MRI twice as likely as biopsy to spot prostate cancer, research shows

A major trial in picking up prostate cancer using an MRI scan has resulted in a big leap forward. An MRI can identify 93% of aggressive cancers.

The biggest leap forward in prostate cancer diagnosis in decades, with the potential to save many lives

– Prostate Cancer UK

In comparison with a previous 48% success rate for a biopsy, research has shown that an MRI can identify 93% of aggressive cancers. Read the full article here: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jan/19/mri-biopsy-prostate-cancer-diagnosis-research-nhs


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