My first PSA was 11.7 in Feb. Had a biopsy in March Gleason 3+4=7. My second PSA in June was 10.7. Is it normal for PSA to go down after the biospy? If in another 3 months my PSA is still going down, would that be an indication that my cancer is being fought successfully? I am taking a alternative food suplament that I have been taking from March.
PSA levels tend to fluctuate. Were there any treatment options discussed with your urologist after the biopsy? With your high PSA and gleason score treatment discussions such as prostatectomy (removal of the prostate) and radiation therapy should be a top priority. It is very unlikely that all of your prostate cancer was removed with biopsy needle since it is very small and only gives a clue about a small portion of the gland. I recommend seeing your urologist for a PSA check, Digital rectal exam, and possiblly another biopsy at your earliest convience.
That is a long time to wait until Sept.26th. My husband had to wait 9 weeks and we thought that was a long time. He had a gleeson 8, and psa of 5.7. Seven months on he is doing well after is radical prostectomy. 3 tests have come back as undetectable after intervals of 3 months. Hope things work out for you.
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