Patients With Persistent PSA After Prostatectomy Should Receive Earlier Aggressive Radiotherapy

Patients With Persistent PSA After Prostatectomy Should Receive Earlier Aggressive Radiotherapy
According to a recent study published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics, patients with prostate cancer that have persistent prostate specific antigen (PSA) after prostatectomy should receive earlier and more aggressive radiotherapy.  The study entitled “Prostate-Specific Antigen Persistence After Radical Prostatectomy as a Predictive Factor of Clinical Relapse-Free Survival and Overall Survival:

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Daniela holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology from The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, a MSc in Health Psychology and a BSc in Clinical Psychology. Her work has been focused on vulnerability to psychopathology and early identification and intervention in psychosis.

One comment

  1. Zorro says:

    The situation of residue prostate tissue left behind during a prostatectomy was not discussed.Sometimes the prostate enlarge into the bladder wall which causes the possibality that the urologist may not see it during surgery.This will certainly lead to confusing psa values.

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