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Advances in Anatomic Pathology:
doi: 10.1097/PAP.0b013e3182211ce0
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International Society of Urological Pathology Consensus Conference on Handling and Staging of Radical Prostatectomy Specimens

Egevad, Lars MD, PhD*; Srigley, John R. MD, FRCPC; Delahunt, Brett MD, FRCPA

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Abstract

The 2009 International Society of Urological Pathology consensus conference on handling and staging of radical prostatectomy specimens issued recommendations for standardization of pathology reporting of radical prostatectomy specimens. The conference addressed specimen handling, T2 substaging, prostate cancer volume, extraprostatic extension, lymphovascular invasion, seminal vesicle invasion, lymph node metastases, and surgical margins. This review summarizes the conclusions and recommendations resulting from the consensus process.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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