MRI plus blood test results may cut unnecessary biopsies for prostate cancer

Patient-tailored biopsy decisions could prevent unneeded procedures while maintain high sensitivity.: authors.
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Prostate biopsies may not be necessary for patients with equivocal or negative MRI results and low PSA density, according to US findings.

Authors conducted a literature review to determine the optimal prostate biopsy decision-making strategy for avoiding unnecessary biopsies and minimising the risk for missing clinically significant prostate cancer.