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by lenihant
Thu May 05, 2016 11:16 pm
Forum: MRI and other scans
Topic: Biopsy Procedural Differences in the States
Replies: 1
Views: 14494

Biopsy Procedural Differences in the States

In reading you blog, I see you are in favor of preforming an MRI on the prostate pior to the biopsy to isolate areas of potential concern. You are also in favor of performing a Transperineal Biopsy versus the Transrectal Biopsy using the MRI data to target the area of interest and allowing access to...
by lenihant
Thu May 05, 2016 11:04 pm
Forum: Prevention: Drugs, Diet and Lifestyle
Topic: Causes for Prostate Cancer
Replies: 1
Views: 7423

Causes for Prostate Cancer

I reading about prostate cancer, I get the impression there are two kinds of prostate cancer – one that is aggressive (fast spreading) and one that is slow (you will probably die of something else before it becomes a serious issue!). Can you please help me with the following questions? 1. I haven’t ...
by lenihant
Thu May 05, 2016 11:01 pm
Forum: Choosing a treatment
Topic: Elevated PSA and 4K Scores
Replies: 1
Views: 19180

Elevated PSA and 4K Scores

I have read that a PSA score above 4 ng/ml is considered in the elevated range and could be cause for prostate cancer concern. The PSA score has had some controversy associated with it and for a period of time my GP (in the States) recommended not to have it done. There is a newer test called the 4K...

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