What are your thoughts on a 59 year old whose PSA has fluctuated between 1.8 and 3.1 over a nine year period, 3.1 was the last reading, DRE normal, had a MRI of the prostate which was normal, and lastly had the pca3 done which came back at 34. Now urologist wants to do a biopsy. What are the chances of prostate cancer? Thanks for your help in advance!
1992 PSA 1.1 41 years old
1997 PSA .8 46 years old
2002 PSA 1.4 51 years old
2005 PSA 2.8 54 years old
2006 PSA 2.3 55 years old
2007 PSA 2.0 56 years old
2009 PSA 3.0 58 years old
1 month later PSA 2.5 free PSA 28%
6month later PSA 3.1 59 years old PRESENT PSA
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