My dad has bladder cancer confined to lining but i think grade3... Cancer free for one year. Psa was high at beginning. ( not sure of actual number) maybe 4, after BCG therapy for the bladder cancer it has gone up to 6.1 .... After 3 biopsies, 2 with"suspicious cell" 1 neg, he was referred to dr. Shinohara at ucsf. He did another biopsy which was positive for a slow growing cancer, my dad said he recommended just monitoring it since it was small and sow growing. Of course he didn't ask any questions so I don't know the Gleason score or anything. My dad is only 52, does the doctor just not think he will live long enough for this to cause him an issue? I'm very worried about that, or is this an option for any younger healthy man without bladder cancer? Also are the 2 related or just had luck? My dad never smoked or had risk factors for the darn bladder cancer in the first place. Any help would be greatly appreciated. View Thread
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