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Study: MRI with Ultrasound Produces Better Biopsy Results for Prostate Cancer

A study at the National Cancer Institute shows using both an MRI and ultrasound technology can help doctors pinpoint aggressive prostate tumors, an advantage over the normal biopsies for this type of cancer. Ultrasound uses sound waves to give doctors a picture of the prostate. It's normally used to guide surgeons during biopsies of the prostate, but it often fails to give them images of aggressive tumors. “Ultrasound ensures that the needles hit the prostate," Dr. Peter Pinto...

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