When it is caught early, prostate cancer is usually curable. However, some men may see a return of their cancer after approximately 5 years. Generally, this will be noticed because of a rising PSA, and your doctor may recommend more treatment. Here are a few questions to ask your doctor before.
This section summarizes key points to consider when your PSA is rising while undergoing hormone therapy. The list is by no means exhaustive, and there might be other points that you want to think about as well. The goal is to help you focus on what you need to know.
What to Consider When Your PSA Is Rising After Initial Treatment For the majority of men, prostate cancer is treatable and curable and does not recur after local definitive therapy with surgery or radiation. However, this next section summarizes key points to consider when your PSA is rising after undergoing.