Tag: Biopsy

Veeru Kasivisvanathan

PRECISION: MRI-targeted biopsy strategy leads to fewer men needing biopsy

A Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)-targeted biopsy strategy results in fewer men needing biopsy, fewer biopsy cores required and more men with clinically significant cancer detected compared to standard transrectal ultrasound guided (TRUS) biopsy, according to the large international multicentre...
Mark Emberton Using MRI before biopsy: A divisive topic?

Using MRI before biopsy: A divisive topic?

Emerging technologies trigger new approaches. But with the perceived benefits of novel discoveries come the expected criticisms and contrary viewpoints. The issue of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has prompted closer examination from both its adherents and critics during Thematic...

Are there useable molecular markers for prostate cancer?

There is no doubt that we need more and better markers to determine risk, presence, aggressiveness and therapy response of prostate cancer (PCa). Besides physical symptoms such as palpable irregularities upon digital rectal examination (DRE), current indicators range from...