[[prostate_cancer]]

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prostate_cancer [2019/07/08 16:01]
Graham Grove [Prognosis]
prostate_cancer [2020/02/12 22:37] (current)
Graham Grove [Investigations]
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 Markers of progressive disease include: Markers of progressive disease include:
- +  * A rising PSA 
-A rising PSA +  ​* ​A rising ALP 
-A rising ALP +  ​* ​Hypercalcaemia 
-Hypercalcaemia +  ​* ​Worsening anaemia or pancytopaenia and a leuocoerythroblastic blood film 
-Worsening anaemia or pancytopaenia and a leuocoerythroblastic blood film +  ​* ​A dropping albumin
-A dropping albumin+
  
 ==== Treatment ==== ==== Treatment ====
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 === Symptomatic measures === === Symptomatic measures ===
  
-***Analgesia and Radiotherapy***+**Analgesia and Radiotherapy**
  
 Widespread pain due to bony metastases is treated in the usual way (e.g. with opioids, steroids, NSAIDs). Radiotherapy is often very helpful for single bony metastases and is the usual treatment for spinal cord compresion. Widespread pain due to bony metastases is treated in the usual way (e.g. with opioids, steroids, NSAIDs). Radiotherapy is often very helpful for single bony metastases and is the usual treatment for spinal cord compresion.
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