Biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy for prevalent versus incident cases of prostate cancer : implications for management.

@article{Nguyen2008BiochemicalRA,
  title={Biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy for prevalent versus incident cases of prostate cancer : implications for management.},
  author={Paul Linh Nguyen and Ming-Hui Chen and William J. Catalona and Brian M. Alexander and Kimberly A. Roehl and Stacy L. Loeb and Anthony V. D'Amico},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={113 11},
  pages={
          3146-52
        }
}
BACKGROUND Among screened populations, it is unknown whether men with prostate cancer (PC) diagnosed at the initial screening (prevalent cases) have a different outcome than men who are diagnosed at subsequent screenings (incident cases) after adjusting for known prognostic factors. METHODS The current study cohort was comprised of 1923 men from a prospective PC screening study who underwent radical prostatectomy (RP) between September 19, 1989 and May 22, 2002. Cox regression multivariate… CONTINUE READING
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