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Dr. Tharun, Urology Resident
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Experience:  MBBS, DNB surgery and presently working as Urology resident towards the degree of Urologist.
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Husband has PSA of 119 with positive exam, but bone scan showed

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Husband has PSA of 119 with positive exam, but bone scan showed no mets to bone.
Prostate biopsy is scheduled - will this release cancer cells if the prostate cancer is
Hi and welcome.

Prostate biopsy is the standard of care to diagnose prostate cancer. There is no risk of release of cancer cells due to the biopsy. So in summary prostate biopsy is completely safe and will not upstage the cancer if it is present.
You can go ahead with the biopsy without fear.

I hope this answers your question.


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