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It's been a long time since I posted. I was treated Hormone+ Brachytherapy+low-dose radiation 8 years ago. Until last year, my PSA has been around 0.2 or lower. I had a bit of a shock today as I collected the results of my annual PSA check: 1.8! This would suggest doubling every 3 months. Admittedly, I've had a long-term recurring so I dismissed the first rising. But I've been on an extended antibiotic regime for 2 months, so that can't account for the rise.
I'm going to ask to see my oncologist - after eight years he probably won't remember me, but I do remember him saying once, 'if you get to 10 years, you can consider yourself cured'.
So, I was wondering, has anyone else found themselves back in PSA anxiety after 8 years (or more) of successful treatment?
And what might be my options if the beast has indeed come back?