organ-confined disease

organ-confined disease

An illness, such as a tumor or an abscess, that has not spread beyond the organ in which it originated. One example is prostate cancer that is confined within the prostate gland and has not entered the seminal vesicles or pelvic lymph nodes.
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adrenal-sparing), which was expected given the excellent prognosis with pT1a tumours, as was the case in our series with organ-confined disease.
9,10) PSA testing had a significant impact in diagnosing early, organ-confined disease (11) despite low sensitivity and specificity.
3) Also in our opinion, patients with truly clinically organ-confined disease may be reserved for adjuvant chemotherapy (AC); because at least in theoretical basis AC should be equally effective as NAC in this group of patients.
But now, the rise in rates of cure because of the likelihood of having an organ-confined disease has ended.
The results support findings from a previous longitudinal, population-based study of nearly 29,000 men that suggested obesity may protect against development of organ-confined disease.
six months post-treatment, organ-confined disease, Internet user/online support, 40-50 years) That's how men are.
0765 could distinguish patients with extracapsular extension (ECE) from those with organ-confined disease (OCD), with a sensitivity of 100% and a specificity of 93%.
Six months post-treatment, organ-confined disease, 40-50 years) This sort of macho thing.
In patients with organ-confined disease (pT1a-pT2b), PSA and hK2 were detected in 6 of 10 patients, whereas 3 patients were negative for both PSA and hK2 mRNA.
Current urological opinion holds that radical surgery is potentially curative in organ-confined disease (4)(5)(12).
Radiotherapy has had varying rates of success when used in the adjuvant setting, and hormone deprivation therapy cannot preoperatively downstage a prostate cancer to improve rates of organ-confined disease.
2) Of those with organ-confined disease who undergo nephrectomy, 20% will relapse with recurrent RCC.