The surgical learning curve for prostate cancer control after radical prostatectomy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Clinical Competence
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Physicians
  • Prostatectomy
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

abstract

  • As a surgeon's experience increases, cancer control after radical prostatectomy improves, presumably because of improved surgical technique. Further research is needed to examine the specific techniques used by experienced surgeons that are associated with improved outcomes.

publication date

  • August 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/jnci/djm060

PubMed ID

  • 17652279

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1171

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 99

number

  • 15