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Raised PSA after RADICAL PROSTATETECTOMY. RADIOTHERAPY?

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I am 62. I had a radical prostatectomy 2006, over 9 years old patientago. Gleason 7. Everything is fine. PSA has risen. Oct 14 it was 0.17, April 2015 it was 0.43. Urologist ordered radiotherapy. Is is right order? If it is after therapy the same, what is the next step?


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Expert:  Dr. Rajiv Goel replied 4 Days.

Dear sir
You should undergo local radiotherapy as advised and it should control your disease. However if PSA keeps on increasing then you may have to opt for hormonal therapy.
Take care
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Rajiv goel


Dr. Rajiv Goel
Category: Sexually Transmitted Diseases(STD)Specialist
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MCh(urology) Medical Council of India
Fellow, Laparoscopic urology, Germany
Fellow, Urooncology and Robotic urology, Australia
DNB - NBE
Felloship - MCH, Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery, AIIMS, 2004
Residency - MS, Master of Surgery, AIIMS, 2001
Medical School - MBBS, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, AIIMS, 1998
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