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Re: Test Results

Sorry should of said I’m from England, note sure if I said the right thing with biopsy all I know it was 18 needles.

Regards Gary

Re: Test Results

Gary; It would seem you hopefully have a good chance of not belonging to our group here of cancer "victims". Biopsy results, presence of infection, and prostate size all show good promise that you don't have cancer but BPH along with an infection. Never hurts to be cautious but as this site says, Don't panic. There s nothing for sure in this but both an infection , which seems the case with lowered numbers after treatment, and the large size of the prostate can easily account for elevated PSA results. It is uncommon to have your elevated PSA without something showing up in the biopsy if caused by cancer. I have read stories that show curing prostate infection is sometimes a longer ordeal than we hope for so you may still have that going on. Be cautious but be careful not to over react. Sadly there have been cases where treatment was administered for cancer with no cancer found after all was said and done. Not to scare anyone but treatment can be worse than the disease. Though life changing, it certainly doesn't carry the risk of death as the disease does however. Jon.

Re: Test Results

Hi Jon,

Thanks for the reply just got back from hospital they said they are going to keep an eye on my psa and said to book one in 2 months, they are doing one more test now looking for abnormal cells in my urine they have just sent off, they said with the other tests being clear it’s unlikely to show anything but all the same it’s got me worried again with the result.

Regards Gary