Expert Discusses Improving MRI Testing for Prostate Cancer

Andrew Vickers, PhD
Published: Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017



Andrew Vickers, PhD, attending research methodologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses improving MRI testing for patients with prostate cancer.

A challenge that remains is to improve MRI testing even further, says Vickers. If it can improved it to the level of which it has a high and consistent negative value then it could be used in routine care.

Risk stratification before MRI is another idea that is being investigated, states Vickers.



Andrew Vickers, PhD, attending research methodologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses improving MRI testing for patients with prostate cancer.

A challenge that remains is to improve MRI testing even further, says Vickers. If it can improved it to the level of which it has a high and consistent negative value then it could be used in routine care.

Risk stratification before MRI is another idea that is being investigated, states Vickers.


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