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0:25 Learning hours

Diagnosis

Prostate cancer essentials: Trans-rectal ultrasound, mpMRI and the prostate biopsy

This module provides an overview of the trans-rectal ultrasound (TRUS) and prostate biopsy tests.

When you have completed this module, you will:

  • Understand the prostate biopsy and its role in confirming a diagnosis of prostate cancer.
  • Understand the limitations of the TRUS biopsy and the potential benefits of multi-parametric MR imaging.
  • Understand the Gleason score and the complexities surrounding the biopsy results.

This module is part of the following courses: