Prostate biopsy does answer the question as to whether or not cancer is present. However, the question has arisen as to if there is an alternative. Until recently, there was not.
New studies, including multi-parametric MRI, can find prostate cancer with very high accuracy.
Diagnostic Imaging Services performs 3T multi-parametric MRI and combines it with a digital imaging system to further pinpoint areas of concern that may be cancer of the prostate gland. Completed at our Women’s & Advanced Imaging Center in Metairie, DIS performs a prostate MRI study that is not offered by any other Louisiana hospital or independent imaging center.
Learn more by viewing this short talk found on the Prostate Cancer Live network.