Institution - University of Dundee
Researcher - Mr Ghulam Nabi
Grant award - £237,199
Duration - 2013-2016
Reference - PG12-39 Nabi
Testing whether using a new form of ultrasound to measure tissue stiffness can be used to accurately show the location of prostate cancer tumours and tell whether it's aggressive or not.
Prostate biopsies, which are currently used to assess location of prostate cancer could be guided by this type of ultrasound to make the results more accurate and less invasive. This type of imaging could also be used to help define risk.