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What are psa and tumor markers for prostate bone metastasis?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi answered

Specializes in Radiation Oncology

Prostate specific antigen. Men all have a level of psa if they have a prostate. Arbitrary normal levels are age & race dependent. If you have prostate cancer, and bones are involved, your psa will likely be greater than 10 ng/ml. Psa levels that double in short intervals are more likely to do this. However, very undifferentiated prostate cancers may not generate psa, and one can have bony mets.

Answered May 2, 2019

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