The prostate is a male reproductive gland; it produces a fluid that is an ingredient of ejaculation.
If you or your doctor notice something abnormal about the size, shape, or function of your prostate, your doctor may suspect prostate disease.
If your doctor suspects that your prostate may be diseased, he or she may refer you for further testing, which may include performing a biopsy.
The pathologist will examine your prostate tissue biopsy sample and provide a diagnosis that will help your doctor formulate the most appropriate treatment plan for you.
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