Urine Test Is Unnecessary Before a Man with No Prostate Cancer Symptoms Has Biopsy, Study Suggests

Urine Test Is Unnecessary Before a Man with No Prostate Cancer Symptoms Has Biopsy, Study Suggests
It’s unnecessary for a man with no prostate cancer symptoms to have a urine test before a prostate needle biopsy, a Penn State study suggests. The research, “Preoperative urine culture is unnecessary in asymptomatic men prior to prostate needle biopsy,” appeared in the journal International Urology and Nephrology.  Using a needle to obtain a small amount of prostate tissue

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