Ductal adenocarcinoma of the prostate: increased mortality risk and decreased serum prostate specific antigen.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

The Journal of urology, Volume 184, Issue 6, p.2303-7 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, ADENOCARCINOMA, Aged, Center-Authored Paper, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Prostate-Specific Antigen, Prostatic Neoplasms, Public Health Sciences Division, Risk Factors

Abstract:

The clinical significance of ductal prostatic carcinoma is not well-defined. In a population based cancer registry we identified a large group of patients with ductal carcinoma to characterize the impact of the ductal subtype on presentation and survival in men with prostate cancer.