A.The urologist will discuss your symptoms, family history and overall health.
If appropriate, he will order an MRI scan, which will be reviewed and reported by an expert radiologist.
A precision biopsy will be performed on any suspicious area identified by the MRI.
If the biopsy results are negative, your urologist will discuss other treatable, non-cancerous conditions such as prostatitis or BPH with you.
If the biopsy results confirm that you have clinically significant cancer, your urologist will discuss your diagnosis and inform you which stage of cancer you have. He may also suggest various genetic tests or additional imaging, to further refine his diagnosis and the stage of your cancer. This will help to inform your treatment options.