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Can needle biopsies spread prostate cancer?

Video: Can Needle Biopsies Spread Prostate Cancer?

I have heard that needle biopsies pose a risk of spreading the disease through needle tacking? Explain? I was told to avoid needle biopsies and have an MRI-S instead, as the MRI-S creates a GPS like map of the prostate gland.
Ray from Massachusetts asks:
"I have heard that needle biopsies pose a risk of spreading the disease through needle tacking? Explain. I was told to avoid needle biopsies and have an MRI-S instead, as the MRI-S creates a GPS like map of the prostate gland."
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