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What tests may be done if prostate cancer comes back?

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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.

From: If Prostate Cancer Comes Back WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society. 
 

Reviewed by Louise Chang on April 22, 2019

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American Cancer Society. 
 

Reviewed by Louise Chang on April 22, 2019

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