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Defining Clinically Meaningful Positive Surgical Margins in Patients Undergoing Radical Prostatectomy for Localised Prostate Cancer.

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Summary of "Defining Clinically Meaningful Positive Surgical Margins in Patients Undergoing Radical Prostatectomy for Localised Prostate Cancer."

The impact of positive surgical margins (PSMs) on the risk of metastases in prostate cancer (PCa) patients treated with radical prostatectomy (RP) is still debated.

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Name: European urology oncology
ISSN: 2588-9311
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