Aa
A
A
A
Close
Prostate Cancer Community
972 Members
Avatar universal

Prostate Cancer

my dad, 59 y/o had nocturia about 3-4 times a night but he drinks water and tea around 12 glasses a day one of which he drinks before he sleeps. no any other symptoms. consulted a urologist had psa. results came at 7.5ug/L he was given xatral. then has psa again results came back with 5.5ug/L was given antibiotic for a month. was ordered to have psa/freepsa. results ar: psa 6.6ug/L ang free psa 1.37ug/L with 21% ratio. he is very worried that it is indeed cancer since it says in his lab result that 24% is suggestive of cancer. he had a history of laryngeal cancer last year and had total laryngectomy so he is very worried. do you think it is really cancer? should he have a biopsy? thanks
0 Responses
Have an Answer?
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
A report from Missouri Medicine argues that, despite earlier media coverage, increased omega-3 fatty acid intake does not increase prostate cancer risk.
They got it all wrong: Why the PSA test is imperative for saving lives from prostate cancer
Get the facts about this disease that affects more than 240,000 men each year.
10 prostate cancer misconceptions debunked.
Diet and digestion have more to do with cancer prevention than you may realize
For people with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), the COVID-19 pandemic can be particularly challenging.