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what was your gleason score of your prostate cancer?
did you ever receive any anti-testosterone hormone shots like zoladex or gloserolin before with your brachytherapy for your prostate cancer?
your PSA rise up is still small and your PSA levels are still low.
the rise up may not be due to prostate cancer at this point
your doctors are right that we need to continue to monitor your PSA levels to see where it goes
ask your doctors to also check your body's testosterone levels as well. recovering testosterone levels from prior anti-androgen shots can cause PSA levels to rise.
your testosterone levels could be coming back now
and that can cause your PSA levels to rise up as well
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