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Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases covers all aspects of prostatic diseases, in particular prostate cancer. The journal is of interest to surgeons, oncologists, clinicians and researchers involved in diseases of the prostate. The journal publishes original research articles, reviews, topical comments and critical appraisal of scientific meetings.

Impact Factor: 3.723*

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Volume 20, No 2
June 2017

ISSN: 1365-7852
EISSN: 1476-5608

2016 Impact Factor 3.723*
14/76 Urology & Nephrology
77/217 Oncology

Stephen J. Freedland, MD

*2016 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)


Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases in the news: A study published in Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases discusses the increasing incidence of metastatic prostate cancer in the United States. Check out the Springer Nature press release or read the article here!

Finding the Fingerprints of Prostate Cancer. A recently developed reagent may represent a potent addition to clinicians’ arsenal for the detection of prostate cancer. Roughly two-thirds of prostate tumors exhibit excessive activity of the gene encoding the ERG transcription factor. A study published by Shiv Srivastava, Isabell Sesterhenn and colleagues demonstrates that cancer cells can readily be detected in human tissue samples using ERG-binding antibodies developed by their team. Read the article.

Impoving blood loss preparation. Age and preoperative PSA may not indicate a patients estimated blood loss (EBL) during radicalprostatectomy. Read how high BMI and large prostate size could better indicate individual blood loss during surgery.

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