Chapter 9. Surgical Pathology of Prostate Cancer

  1. Jonathan Waxman BSc, MD, MBBS, FRCP
  1. C. S. Foster

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch9

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

Treatment Options in Urological Cancer

How to Cite

Foster, C. S. (2002) Surgical Pathology of Prostate Cancer, in Treatment Options in Urological Cancer (ed J. Waxman), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757147.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Department of Cancer Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632055890

Online ISBN: 9780470757147

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Keywords:

  • prostate cancer;
  • radical prostatectomy;
  • transrectal needle biopsy;
  • radiation therapy;
  • androgen deprivation therapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cancer grade

  • Location of cancer

  • Surgical margins

  • Pathological stage

  • Perineural invasion

  • Morphometric markers

  • Proliferation and apoptotic markers

  • Microvessel density

  • Conclusion