What tests may be done if prostate cancer comes back?
A blood test checks for a protein called PSA, which may show if your prostate cancer has come back or is spreading. If so, you may get X-rays or other imaging tests (such as a bone scan). Your doctor may use a radioactive tracer called Axumin with a PET scan to help detect and locate any recurrent cancer so that it could be biopsied or treated.
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