Dr. Richard Branson says he will not give up on prostate biopsies

Dr.Richard Branson, founder and chairman of Virgin Galactic, said Thursday he plans to continue the controversial practice of performing prostate biopies for patients, in the hopes of helping them heal from their prostate cancer diagnosis.In a statement, Branson said the practice is a matter of principle and “there is no place in the medical community […]

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An Australian doctor says prostate biopsies are a ‘bizarre, illogical and confusing procedure’

A Melbourne surgeon says the process of performing prostate biopies is ‘illogical, confusing and bizarre’.Dr Andrew Jardine is a paediatrician in the state of Victoria.He told the ABC he is concerned about the risks involved in the procedure, and has been researching the matter since 2012.He says the practice is fraught with danger, but said […]

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