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I would like info on treatment for fising psa after prostatectomy. level is now 1.49 13 months post op.?

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Dr. James Lin
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Rising PSA after definitive Rx such as radical prostatectomy (RP), external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) or brachytherapy (radio-seed implant) or cryotherapy may suggest: local recurrence /residual tumor or nearby spread such as lymph node or distant spread such as to lungs, ribs, spine, pelvis, hips, etc.
How to handle individual condition? Ask your treating urologist for assessment and Rx as ..

In brief: Here are some ...

Rising PSA after definitive Rx such as radical prostatectomy (RP), external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) or brachytherapy (radio-seed implant) or cryotherapy may suggest: local recurrence /residual tumor or nearby spread such as lymph node or distant spread such as to lungs, ribs, spine, pelvis, hips, etc.
How to handle individual condition? Ask your treating urologist for assessment and Rx as ..
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