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Prostate Cancer

Observer agreement and accuracy in the evaluation of bone scans in newly diagnosed prostate cancer - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to assess the agreement in the interpretation of bone scintigraphy (BS) in a newly diagnosed prostate cancer.

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Magnetic resonance imaging-based treatment planning for prostate cancer: Use of population average tissue densities within the irradiated volume to improve plan accuracy - Abstract

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the feasibility of using population average tissue densities within the irradiated volume to improve the dosimetric accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging-based treatment plans for prostate cancer.

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Evaluation of the diagnostic and predictive power of PCA3 in the prostate cancer. A different best cut-off in each different scenario. Preliminary results - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Aim of this study is to evaluate the diagnostic performance of PCA3 in patients with indication to perform a new biopsy, according to the histological doubt such as High Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia (HGPIN) or Atypical Small Gland Proliferation (ASAP) or the clinical suspicion.

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Repeated biopsy in the detection of prostate cancer: When and how many cores - Abstract

PURPOSE: We performed an analysis of the literature about the optimal prostate biopsy (PBX) scheme in the repeated setting.

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Avoiding and managing vascular injury during robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy - Abstract

There has been an increase in the number of urologic procedures performed robotically assisted; this is the case for radical prostatectomy.

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Asthma and risk of lethal prostate cancer in the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study - Abstract

Inflammation, and more generally, the immune response are thought to influence the development of prostate cancer.

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Prostate cancer in a patient with multiple pulmonary metastases alone and respiratory symptoms - Abstract

An 87-year-old man was admitted complaining of cough after he had been treated with drugs at another hospital.

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Comparison between conventional imaging (abdominal-pelvic computed tomography and bone scan) and [18F]choline positron emission tomography/computed tomography imaging - Abstract

COMPLETE TITLE: Comparison between conventional imaging (abdominal-pelvic computed tomography and bone scan) and [18F]choline positron emission tomography/computed tomography imaging for the initial staging of patients with intermediate- to high-risk prostate cancer: A retrospective analysis

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Regional dose metrics as predictors of biochemical failure and local recurrence after low-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy - Abstract

PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES: To assess regional dose metrics as predictors of disease relapse after low-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy.

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Synchronous rectal and prostate cancer - The impact of MRI on incidence and imaging findings - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the incidence of synchronous diagnosis of rectal and prostate cancer and to identify how the role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for preoperative staging of rectal cancer has affected the incidence.

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