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Q: How can you have elevated PSA levels when the prostate has been removed?

My father-in-law has a protectomy in 1993.  His PSAs levels are now elevated to 2.0 - how is this possible?

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Dan, Editor
2/27/09 4:09pm

Hi Danielle,

 

Thanks for your question.  You might want to take a look at Dr. Greenstein's post on Rising PSA after Surgery.

 

Hope that helps!

 

-Dan

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