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.

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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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