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New Test Could Replace Painful Prostate Biopsies

Monday, 10 December 2012 04:59 PM

A new method to find prostate cancer could replace painful prostate biopsies.
By combining magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with ultrasound, researchers say they are able to identify prostate tumors. This type of test is much less invasive than prostate biopsies, which require general anesthesia and take a month or more of recovery time.
The new screening approach was developed by researchers at UCLA.
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A new test promises to be a less invasive alternative to invasive prostate biopsies.
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