Fewer lymph node dissections and fewer positive lymph nodes: does it actually matter?

Surgical removal of samples of the pelvic lymph nodes at the time of radical prostatectomy (RP) — known as pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND)  — is still the most accurate method available to determine the presence or absence of lymph nodes positive for cancer (pN1 disease) in a patient with cancer of the prostate. … READ MORE …

Other Wednesday prostate cancer news: February 4, 2009

In addition to the reports on the early stages of the RALP learning curve and quality of life outcomes post-brachtherapy, there are a large number of additional reports in today’s news: … READ MORE …


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