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Prostate Cancer: Tomography

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL4026, tabled on 15 November 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to restore levels of access to multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging scans for patients with suspected prostate cancer to pre-pandemic levels.

Answered on

26 November 2021

During the pandemic, access to multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging scans of the prostate increased. In 2020, 10,780 multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging scans of the prostate were performed, compared to 7,395 in 2019.