An analysis of 148 consecutive transition zone cancers: clinical and histological characteristics.

@article{Noguchi2000AnAO,
  title={An analysis of 148 consecutive transition zone cancers: clinical and histological characteristics.},
  author={Miki Noguchi and Thomas A. Stamey and J. E. Neal and Cheryl E. Yemoto},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2000},
  volume={163 6},
  pages={
          1751-5
        }
}
PURPOSE To improve our understanding of transition zone cancer in terms of the diagnosis and biological behavior we examined all morphological and clinical variables in 148 consecutive cases of untreated transition zone cancer after radical retropubic prostatectomy. We matched 79 cases by total cancer volume to 79 of pure peripheral zone cancer with no secondary tumors. MATERIALS AND METHODS Using the Stanford technique of prospective 3 mm. step sections we identified 175 of 996 men (18… CONTINUE READING

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