My husband had a prostatectomy in 2007 at MSK, age 57 with Gleason 7, contained to the prostate. PSA was 0.01 through 2013. Unfortunately, his primary doctor did not notice a rising psa over the next few years. In 2016 he discovered his psa had risen to 1.4. He had salvage radiation because an MRI showed a nodule in the prostate bed. PSA dropped to .1. Over next 2 years, psa rose again to 1.4. We went to UCLA for 68GaPSMA-11 in March and 1 6 mm pelvic lymph node in the internal iliac chain was found with a moderate SUV max 6.4. A surgeon/urologist did a lymph node dissection in May but his psa rose to 2.39 by August. Surgeon/urologist said systemic treatment was only option. My husband wanted to know where the cancer was so we went back to UCLA for another scan. It appears that the same 6mm lymph node was still there, now with an SUV max 16. We live in Long Island, New York. My husband wants to take another shot at surgery but now he is very concerned about who will be successful. Initially, the radiologist who did the the salvage radiation suggested surgery followed by radiation. We never got to the radiation because of the rising psa. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance!
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