Does a delay between diagnosis and radical prostatectomy increase the risk of disease recurrence? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Prostatectomy
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

abstract

  • The time between biopsy and surgery does not appear to have a large effect on the risk of disease recurrence. Counseling patients on the importance of avoiding undue delay to surgery must be based on clinical judgment, particularly with respect to modifying advice based on the patient's risk.

publication date

  • February 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC1774862

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.21643

PubMed ID

  • 16353213

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 576

end page

  • 80

volume

  • 106

number

  • 3