What are the treatment protocols for prostate cancer following post-radiation therapy recurrence?

Updated: Dec 29, 2020
  • Author: Winston W Tan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: E Jason Abel, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • Defined as a rise in PSA of 2 ng/ml or more above the nadir [25, 26, 27]

  • PSA can bounce up and down after radiation

  • Treatment options include salvage prostatectomy, ADT, surveillance, high-intensity focused ultrasound (clinical trials), cryotherapy, repeat irradiation


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