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Prostate Cancer Biopsy Guidelines and Procedures

Advances in Prostate Cancer Treatment

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When should patients seek a biopsy on their prostate? Under what circumstances is a biopsy administered? Stacy Loeb, MD, explains that the American Urological Association’s 2009 guidelines, the PSA, the DRE and personal risk factors all play a role in the decision.

References:

American Urological Association’s 2009 guidelines

Bio for Stacy Loeb, MD

NYU Langone Medical Center

Faculty and Financial Disclosures:

Dr. Loeb has no relevant financial disclosures.