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What happens before the exam for prostate cancer?

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Personal items such as your watch, wallet (including any credit cards with magnetic strips - should not be brought into the room with the MRI machine in it. The credit cards will be erased by the magnet), and jewelry should be left at home or removed prior to the MRI scan. Secured lockers should be available to store personal items.

From: Prostate Cancer: MRI WebMD Medical Reference

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Radiological Society of North America.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on September 17, 2017

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Radiological Society of North America.

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