have been going to get psa checked every 6 months.
    - Nov. 2011 psa slightly elevated to .05
    - April 2012 psa is now .08..

    My guestion is are these reading's really anything to be worried doctor wants me to go back on hormones but I really do not want to ..he say's I must have cancer cells floating around..I am only 52 years old..
    An_245012 responded:
    you might want to ask your doctor to call the lab where the blood work was done and find out what test they used. one is called WHO i cant remember the other i think its called hybrid?? {not sure} if the lab used different testings that can give different readings on the psa level. I just read that online a few min ago.

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