By H. Ballentine Carter M.D., Donald S. Coffey Ph.D. (auth.), Donald S. Coffey, Martin I. Resnick, F. Andrew Dorr, James P. Karr (eds.)

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These complaints emanate from the second one Prouts Neck convention on prostate melanoma hung on October 17-19, 1986, the subject of which used to be deal with­ ment, with specialise in present concerns and destiny examine that's had to solution severe questions regarding optimum administration of a few of the levels of prostate melanoma. the target used to be to bare the main an important difficulties impeding development and to crystallize the mixed multidisci­ plinary enter generated via the convention into centred options or options for presentation to the nationwide melanoma Institute (NCI) , with the final word rationale of concentrating on learn to handle the concern concerns pointed out. In organizing the workshop, each attempt used to be made to take care of a multidisciplinary stability between nationally well known experts on prostate melanoma. therefore, top surgeons, radiation and clinical onco­ logists and biostatisticians have been in equivalent presence. whereas there have been lively exchanges with cautious scrutiny and critique of all info pre­ sented, there has been a typical trust that the problem of prostate melanoma will be most sensible approached during this multidisciplinary Organ Systems-oriented model. throughout the process the convention, it turned obvious to all current that significant nomenclature and procedural obstacles have made it in general tough, and regularly most unlikely, to match result of medical research.

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Thus, though the system utilizing ~ 3 chips is widely used and simple to apply, it does not accurately reflect the behavior of Stage Al and A2 disease. As was recognized by Jewett, the grade or differentiation of the tumor within Stage A prostate cancer is also an important factor to evaluate in terms of dividing Stage A disease into two biologically meaningful subclasses. Munsie studied 20 cases of small, focal prostatic carcinomas, some having undergone radical prostatectomy (21). Of the 5 patients who progressed, 3 had high grade tumor.

T. 9, UICC Technical Report Series, 48:56-80, 1979. 12. Haenszel, W. and Kurihara, M. Studies of Japanese migrants. I. Mortality from cancer and other diseases among Japanese in the United States. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 40:43-68, 1965. 13. Staszewski, J. and Haenszel, W. Cancer mortality among the Polish-born in the United States. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 35:291-297, 1965. 14. Kastendieck, H. Correlation between atypical primary hyperplasia and carcinoma of the prostate. Histologic studies on 180 total prostatectomies due to manifest carcinoma.

Those tumors occupying ~ 5 percent of the specimen and which are not high grade (AI) progress further out from the time of diagnosis and at a lower rate than Stage A2 tumors. However, patients with Stage Al disease are not entirely risk free from progression, and because 16 percent of the men who remain at risk 8 years or longer experience progression, this factor must be recognized in the management of young men with Stage Al tumors. HISTOLOGIC FINDINGS IN RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY SPECIMENS REMOVED FOR STAGE Al PROSTATE CANCER Because patients with Stage Al prostate cancer appear to have an increased long-term risk of progression, if they do not first die of intercurrent disease, we have been offering radical prostatectomy as one treatment option for relatively young men with Stage Al disease.

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