A biopsy is used to detect the presence of cancer cells in the prostate and
to evaluate how aggressive cancer is likely to be. Thanks to an array of biopsy
techniques and new tools to interpret the results, doctors are better able to
predict when cancers are slow-growing and when they’re likely to be aggressive.
That information, in turn, can help you and your doctor choose the best course
Before having a prostate biopsy performed, most men have undergone other
tests for prostate...
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