Results of radical prostatectomy in men with clinically localized prostate cancer.

@article{Gerber1996ResultsOR,
  title={Results of radical prostatectomy in men with clinically localized prostate cancer.},
  author={Glenn Scott Gerber and Ronald A. Thisted and Peter T. Scardino and H G Frohmuller and Fritz H. Schroeder and David F. Paulson and Arthur Middleton and Daniel B Rukstalis and Joseph Alexander Smith and Paul F. Schellhammer and Makoto Ohori and Gerald W. Chodak},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1996},
  volume={276 8},
  pages={615-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the results of radical prostatectomy in men with early prostate cancer. DESIGN Retrospective, nonrandomized, multi-institutional pooled analysis. SETTING Eight university medical centers in the United States and Europe. PATIENTS A total of 2758 men with stage Tl and T2 prostatic cancer. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Disease-specific and metastasis-free survival rates. RESULTS Tumor grade was the most important preoperative factor in determining outcome. Disease-specific… CONTINUE READING
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