Pelvic lymph node status as predictor of extracapsular tumor extension in clinical stage B prostatic cancer.

To examine the accuracy of normal pelvic lymph node status in identifying patients with clinical stage B prostatic cancer not having extracapsular tumor extension we reviewed 63 consecutive patients (39 stage B1 and 24 stage B2) treated with radical prostatectomy. Ten per cent of the patients with stage B1 lesions (tumor involving 1 lobe) and 38 per cent… CONTINUE READING