If the surgical margins are positive for PC, then what?

If the surgical margins are positive for PC, then what?

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Question of the week:

What is the significance of positive surgical margins?

How should I deal with this situation?

Article:

Radical prostatectomy: Positive surgical margins matter.

Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations.

J. J. Meeks, M.D., Ph.D., J.A. Eastham, M.D. , Dec. 2011

Urology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-

Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021

Dr. Barken answers the question and presents a video

commentary about positive surgical margins.

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