• By Laurel J. Kelly

Living With Cancer: Elevated prostate-specific antigen after partial prostate removal

May 11, 2018

a close-up of a bald, serious-looking, middle-aged man outsideElevated prostate-specific antigen after partial prostate removal
Increased levels of prostate-specific antigen in your blood can be a sign of prostate cancer. However, cancer is just one of several possible causes of increased prostate-specific antigen levels. After any procedure for an enlarged prostate, a number of factors can cause prostate-specific antigen levels to go up again. Learn more from Dr. Erik Castle, a Mayo Clinic urologist.

Video: 'Long-term brain cancer survivor'
After being diagnosed with a brain tumor, Morgan Tyner was told he had one month to live. Twenty years later, he's living life as a cancer survivor. Hear from Morgan and his physician, Dr. Alyx Porter, a Mayo Clinic neurologist.

Breast cancer
After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the U.S. Breast cancer can occur in both men and women, but it's far more common in women. Breast cancer survival rates have increased, and the number of deaths associated with this disease is steadily declining, largely due to factors such as earlier detection, a new personalized approach to treatment and a better understanding of the disease. Learn more about this common cancer, including the symptoms, causes, risk factors and prevention strategies.

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