Avoid Random Biopsy: PSA Screening Flowchart

Elevated PSA does not point specifically to prostate cancer; it is only an indication that further investigation is necessary.  Each year one million men are biopsied when they do not need to be!  Fortunately, recent discoveries make random biopsies avoidable.

The following flowchart shows the proper steps to take when faced with an elevated PSA.

Check Annual PSA

 

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