Radical Prostatectomy for Positive Lymph Node and Bone Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Dr. Barken discusses the the role of radical prostatectomy in cases of lymph node and bone metastatic disease and describes the German experience as presented at the recent annual Urological Association Conference in May 2012. 

For the Ask Dr Barken Call In Show on Tuesday, June 19th at 6pm Pacific

Time:  Dial 1-877-727-3301 to hear the program.

Question Of The Week:

Should patients who do not have localized disease

still consider radical prostatectomy?

The related article of the week:’

Survival benefit of radical prostatectomy in lymph

node-positive patients with prostate cancer.  Eur Urol.

2010 May;57(5):754-61. Engel J.

 
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