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A 59-year-old male asked:

I recently had a biopsy of my prostate because my psa level was 15. no cancer was found. now my urologist wants me to get an mri. is this necessary?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
I think yes.: Biopsy is just a sampling. It could be falsely negative. If your urology specialist thinks that your risk of cancer is high enough to justify further testing, you should follow his advice. Prostate cancer is a serious condition.

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