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What type of treatment that suitable for 80 years old prostate problem with psa 9.8 ?

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Hematology and Oncology 20 years experience
Diagnosis?: A diagnosis is needed. Is this prostatis, bph, or prostate cancer? If cancer , what stage , and what are the treatment options... A urologist can help clarify...
Dr. Philip Miller
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Screening: Make sure patient has a transrectal prostate ultrasound. If there is no sign of tumor, a urologist will probably want to take a prostate biopsy. No medication should be started until these tests are completed. If the prostate is simply enlarged ( BPH ) without tumor. There are mediciations to help shrink the gland and enhance urination.

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