Prostate cancer diagnosis begins with an appointment with a urologist or an oncology specialist. At this stage, high PSA levels or abnormal palpation findings may have led to a suspicion of cancer. If necessary, the doctor will prescribe further examinations to support diagnosis, for example a STHLM 3 -test and/or an MRI scan of the prostate.
Prostate cancer diagnosis must always be based on the histopathological examination of a tissue sample. To this end, we will collect a needle biopsy from the prostate. Ultrasound‑guided biopsy will help to ascertain prostate cancer diagnosis.
We know that prostate cancer diagnosis can cause feelings of anxiety and uncertainty. With the help of cutting‑edge technology, Docrates experts strive to provide the most accurate diagnosis possible. This way, we can increase certainty in a new life situation and at the next stage, be it active follow‑up or the beginning of treatment.