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Impact of a family history of prostate cancer on clinicopathologic outcomes and survival following radical prostatectomy.

Authors
  • Westerman, Mary E1
  • Gershman, Boris1
  • Karnes, R Jeffrey1
  • Thompson, R Houston1
  • Rangel, Laureano2
  • Boorjian, Stephen A3
  • 1 Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St. SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA.
  • 2 Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
  • 3 Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St. SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
World journal of urology
Publication Date
August 2016
Volume
34
Issue
8
Pages
1115–1122
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00345-015-1738-6
PMID: 26658661
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

In this surgical population, FH of prostate cancer was associated with lower-risk disease at diagnosis, more favorable pathology at RP, and significantly better cancer-specific and overall survival. These results may be utilized for patient counseling.

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