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Can increased PSA evidence of metastatic ca prostate progression?

* Diagnosed with m in 2010 and initially treated with Hormonal injections, anti-androgen tablets and bisphosphonate ( Lucrin, Androcur to Casodex, Zometa)

* Radiotherapy in 2011 for ?Bony pain

* Started on Chemotherapy with Docetaxel (Textotere) 2013

* Now rising PSA and evidence of disease progression on CT and Bone scan
Mon, 18 May 2015
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Good Day and thank you for being with Healthcare Magic!

Yes a rising serum PSA is almost always considered as an evidence of cancer activity and progression. A rising PSA is considered as treatment failure.

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