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What are the benefits of improved imaging for prostate cancer screening?

Dr. Grygori Gerasymchuk, MD
Diagnostic Radiologist

Improved imaging for prostate cancer screening provides a number of benefits. With improved imaging, doctors can determine which prostate lesions are aggressive and potentially cancerous and which are not aggressive. Improved imaging is allowing doctors to greatly reduce the number of unnecessary biopsies, which saves people time, money and stress. More importantly, doctors are better able to identify potentially cancerous lesions and provide the imaging assistance needed to accurately target the area for biopsy.

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