Prostate carcinoma

Gerald L. Andriole, William J. Catalona

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Over the last several years, the development of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing and technical refinements of anatomic radical prostatectomy have revolutionized the care of patients with prostate cancer. Serum PSA testing often allows early diagnosis of organ-confined prostate cancer. Anatomical radical prostatectomy has a high probability of completely eradicating these tumors, with minimal long-term morbidity. Use of PSA testing after therapy confirms the long-term ability of surgery to eradicate early-stage prostate cancer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)351-359
Number of pages9
JournalAnnual review of medicine
StatePublished - 1994


  • digital rectal examination (DRE) screening
  • prostate-specific antigen (PSA)
  • transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)


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