Prostate cancer detection and tumor characteristics in men with multiple biopsy sessions

@article{Lujn2004ProstateCD,
  title={Prostate cancer detection and tumor characteristics in men with multiple biopsy sessions},
  author={M Luj{\'a}n and {\'A}lvaro P{\'a}ez and Carlos Santonja and Teresa Pascual and Inmaculada Rueda Fern{\'a}ndez and Antonio Berenguer},
  journal={Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases},
  year={2004},
  volume={7},
  pages={238-242}
}
Purposes: To address prostate cancer (PCa) detection with respect to the number of biopsy sessions performed, to identify risk factors for detection after a negative biopsy, and to analyze the clinical characteristics of the detected tumors.Scope: Only biopsied men (sextant) were included. A total of 1011 biopsy sessions were carried out in 770 men; 172 underwent a second prostate biopsy and 51 a third biopsy. During the first biopsy round, 111 cancers were found (14.4%), 27 in the second (15.7… CONTINUE READING