Navigation Links
Diagnostic Center for Disease: Prostate Biopsy Spreads Prostate Cancer Cells
Date:2/19/2008

r more regardless of the treatment rendered. In a 2 billion dollar prostate biopsy industry, the phenomenon of "needle tracking" takes place approximately 20-30 percent of the time. This coincides with the frequency that ultrasound and biopsy encounters a cancer, suggesting that 70- 80 percent of biopsies are performed unnecessarily.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080219/CLTU028-a )

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080219/CLTU028-b )

A recent evaluation of data from patients with a positive MRI-S scan at the Diagnostic Center for Disease(TM) found 75 percent of biopsies performed yielded a cancer, allowing men without cancer to avoid a biopsy procedure. This is a quantum leap from the blind biopsy approach enabling the potential savings of millions of dollars to the healthcare industry. The secret to success involved the use of a 3.0 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging Spectroscopy scan (MRI -S) which predicted and confirmed the presence of prostate cancer. This technology, featured at the Diagnostic Center for Disease(TM), represents the most sensitive and specific diagnostic modality for the prostate evaluation in the world, replacing substandard scanning procedures like PET scan, CAT scan and Prostascint scans. The MRI -S at 3.0 Tesla allows imaging of the entire prostate, thereby, creating a roadmap; thereby, allowing selective targeting of specific areas of interest for biopsy when indicated. In many cases, a biopsy is not recommended at all as no cancer is found. Furthermore, this methodology allows for fewer biopsies versus the "shot in the dark" 12-24 core biopsy approach or the saturation biopsy, thereby minimizing risk to the patient in the event a lesion is isolated, a specific protocol is implemented to prevent cells from proliferating; in effect
'/>"/>

SOURCE Diagnostic Center for Disease
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. Xenomics Announces Implementation of its First Diagnostic Test for Acute Myeloid Leukemia Into Clinical Practice
2. Quest Diagnostics Introduces ClariSure(TM) Test for Identifying Chromosome Abnormalities Associated With 85 Developmental Disorders in Children
3. Strategic Diagnostics Launches Initial Oncology-Targeted Antibody Reagent Catalog
4. Virogenomics, Inc. Awarded $2 Million National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Advanced Technology Program Grant to Develop Integrated Diagnostic Biosensors
5. Abbotts m2000(TM) Molecular Diagnostic Instrument and RealTime HIV-1 Test Win Chicago Innovation Award
6. Roche Diagnostics HIV Viral Load Test Used in Clinical Trials for Isentress, a New Class of HIV Drug
7. Two Point of Care Tests From Quest Diagnostics Receive FDA 510(k) Clearance
8. Imaging Diagnostic Systems CTLM Technology Presented at Congress of World Society for Breast Health
9. Video: Quest Diagnostics Health Trends(TM) Report Shows Significant Gap in Care for Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease
10. Xenomics Announces Issuance of a US Patent That Covers Use of Transrenal Nucleic Acid Technology for Infectious Disease Diagnostics and Monitoring
11. Imaging Diagnostic Systems Updates PMA Filing Status for the New CT Laser Breast Imaging System
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/2/2015)... June 02, 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Specialty Enzymes - Global Strategic Business Report" report ... analyzed by the following End-Use Applications: Pharmaceutical & Diagnostics, ... analytics for the US, Canada , ... , Asia-Pacific , Latin ...
(Date:6/2/2015)... , June 2, 2015  Only a quarter of ... managing the patients they prescribe them to, according to ... School of Medicine (BUSM) and myCME , ... Daniel Alford, M.D. , director of BUSM,s ... program , said, "This indicates a critical need for ...
(Date:6/2/2015)... 2015  One hundred percent of Adventist University of ... (MSNA) graduates of April 2015 have passed the national ... class was composed of 20 students who completed the ... NCE is required of every graduate in order to ... the MSNA program are eligible for state licensure as ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Specialty Enzymes - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: Indispensable to the Pharmaceutical Industry 2Survey Results Show Few Doctors Are Very Confident Managing Patients on Opioids 2ADU's Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia April 2015 Graduates Earn 100 Percent First Time Pass Rate on National Certification Examination 2
(Date:6/2/2015)... 2015 The Horizon Blue Cross Blue ... its Walking and Wellness Challenge, held this past weekend ... raised another $3,000 for the Boys & Girls Club ... recording 32,000 steps on her fitbit during her play ... Golf Club in Galloway Township. , When added ...
(Date:6/2/2015)... Did you wish Ryder Weise a happy ... his family isn’t asking for presents, but instead a donation ... Saturday’s Cure HHT DC Walk. , Ryder was diagnosed with ... blood vessels leading to sudden and extreme bleeding throughout the ... was 3 years old in the form of daily nosebleeds, ...
(Date:6/2/2015)... June 02, 2015 Erbelli’s Gourmet Pizzeria, ... to promote its handmade gourmet pizzas and calzones, fresh ... the website is new, the recipes are not—they have ... The main feature of the site is the menu, ... and descriptions of all the items. You can order ...
(Date:6/2/2015)... June 02, 2015 MAP Health Management, ... revenue cycle management for addiction treatment facilities, announced today ... President of Marketing. Mr. Smith will be responsible for ... awareness and visibility of MAP’s core message, products and ... the Marketing Manager at Cottonwood Financial in Irving, Texas, ...
(Date:6/2/2015)... (PRWEB) June 02, 2015 ANT ... technology, highlights North Pole Engineering’s (NPE) announcement of ... Wireless technologies: WASP-N, WASP-PoE-2 and WASP-PoE-3. WASP is ... and Bluetooth Smart® bridge solution that allows data ... over WiFi or Ethernet networks. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:LPGA’s Natalie Gulbis Raises an Additional $3,000 for the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City Through Horizon BCBSNJ’s Walking and Wellness Challenge 2Health News:Six-Year-Old Walks to Bring Awareness to Genetic Disease 2Health News:Erbelli’s of Bradenton Launches New Mobile-Friendly Website 2Health News:Jared Smith Joins MAP Health Management, LLC, as Vice President of Marketing 2Health News:ANT Technology Incorporated in Second Generation WASP Bridge Products 2Health News:ANT Technology Incorporated in Second Generation WASP Bridge Products 3
... Sept. 7 A group of golfers received,quick and ... surprising,natural remedy. Created by Earth,s Balance, Golfers Rx provided ... golfers with a week,or more of constant itching. ... the microscopic,oak leaf gall mite, also known as the ...
... G.,Rendell has proclaimed Sept. 9 - 15 as "Senior ... play in the lives of older,Pennsylvanians., "Senior community ... for older adults," said Governor Rendell. "The more than ... to stay active,and healthy, continue learning, share experiences and ...
... Hillenbrand,Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HB ) today ... per share. This dividend was declared by Hillenbrand,s,Board ... 2007 to shareholders of,record as of September 14, ... Industries is organized into two operating companies,serving the ...
... two or more alcoholic beverages a day may double ... by researchers at the University of Southern California (USC). ... Cancer, and is now available online. , This is ... between alcohol and endometrial cancer, says Veronica Wendy Setiawan, ...
... for Union Process, FRESNO, Calif., Sept. 7 ... CEO Tim Joslin on,Thursday: the union-busting tactics going on ... treatment offered there at risk. The workers instead ... with employees who are interested in forming a union. ...
... statement,by Change to Win Executive Director Greg Tarpinian on ... order to prevent employee,misclassification by New York Governor Eliot ... seven unions with six million members,in the growth occupations ... health care, from construction and transportation to food,processing and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Big Relief for Tiny Itch Mites Found in All Natural Spray Remedy 2Health News:Governor Rendell Proclaims Sept. 9-15 as 'Senior Community Center Week' 2Health News:Frequent alcohol consumption increases cancer risk in older women 2Health News:Hospital Workers: Management Threatens Patient Care 2Health News:Tarpinian: Misclassification is Theft 2Health News:Tarpinian: Misclassification is Theft 3
Myoglobin RIA Lipid / Protein Quantification, Cardiovascular 024-IDC-11 Muscle Disease...
ACTH EIA Hypertension / Cardiac Evaluation, Cardiovascular 021-SDX018...
Anti-Gliadin IgG (Ab) EIA Gastrointestinal Markers 027-GD16 Celiac Disease Food Allergy...
... D kit is an enzymeimmunoassay for the ... metabolites in serum or plasma. Calibrators, controls ... 25-OH D. The diluted samples are incubated ... a highly specific sheep 25-OH D antibody ...
Medicine Products: