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Predictive models for worsening prognosis in potential candidates for active surveillance of presumed low-risk prostate cancer.

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PURPOSE: Low-risk prostate cancer patients clinically eligible for active surveillance can also be managed surgically. We evaluated the pathologic outcomes for this cohort that was treated by radical prostatectomy and devised nomograms to predict patients at risk of upgrading and/or upstaging. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Seven hundred and fifty patients treated by radical prostatectomy from Jan 2005 to the present fulfilled conventional active surveillance criteria and formed the study cohort. Pr...

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10.1007/s11255-011-0020-0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Srivastava, A More by this author
Christos, P More by this author
Shevchuk, M More by this author
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Journal:
International urology and nephrology
Volume:
44
Issue:
2
Pages:
459-470
Publication date:
2012-04-05
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EISSN:
1573-2584
ISSN:
0301-1623
URN:
uuid:351a3f0a-6d33-4c6b-ae88-cee13892ec4c
Source identifiers:
414563
Local pid:
pubs:414563

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