Biochemical Recurrence After Local Therapy: Assessment and Management

Peter R. Carroll, MD, MPH, Taube Family Distinguished Professor in Urology, Department of Urology at the University of California, San Francisco, outlines detection and treatment options for biochemical recurrence following a prostatectomy or radiation therapy. He details how recurrence can be detected with PSMA PET imaging, as the majority of cases have PSMA-avid lesions present. Dr. Carroll further notes typical and atypical regional and local areas of recurrence. He also describes a new disease management algorithm for deciding between further radiation therapy or monitoring & localized treatment.

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