Join Date: May 2011
Location: London, , United Kingdom
I had an elevated PSA (6) in 2003. by December 2008 I had experienced three of those rectal biopsies all negative. My PSA, however, was up to 25. It was feared that the cancer though not found, could be outside the prostate.
March 2009 saw me undergoing a new procedure called Template Biopsy. I highly recommend this approach which is carried out under anesthetic and takes 30 x 1mm cores. Result: cancer found. Treatment choices: Radiation or Surgical removal of the gland. I opted for the later which was performed using the DaVinci Robot.
Today: Just had by quarterly blood test which shows zero PSA. So far so good. After lung cancer, prostate cancer is the major killer in men. Don't neglect it.