Travis was diagnosed with prostate cancer after he received a second biopsy. Because of the unusual location of his cancer, the initial biopsy was negative. Thanks to laboratory tests, his team continued to follow up, and, after an MRI-guided biopsy, Travis received his diagnosis and was treated successfully. Learn how his entire medical team came together to properly diagnose and treat Travis. In his case, the cancer was located in an area that is difficult to feel by a physician on a rectal examination which is why it was only detected with an MRI. Thanks to continued lab tests, the cancer was found and treated. Watch to see how everyone in Travis’ care team came together and collaborated to diagnose and treat him. Visit www.ascp.org/patients to read more about Travis’ journey and to meet our other Champions.

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ASCP is the world's largest society of pathologists and laboratory professionals comprising pathologists, doctoral-level laboratory scientists, and a host of laboratory professionals, including pathologists' assistants, medical laboratory scientists, cytotechnologists, histotechnologists, histologic technicians, phlebotomists, medical laboratory technicians, and numerous laboratory specialists.