What is PSMA?
Prostate-specific membrane antigen, or PSMA, is a biomarker that is located on the outside of prostate cancer cells.
Biomarker: a characteristic of your cancer that can be measured and give your doctor more information about your cancer.
Metastatic prostate cancer: prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of your body.
PSMA can tell you more about your metastatic prostate cancer
PSMA can tell you where your metastatic prostate cancer is progressing and where in your body it has spread.
It gives your doctor additional information about your disease and can help inform the decisions you and your doctor will make regarding your metastatic prostate cancer.
PSA: prostate-specific antigen.