Are there any alternatives to a prostate biopsy?A prostate biopsy is used to test for prostate cancer. There can be some drawbacks, for example, discomfort and the possibility of an inaccurate result. We look at three alternative options that could help diagnose prostate cancer without undergoing a biopsy: enzyme tests, MRI, and watchful waiting. Find out more.Read now
It's unclear whether the sample in that old study was of the same population currently experiencing a higher prevalence rate, and it's unclear whether that previous rate was measured with similar methods used to assess prevalence today.