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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Patients with previous negative prostate biopsy, but still considered at risk for prostate cancer may be eligible to take part in a study where they will have have further tests performed along with their scheduled repeat prostate biopsy. These research performed tests are being evaluated in hopes of making more accurate diagnosis and reduce the need for repeat biopsies.


Men's Health





40 - 85 years


Study Population

Men - Being Monitored for Prostate Cancer


Ray Tan
Assistant Professor
Urology - Clinic

For questions, contact:

Chris Paterno
(919) 537-3505
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Recruitment Period End

May 31, 2019


Primary Location
UNC Urology Clinic
101 Manning Dr #2, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
Secondary Location
UNC Hospitals Urology Services
5915 Farrington Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA

Study Qualifications

Gender Male

Age Range 40 - 85 years

Participant qualification(s) Males, aged 40-85 , negative prostate biopsy past 30 months having repeat biopsy, Must have had an initial ultrasound guided biopsy

Not eligible if: Patients with prior diagnosis of prostate cancer in any previous biopsy, Patients under active surveillance for low stage prostate cancer

Number of Visits

    » 2 In person visit(s)

    1 Screening, 1 Clinic

    » 0 Remote visit(s)

Participation Period

1-3 months


By clicking I am interested, your contact information will be sent to the researcher/study coordinator for this study. The coordinator will respond by email with additional information on how to proceed.