A single PSA test is
Rarely an indication for a biopsy
, but the pattern of psa and rate of rise calls for biopsy to confirm. Many slight rises lead to bx, with some risks of sepsis
, and trivial small foci of low risk cancer
that are best observed rather than treated.
While the biopsy is the correct answer, the real answer is do you really need to know now, and that is individaully very differnt.