Are We Likely To Develop A More Accurate Test Than PSA For Prostate Cancer?

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I'm a big doubting Thomas, and the reason for that is any all the accurate tests are going to be much more expensive than a PSA. So PSA tests cost $12, your insurance companies charge more than $12 but that's how much the test costs. If we look at some of the predominant tests, the RNA and DNA based tests, these are expensive.

We're talking hundreds of dollars to do this test. I think an age of the understanding of the cost of medical care. I don't think we can afford to have screening blood tests that's going to cost hundreds of dollars. We need a cheap test and I don't see and if it's able future of really having a cheap test better than the PSA.