Biochemical recurrence

Biochemical recurrence is a rise in the blood level of PSA (prostate-specific antigen) in prostate cancer patients after treatment with surgery or radiation. Biochemical recurrence may occur in patients who do not have symptoms. It may mean that the cancer has come back. Also called PSA failure and biochemical relapse.

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* [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db_alpha.aspx?CdrID=543628 Biochemical recurrence] entry in the public domain NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


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