J. Taylor Whaley, MD
The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: February 29, 2012
Aug 22, 2014 - Twelve-core and eight-core biopsies have similar prostate cancer detection rates for initial biopsy, but the additional transition cores provided in 12-core biopsy may be helpful in detecting missed cancers in repeat biopsies, according to a study in the October issue of the Journal of Urology.
Feb 28, 2011