What does recurrent prostate cancer mean?
A recurrence means that the prostate cancer has not been cured by your treatment. Cancer cells have survived and have been found again. You will need more treatments.
Prostate cancer can recur locally in the tissue next to the prostate or in the seminal vesicles (two small sacs next to the prostate that store semen). The cancer may also affect the surrounding lymph nodes in the pelvis or lymph nodes outside this area.
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