Visual estimation of tumour extent is not an independent predictor of prostate specific antigen recurrence.

@article{Jones2005VisualEO,
  title={Visual estimation of tumour extent is not an independent predictor of prostate specific antigen recurrence.},
  author={Timothy David Jones and Michael O Koch and Haiqun Lin and Liang Cheng},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2005},
  volume={96 9},
  pages={1253-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyse tumour extent as a predictor of cancer progression after radical prostatectomy (RP), using a multivariate Cox regression model, as several variables (e.g. Gleason grade and tumour stage) are well-established prognostic factors in prostate cancer but it is uncertain if the visual estimation of tumour extent (percentage of carcinoma) is an independent predictor for prostate cancer recurrence. PATIENTS AND METHODS Tumour extent was estimated in the RP specimens from 504 men… CONTINUE READING