Using MRI as Initial Test for Cancer May Reduce Unnecessary Biopsies

Using MRI as Initial Test for Cancer May Reduce Unnecessary Biopsies
Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as an initial test for suspected prostate cancer patients could spare those who do not have aggressive disease from an unnecessary biopsy, researchers said. The study, “Diagnostic accuracy of multi-parametric MRI and TRUS biopsy in prostate cancer (PROMIS): a paired validating confirmatory study,” published in The Lancet, shows that about a quarter

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  1. MRI is the scanning method that produces the physical images of the body structure including organs with soft tissues as well. Till now no other technology has such quality. That’s why it is perfect machinery for preventing us from unnecessary disease.

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