Apr 2, 2019

Extraprostatic Extension in Core Biopsies Epitomizes High-risk but Locally Treatable Prostate Cancer

European urology oncology
Hanan Goldberg, Abu-Hijlih Ramiz, Rachel Glicksman, Noelia S Salgado, Thenappan Chandrasekar, Zachary Klaassen, Christopher J D Wallis, Ali Hosni, Fabio Ynoe Moraes, Sangeet Ghai, Girish S Kulkarni, Robert J Hamilton, Nathan Perlis, Ants Toi, Peter Chung, Andrew Evans, Theo van der Kwast, Antonio Finelli, Neil Fleshner, Alejandro Berlin
CONCLUSIONS: EPE on PB is an infrequent finding that is strongly associated with high-risk clinicopathologic prognostic features that accurately predict EPE in RP specimens. Despite entailing aggressive disease characteristics, EPE on PB should not preclude patients from receiving definitive radical local therapy.