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Sudden rise in PSA score

Prostate Cancer | Last Active: Oct 1, 2023 | Replies (12)

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Thanks. I am going to try to get a re-test as soon as possible. My doctor called in for another psa test tomorrow at Labcorp. I think they are reasonably reliable, and then I'll get a followup in another month or 2.

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I've been using Labcorp all along, they've been consistent, however, you have to make sure your order specifies "ultra-sensitive PSA" test. The office messed up on one and we just threw the result away as it was only 0.0 as opposed to the ultra which has been consistently < .006 (fingers crossed, knocks on wood, scratch a stay...

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The best way to obtain the most accurate and reliable PSA tests are to go to the same lab for every test you have performed!