The association between tumour density and prostate cancer recurrence following radical prostatectomy.

@article{Lavalle2011TheAB,
  title={The association between tumour density and prostate cancer recurrence following radical prostatectomy.},
  author={Luke Thomas Lavall{\'e}e and Rodney H Breau and Mark A. Preston and G Praveen Raju and Christopher G Morash and Steve Doucette and Ronald G. Gerridzen and James Andrew Eastham and Ilias Cagiannos},
  journal={Canadian Urological Association journal = Journal de l'Association des urologues du Canada},
  year={2011},
  volume={5 6},
  pages={397-401}
}
PURPOSE Tumour density (TD) may be an independent prognostic factor in men with prostate cancer. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between prostate cancer TD and recurrence following radical prostatectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between 1995 and 2007, 645 patients from The Ottawa Hospital or Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center who had cancer and prostate volumes measured from radical prostatectomy specimens. Tumour density was defined as the relative tumour to… CONTINUE READING