Posts Tagged ‘lymph node metastases’

URO TODAY: The greater number of positive samples in a prostate cancer biopsy (usually 12 samples), the greater the chance the disease has spread to the lymph system. READ MORE>

The percentage of positive cores involved with prostate cancer is the most reliable predictor of lymph node metastases and indicates the need for extended pelvic lymphadenectomy.

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URO TODAY: Obesity is not associated with increased risk of lymph node metastases in men undergoing radical prostatectomy and extended pelvic lymph node dissection. READ MORE>

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