Biopsy at low PSA levels may translate into better clinical outcomes

April 28, 2003

Chicago-A biopsy of men with PSA levels of 2.6 to 4.0 ng/mL may detectorgan-confined prostate cancer more often than a biopsy in men with a PSAlevel >4.0 ng/mL, according to a large study from Washington University,St. Louis, presented yesterday. This may result in better clinical outcomes,including a lower biochemical progression rate.