Small cell anaplastic carcinoma of the prostate: seven new cases, review of the literature, and discussion of a therapeutic strategy.

@article{Rubenstein1997SmallCA,
  title={Small cell anaplastic carcinoma of the prostate: seven new cases, review of the literature, and discussion of a therapeutic strategy.},
  author={James H Rubenstein and Michael J Katin and M M Mangano and J Dauphin and Stephen Salenius and Daniel E Dosoretz and Peter H Blitzer},
  journal={American journal of clinical oncology},
  year={1997},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={376-80}
}
Small cell anaplastic carcinoma of the prostate (SCCP) is a rare entity; a literature review disclosed fewer than 150 cases. SCCP has an aggressive course, and both local and distant failure is common. The optimal treatment method has not been clearly established. We review our experience with 7 patients, with attention paid to clinical and pathological details based on a review of the histological specimens. Three patients had mixed tumors of both SCCP and adenocarcinoma, 3 had pure… CONTINUE READING

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