Fusion Biopsy Improves Detection of Prostate Cancer

The TopLine Fusion-guided biopsy combines MR images with real-time ultrasound images to create a better target for the biopsy The technology can help lower the risk of missing aggressive tumors and can avoid future unnecessary biopsies An innovative technology called MR/ultrasound fusion prostate biopsy is allowing Fox Chase physicians to take a much more targeted approach to the collection of tissue samples from patients undergoing prostate biopsies. Currently, patients with low-risk prostate cancer often choose a strategy of active surveillance, the recommended course to avoid overtreatment. Yet there is a risk of disease progression, especially if the cancer is more … Continue Reading »