A new study shows that advanced urologic oncology training significantly increases a urologist’s likelihood of detecting prostate cancer via biopsy.
Clinicians and patients are often concerned that biopsies miss occult high-grade prostate cancer. This study helps affirm that with a negative confirmatory biopsy, active surveillance is the right choice.
Primary care physicians play a vital role in detecting cancers at earlier stages. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S., and screening is still controversial.