What is Prostate Biopsy?
A prostate biopsy is a surgical procedure in which a small sample of tissue is removed from the prostate gland for examination by a pathologist under a Microscope.
Why do you needs a Prostate Biopsy?
The test is done to determine the presence of Prostate cancer.
To diagnose benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlargement of the prostate).
The prostate biopsy is done following presence of lumps during rectal examination, and increase in PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) levels in blood.