Q: My father in law was referred to a urologist because of a psa count of 22...is this likely to be prostate cancer?
Dear Runniong MAma:
PSA sores are noy terribly exact!! Don't expect them to tell you what it is! A PSA. Can indicate
A problem. It could be cancer or it could be an enlarged prostate. Get the Biopsy and you will know! Either can be treated so do not worry. Chances are he is fine!
A PSA of 22 is very likely to be associated with prostate cancer. If you father-in-law has the new onset of urinary tract symptoms, then it can be related to an infectious problem. A simple evaluation with a Urologist will shed some light on this.
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