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Prostate cancer, testicles removed, PSA level 11

sir my grandfather has prostate cancer and he had enlarged prostate gland operation 1 year ago .in that we got to know that he has cancer so according to doctor we got his testicles removed now we came to know from PSA test that he has cancer.his PSA level is 11. so what can be his treatment knoe. his age is 87. he doesnt have sugar .he has bp which can be controlled by medicines
Asked On : Mon, 14 May 2012
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Thanks Ayush for the query,
Please let me know is it biopsy confirmed that your father has cancer of prostate or it is on the basis of Psa level that you are thinking of cancer. This level of Psa is significant of enlarged prostate. If it is not confirmed and the testicles are already removed you need to observe your father and repeat PSA level after three months. For exact treatment you need to have full evaluation of the prostatic cancer like gleason scoring, status of pelvic lymphadenopathy, any evidence of distant metastasis . For this you need to see Clinical Oncologist if you have not done so who will guide you properly.
Treatment of prostatic cancer is stage and symptom dependent. Any more query you are welcome.
Answered: Sun, 20 May 2012
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