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MRI Highly Accurate in Detecting Significant Prostate Cancer

MRI Predicts Prostate Cancer Death Risk After Prostatectomy

Preoperative magnetic resonanceimaging (MRI) may be useful in predictingprostate cancer-specific mortality(PCSM) after radical prostatectomy(RP), according to Korean researchers.  Sungmin Woo, MD, and colleaguesat the Seoul National University studied318 patients who underwent MRI followedby RP. After a median follow-upof 104 months, 11 patients (3.5%) diedfrom prostate cancer.  Of the 318 patients, 104(32.7%) had clinically significant canceron…

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