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PET/CT Prostate Axumin Study: How to prepare and what to expect
This handout explains how to prepare for a PET/CT prostate Axumin study. This study is used to diagnose cancer in the prostate gland. It is done for patients who have still have symptoms of cancer after being treated for the disease. The study is usually done if levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) rise after treatment.