Predicting disease recurrence in intermediate and high-risk patients undergoing radical prostatectomy using percent positive biopsies: results from CaPSURE.

@article{Grossfeld2002PredictingDR,
  title={Predicting disease recurrence in intermediate and high-risk patients undergoing radical prostatectomy using percent positive biopsies: results from CaPSURE.},
  author={Gary D. Grossfeld and David M. Latini and Deborah P. Lubeck and Jeanette M. Broering and Yu Ping Li and Shilpa S. Mehta and Peter R. Carroll},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2002},
  volume={59 4},
  pages={560-5}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine whether percent positive biopsies could be used to predict the probability of disease recurrence in contemporary patients undergoing radical prostatectomy in community-based practice settings. Previous studies have demonstrated the importance of systematic prostate biopsy results in the risk assessment for newly diagnosed patients with prostate cancer. METHODS We studied 1265 patients enrolled in CaPSURE (a longitudinal registry of patients with prostate cancer) who… CONTINUE READING