Do margins matter? the influence of positive surgical margins on prostate cancer-specific mortality Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Prostatectomy
  • Prostatic Neoplasms

abstract

  • PSMs alone are not associated with a significantly increased risk of CSM within 15 yr of RP. However, urologists should continue to strive to avoid PSMs, as they increase a man's risk of biochemical recurrence and need for secondary therapy and may be a source of considerable patient anxiety.

publication date

  • April 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.eururo.2013.08.036

PubMed ID

  • 24035631

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 675

end page

  • 80

volume

  • 65

number

  • 4