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Is prostate-specific antigen (psa) used to monitor efficacy of therapy?

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Dr. Richard Sarle answered

Specializes in Urology

Yes: Psa is a method for monitoring a pt post treatment...After surgery psa should be at an undetectable level....If psa rises after any primary treatment this usually means cancer growth.

Answered 12/16/2014

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

Specializes in Pathology

Yes: Psa is much more useful to monitor the response to treatment for prostate cancer than it is for diagnosis of cancer.

Answered 4/16/2012

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