Skip to content


    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!

    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    MRI find cancerous cells?
    rwpeti posted:
    Have large prostate 86.7 cc.
    two biopsies, both negative.
    will a MRI scan entire prostate and find any cancerous cells?

    thanks rwp
    BillH99 responded:
    There is no generally available non-invasive method that detect PC.

    I was reading that Harvard, IIIRC, has a special setup of a 3T MRI, custom endo coil, and contrast that they said can see it. And they said that 3 or 4 other places in the country might be able to do it.

    But they where using it to track PC on people that where doing Active Surveillance instead of immediate treatment. And not for finding it.

    Helpful Tips

    How to get the most out of your prostate cancer consultationExpert
    Here are a few tips to get the most out of your prostate cancer surgical or radiation oncology consultation: 1. Have extra copies of all ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    5 of 5 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    For more information, visit the Duke Health Prostate Cancer Center