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About Prostate Cancer 2017-07-02T01:39:25+00:00

Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is cancer of the prostate gland, the small walnut-shaped gland that is part of the male reproductive system.

Risk Factors

While the exact causes of prostate cancer aren’t known, there are certain risk factors that may increase one’s chance of developing the disease.

If you think you may be at risk, we recommend speaking to your doctor and maintaining a healthy lifestyle with regular checkups.

Symptoms

Men suffering from prostate cancer may have no symptoms. However, some common symptoms include:

Screening & Diagnosis

Many doctors recommend their patients have routine screenings to help find and treat cancer early. You may have had a digital rectal exam (DRE) or a blood test to check your prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels. These tests can help detect prostate issues but further testing is needed to confirm a diagnosis.
Laser Prostate Centers of America use the latest technology to perform MRI-guided biopsies. This technique is superior to current standard TRUS biopsy, as they are targeted using high resolution multi-parametric imaging. The high resolution imaging we obtain using a 3T magnet is more accurate for diagnostics and biopsy planning and allows for a reliable diagnosis and early detection. The 3T Multi Parametric MRI is the most advanced imaging technology available and provides our team with a 360 degree view of the prostate gland and specific location of the suspicious lesion.

Screening & Diagnosis

Many doctors recommend their patients have routine screenings to help find and treat cancer early. You may have had a digital rectal exam (DRE) or a blood test to check your prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels. These tests can help detect prostate issues but further testing is needed to confirm a diagnosis.
Laser Prostate Centers of America use the latest technology to perform MRI-guided biopsies. This technique is superior to current standard TRUS biopsy, as they are targeted using high resolution multi-parametric imaging. The high resolution imaging we obtain using a 3T magnet is more accurate for diagnostics and biopsy planning and allows for a reliable diagnosis and early detection. The 3T Multi Parametric MRI is the most advanced imaging technology available and provides our team with a 360 degree view of the prostate gland and specific location of the suspicious lesion.

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