Sixteen-core prostate biopsy has a slightly higher cancer detection rate than 12-core biopsy, but with a similar safety profile and no increased detection of clinically insignificant tumours, study findings show. The research was undertaken by Yasuhide Miyoshi (Yokohama City University, Japan) and team and included 332 men with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels in the range 4.0 to 20.0 ng/mL.

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