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Updated nomogram to predict pathologic stage of prostate cancer given prostate-specific antigen level, clinical stage, and biopsy gleason score (partin tables) based on cases from 2000 to 2005. Urology 2007; 69: 1095–1101. QXP 3/12/10 2:42 PM Page 34 100 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT MEN’S HEALTH Bladder Prostatic cancer Normal prostate Normal prostate Stage A Stage B1 Prostatic cancer Normal prostate In individuals in whom there is a concern about metastases to the bone, such as those with high PSAs and pain localized to a bone, a bone scan may be obtained to determined if there are bone metastases.
10–12) then the recommendation is to consider a delayed repeat biopsy. If your doctor only did six biopsies, then an immediate repeat biopsy is indicated. “Atypical gland; suspicious for cancer” is noted on the pathology report when the pathologist sees an atypical area that has most of the features of cancer, but a definitive diagnosis of cancer cannot be made due to the small size of the area and the small number of abnormal cells present. Repeat biopsy in patients with this diagnosis have up to a 60% chance of having prostate cancer present in a repeat biopsy.
Liquid nitrogen is administered through the probes to freeze and kill the cancer cells (see Question 25). QXP 3/12/10 2:42 PM Page 51 100 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT MEN’S HEALTH Prostate Cancer has not responded to EBRT. However, it, too, is used with intent to cure. High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is a procedure that is being performed in Europe and appears to be an option for lower Gleason score prostate cancers and for local recurrence of prostate cancer after external beam radiation therapy.
100 questions and answers about men's health by Pamela Ellsworth