TNM Classification of Tumours of Prostate Carcinoma

  • F. K. Mostofi
  • I. A. Sesterhenn
  • C. J. DavisJr.
Part of the World Health Organization book series (HISTOLOG.CLASS)

Abstract

The classification applies only to adenocarcinomas. Transitional cell carcinoma of the prostate is classified as a urothelial tumour. There should be histological confirmation of the disease.

Keywords

Adenocarcinoma 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. K. Mostofi
    • 1
  • I. A. Sesterhenn
    • 1
  • C. J. DavisJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.WHO Collaborating Center for Histological Classification of Tumours of Urinary Tract and Male Genital SystemArmed Forces Institute of PathologyUSA

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