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MRI exam - 2nd time
rwpeti posted:
I just had an MRI which showed some unusual cells in the prostate. The GE machine was 1.3 and did not have the endorectal coil. Thus I will have another MRi Feb 26 with the endo coil.
Anything I should be prepared for this scan.

Quite concerned as my PSA over 15 years has gone up slowly to 8.3.

Had 2 biopsies and both were negative.

Any info will be appreciated.

thanks, rich P
Fairwind responded:
MRI's can't diagnose cancer..It took 3 tries to find mine. Your time and money would be better spent on a mapping biopsy (40 cores) than multiple MRI's..

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