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If I have prostate cancer, what are the chances of spreading the cancer with a prostate biopsy?

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In brief: Spread

While this is a very common question i know of no cases where this has occurred.

In brief: Spread

While this is a very common question i know of no cases where this has occurred.
Dr. Richard Sarle
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Dr. Craig Smith
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In brief: Virtually none

The only way to confirm prostate cancer is through a biopsy.
Prostate needle biopsies are most often done transrectally and there is not been any evidence of spread of prostate cancer to the rectal wall or other tissues by doing this type of biopsy technique.

In brief: Virtually none

The only way to confirm prostate cancer is through a biopsy.
Prostate needle biopsies are most often done transrectally and there is not been any evidence of spread of prostate cancer to the rectal wall or other tissues by doing this type of biopsy technique.
Dr. Craig Smith
Dr. Craig Smith
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