Prostate cancer metastases to bone: observational study for the evaluation of clinical presentation, course and treatment patterns. Presentation of the METAURO protocol and of patient baseline features.

@article{Conti2008ProstateCM,
  title={Prostate cancer metastases to bone: observational study for the evaluation of clinical presentation, course and treatment patterns. Presentation of the METAURO protocol and of patient baseline features.},
  author={Giario Natale Conti and Giuseppe La Torre and Virgilio Cicalese and Gennaro Micheletti and Maria Giuseppe Ludovico and Giovanni Donato Vestita and Giuseppe Cottonaro and Carlo Introini and Massimo Cecchi},
  journal={Archivio italiano di urologia, andrologia : organo ufficiale [di] Societa italiana di ecografia urologica e nefrologica},
  year={2008},
  volume={80 2},
  pages={59-64}
}
AIM The aim of the present study is to describe the research protocol and preliminary results of an observational survey on presentation patterns of prostate cancer metastasis to bone (METAURO), involving urology departments in several Italian hospitals. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study design was observational and inclusion criteria required subjects with prostate cancer patients who were first diagnosed with metastatic bone disease not more than 18 months before. For each patient recruited… CONTINUE READING