Prevalence of Prostate Cancer
|Common Types of Cancer||Esitmated New Cases 2016||Estimated Death Cases 2016|
|1. Breast Cancer (Female)||246,660||40,450|
|2. Lung and Brochus Cancer||224,390||158,080|
|3. Prostate Cancer||180,890||26,120|
Prostate cancer represents 10.7% of all new cancer cases in the U.S. and is the third most common cancer behind breast and lung
Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, behind only lung cancer.
Approximately 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.
Traditional transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) biopsies based on the grid approach tend to miss 30-40% of prostate cancer
MRI-guided biopsy only requires 1-2 needles in the targeted lesion because the high-resolution imaging allows for a precise and targeted approach