Is incidentally detected prostate cancer in patients undergoing radical cystoprostatectomy clinically significant?

@article{Mazzucchelli2009IsID,
  title={Is incidentally detected prostate cancer in patients undergoing radical cystoprostatectomy clinically significant?},
  author={Roberta Mazzucchelli and F Barbisan and Marina Scarpelli and Antonio Lopez-Beltran and Theodorus H van der Kwast and Liang Cheng and Rodolfo Montironi},
  journal={American journal of clinical pathology},
  year={2009},
  volume={131 2},
  pages={279-83}
}
Cystoprostatectomy specimens obtained from patients with bladder cancer provide a unique opportunity to assess the features of silent prostate adenocarcinoma (PCa). The whole-mount prostate sections of 248 totally embedded and consecutively examined radical cystoprostatectomy (RCP) specimens were reviewed to determine the incidence and features of incidentally detected PCa. PCa was considered clinically significant if any of the following criteria were present: total tumor volume, 0.5 cc or… CONTINUE READING

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