Suspected clinical T3 prostate cancer is associated with a high rate of negative extended biopsies: clinical implications.

Abstract

The presence or even the suspicion of clinical T3 prostate cancer (PCa) discourages many urologists from considering surgical management, due to potentially high rate of treatment failure [1,2]. However, patients suspected of having clinical T3 PCa may do well clinically. Many may have a more favorable pathological stage than with T3 disease. Others may… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.eururo.2008.05.025

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@article{Capitanio2009SuspectedCT, title={Suspected clinical T3 prostate cancer is associated with a high rate of negative extended biopsies: clinical implications.}, author={Umberto Capitanio and Pierre I. Karakiewicz and Claudio Jeldres and Alberto Briganti and A Salonia and Andrea Cestari and Giorgio Guazzoni and Patrizio Rigatti and Francesco Montorsi}, journal={European urology}, year={2009}, volume={55 1}, pages={253-4} }