Standard diagnostic tests are best practice for finding prostate cancer but have their pitfalls. If you are concerned about prostate cancer because of an elevated PSA or are feeling insecure about a previous negative prostate biopsy, a biomarker test can be an option before undergoing a prostate biopsy.
However, as any test, biomarker tests also do not give you a 100% guarantee, meaning that there is a risk that the test is negative but that you do have prostate cancer. For some biomarker tests this risk is very small.
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Each individual has his own story and is unique. If you haven't found what you were looking for, and want guidance on your personal situation, an international group of experts in prostate cancer diagnosis is willing to give advice.
Find and consult urologists who are using biomarker tests for their patients. They can give advice on your personal situation and on the usefulness of a biomarker test to rule out (aggressive) prostate cancer.