Category: Imaging & mpMRI

Who Benefits the Most from Multiparametric MRI?

From our perspective at the Sperling Prostate Center, the title question is somewhat absurd. I would respond with, “Who DOESN’T benefit the most from multiparametric MRI of the prostate?” The powerful 3T multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) that we offer provides detection and diagnostic excellence in all of the following scenarios: A suspicious PSA and no previous keep reading

How to Overcome Prostate Cancer Anxiety

A 65 year old healthy man, with no family history of prostate cancer, had a routine PSA of 4.7 ug/L. His digital rectal examination was normal. He became anxious and depressed. A transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy showed a single microfocus of prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia. He remains dispirited. A new disease entity was identified and termed keep reading

Men Enthusiastically Want It

No, the title does not refer to sex, a Ferrari, a promotion, or winning the lottery. It’s a quote from Dr. Robert Nam from Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre about the number of applicants for a clinical study of using 3T MRI to screen for prostate cancer (PCa).[i] There were 50 openings, but 300 applicants. keep reading
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