Why It Is Done
A prostate Reference biopsy Opens New Window is done to determine:
- If a lump found in the prostate gland is cancer.
- The cause of a high level of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in the blood.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference January 31, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology
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