Contemporary Incidence and Outcomes of Prostate Cancer Lymph Node Metastases
Carcinoma, Renal Cell
Robotic Surgical Procedures
The incidence of pelvic lymph node metastases is increasing coincident with a decline in the detection of localized disease. Whether this portends an increase in the burden of advanced disease or simply reflects decreased lead time remains unclear. However, this should be monitored closely as the increase in N1 disease reflects an increase in incurable prostate cancer at diagnosis.