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Monday, May 20, 2013
Could a Prostate Biopsy Spread the Cancer?
Could performing a prostate biopsy possibly spread the cancer?
There is no evidence to indicate that a prostate biopsy is associated with spread of the cancer. The study is needed to establish the diagnosis. If cancer is detected, appropriate treatment can then be instituted.
Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University