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The prostate biopsies are performed by highly qualified medical personnel who have decades of experience and have conducted thousands of procedures. The service is available to men who receive a referral from their physician.
A prostate biopsy only takes a few minutes to perform and is currently the best method available for the diagnosis of prostate cancer. During a biopsy, the prostate gland tissue is removed with a special biopsy needle to determine if cancer or other abnormal cells are present. The diagnosis of prostate cancer can only be confirmed by biopsy and a prostate biopsy is performed after other diagnostic tests indicate that there’s a problem with the prostate gland.
Prostate cancer, when diagnosed early, means earlier treatment and increased survival for men. The American Cancer Society estimates that 1 in 6 American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men.
Please send us an email regarding prostate biopsies at Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre.