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What Stage is the Prostate Cancer in if the PSA Level is 81?

09/29/2005

Question:

What does it mean when your PSA Levels elevated to 81.0? What stage does this mean the cancer is in? Is it by chance spreading?

Answer:

You should see a urologist who would likely perform a biopsy of the prostate.  Based on that finding other studies may be done to properly stage the disease.

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Response by:

Martin I Resnick, MD Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University