Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Blood Test
What Does an Elevated PSA Level Mean? continued...
Your PSA level can also be affected by other factors:
If your PSA level is high, your doctor may recommend that you get a prostate biopsy to test for cancer.
Alternative PSA Testing
There are some new PSA tests that may help you and your health care provider determine if you need a biopsy. You should know that doctors do not always agree on how to use or analyze the results of these additional tests.