Test: 6 News Reporter Don Dare does not have prostate cancer

Test shows 6 News Reporter Don Dare does not have prostate cancer

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"I was relieved when the doctor called and said there were no signs of malignancy," Don Dare said. "I was relieved when the doctor called and said there were no signs of malignancy," Don Dare said.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - 6 News Consumer Investigator Don Dare got some good news about his health.

Last week, Don had a biopsy to test for possible prostate cancer. The test was ordered by his doctor after a routine cancer screening revealed his prostate-specific antigen or PSA level was elevated.

Don says according to his doctor, the biopsy was negative and he does not have prostate cancer.

"I was relieved when the doctor called and said there were no signs of malignancy," Don said. "And while the biopsy wasn't the most comfortable thing in the world, it's good to know what's going on in your body and if other men are asked by their doctor to go through this type of biopsy, go for it. It's good to know what's going on."

His doctor says Don has a condition called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a condition that enlarges the prostate.

Don is taking medication for the condition and will have another biopsy in four months to determine if he needs to stay on the medicine.

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