Percent carcinoma in prostatectomy specimen is associated with risk of recurrence after radical prostatectomy in patients with pathologically organ confined prostate cancer.

@article{Ramos2004PercentCI,
  title={Percent carcinoma in prostatectomy specimen is associated with risk of recurrence after radical prostatectomy in patients with pathologically organ confined prostate cancer.},
  author={Christian Paul G. Ramos and Kimberly A. Roehl and Jo Ann V. Antenor and Peter A. Humphrey and WilliamJ. Catalona},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2004},
  volume={172 1},
  pages={
          137-40
        }
}
PURPOSE We evaluated tumor size, measured as the percent of the prostate involved by cancer, as a predictor of tumor recurrence after radical prostatectomy in patients with pathologically organ confined prostate cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS One of us (WJC) performed radical retropubic prostatectomy in 1,850 men who had pathologically organ confined prostate cancer with tumor size recorded between January 1988 and February 2003. The percent of prostate tissue involved by carcinoma in the… CONTINUE READING
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