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    What does PSA of 25 after proton therapy indicate?

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Posted on Thu, 10 Aug 2017 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Question: What can be done for prostate cancer after proton therapy ? psa is 25 and rising.
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Sundriyal 48 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Hello. There are several options

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. I have gone through the query.

So there are several other options like hormonal, chemo etc depending upon the stage of the disease.

Please share the details of stage of disease and previous treatment taken so that I can give you more specific information.

Thanks and regards
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Follow up: Dr. Deepak Sundriyal 10 minutes later
Proton therapy is all I have had . psa went down for 2 years to a low of 2.5 but has shot up to 25 over the last 9 months.
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Sundriyal 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Hello. So you require a pet ct for evaluation

Detailed Answer:
Hello. So you require a petct for evaluation of current status. There are again many options like chemotherapy and hormonal therapy. You still have a long survival.
Thanks and regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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