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Prostate Cancer

Question of 7/26/04 . Impact of Proscar

07/27/2004

Question:

You answered about 50% in about 3 months. It is a reproductible decline. What is a reproductible decline? Thank you for your prompt reply, but would appreciate further clarification.

Answer:

It means that PSA will be reduced by about 50%.  Reproducible means that this occurs in all patients on the medication.  I hope this clarifies my prior comment.  If not please let me know.

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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