Radical prostatectomy as a monotherapy for locally advanced (stage T3) prostate cancer.

@article{Ouden1994RadicalPA,
  title={Radical prostatectomy as a monotherapy for locally advanced (stage T3) prostate cancer.},
  author={D van den Ouden and Patricia J Davidson and Wim C. J. Hop and Fritz H. Schroeder},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1994},
  volume={151 3},
  pages={646-51}
}
Within a prospective protocol initiated in 1977, 100 patients with locally extensive prostate cancer (stage T3, 1982 tumor, nodes and metastasis classification) were treated by pelvic node dissection and radical prostatectomy as monotherapy. Adjuvant treatment was not given until disease progression. Radical prostatectomy, except for 3 young patients with a single micrometastasis, was not done if positive lymph nodes were found at frozen section. Six patients had positive lymph nodes at… CONTINUE READING

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Prognostic factors analyzed were pretreatment and posttreatment grade , pretreatment prostate specific antigen and prostatic acid phosphatase levels , positive margins , seminal vesicle invasion and nodal status .
Prognostic factors analyzed were pretreatment and posttreatment grade , pretreatment prostate specific antigen and prostatic acid phosphatase levels , positive margins , seminal vesicle invasion and nodal status .
Prognostic factors analyzed were pretreatment and posttreatment grade , pretreatment prostate specific antigen and prostatic acid phosphatase levels , positive margins , seminal vesicle invasion and nodal status .
Seminal VesiclesDirect posterosuperior toProstate
Prognostic factors analyzed were pretreatment and posttreatment grade , pretreatment prostate specific antigen and prostatic acid phosphatase levels , positive margins , seminal vesicle invasion and nodal status .
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