Prostate Biopsy Directory
A prostate biopsy may be used to identify cancer cells in the prostate and determine how serious that cancer is. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how prostate cancer biopsies are performed, why they are done, and much more.
Transrectal Prostate Ultrasound and Biopsy
In order to screen for prostate cancer, your doctor might perform a prostate biopsy guided by a transrectal ultrasound. Learn more about this procedure and what to expect at WebMD.
What Is a Prostate Biopsy?
Prostate cancer kills thousands of men each year, though for most it often causes no problems or is easily treated. A prostate biopsy can be an important part of diagnosis and treatment.
The Basics of Prostate Cancer
The experts at WebMD explain prostate cancer, including causes.
Diagnosing Prostate Cancer
WebMD explains which tests are used to help diagnose prostate cancer.
Prostate Biopsy and the Gleason Score
Doctors diagnose prostate cancer by performing a biopsy, ordering various imaging tests, and other procedures such as a PSA test. Learn more about prostate cancer diagnosis here.
Prostate Cancer Q and A
Getting diagnosed with prostate cancer can be overwhelming. It’s normal to have several questions and concerns. Find answers to all of your questions about prostate cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment.