Optimal processing, handling, and sampling of prostatic biopsies, transurethral resections, and radical prostatectomy specimens ensure accurate diagnosis and staging.
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Prognostic factors derived from careful examination of tissue samples are critical for patient management, including cancer volume, extraprostatic extension, surgical margins, vascular/lymphatic invasion, and perineural invasion. This chapter addresses these important issues, including recent recommendations of a consensus panel of the International Society of Urologic Pathologists.
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