Christopher J Kane

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer: technical considerations and review of the literature
    Sean P Stroup
    Division of Urology, University of California, 200 West Arbor Drive 8897, San Diego, CA 92103 8897, USA
    ISRN Urol 2011:201408. 2011
  2. pmc Management of pelvic lymphoceles following robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Omer A Raheem
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, USA
    Urol Ann 4:111-4. 2012
  3. doi request reprint What do I tell patients about saw palmetto for benign prostatic hyperplasia?
    Christopher J Kane
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, 200 West Arbor Drive, 8897, San Diego, CA 92103 8897, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 38:261-77. 2011
  4. pmc Outcomes after radical prostatectomy among men who are candidates for active surveillance: results from the SEARCH database
    Christopher J Kane
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8897, USA
    Urology 76:695-700. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Renal cell cancer stage migration: analysis of the National Cancer Data Base
    Christopher J Kane
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of California at San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92103 8897, USA
    Cancer 113:78-83. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Time trends in biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: results of the SEARCH database
    Stephen J Freedland
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, 90095 1738, USA
    Urology 61:736-41. 2003
  7. pmc What are the factors associated with short prostate specific antigen doubling time after radical prostatectomy? A report from the SEARCH database group
    Anna E Teeter
    Division of Urologic Surgery and Duke Prostate Center, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Urol 180:1980-4; discussion 1985. 2008
  8. pmc Postoperative prostate-specific antigen nadir improves accuracy for predicting biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: Results from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) and Duke Prostate Center databases
    Daniel M Moreira
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke Prostate Center Department of Pathology, Duke University School of Medicine Urology Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Int J Urol 17:914-22. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Percent of prostate needle biopsy cores with cancer is significant independent predictor of prostate specific antigen recurrence following radical prostatectomy: results from SEARCH database
    Stephen J Freedland
    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Urol 169:2136-41. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of percentage of total prostate needle biopsy tissue with cancer to percentage of cores with cancer for predicting PSA recurrence after radical prostatectomy: results from the SEARCH database
    Stephen J Freedland
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, 90095 1738, USA
    Urology 61:742-7. 2003

Detail Information

Publications99

  1. pmc Robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer: technical considerations and review of the literature
    Sean P Stroup
    Division of Urology, University of California, 200 West Arbor Drive 8897, San Diego, CA 92103 8897, USA
    ISRN Urol 2011:201408. 2011
    ..Recent literature supporting the increasing role of surgery either alone or in combination with adjuvant therapies to treat men with high-risk prostate cancer is also reviewed...
  2. pmc Management of pelvic lymphoceles following robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Omer A Raheem
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, USA
    Urol Ann 4:111-4. 2012
    ..We report our experience with management of clinically symptomatic pelvic lymphoceles following robotic-assisted prostatectomy using laparoscopic marsupialization...
  3. doi request reprint What do I tell patients about saw palmetto for benign prostatic hyperplasia?
    Christopher J Kane
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, 200 West Arbor Drive, 8897, San Diego, CA 92103 8897, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 38:261-77. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Outcomes after radical prostatectomy among men who are candidates for active surveillance: results from the SEARCH database
    Christopher J Kane
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8897, USA
    Urology 76:695-700. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate outcomes after radical prostatectomy among men with low-risk prostate cancer who would be candidates for active surveillance...
  5. doi request reprint Renal cell cancer stage migration: analysis of the National Cancer Data Base
    Christopher J Kane
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of California at San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92103 8897, USA
    Cancer 113:78-83. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to analyze patterns of disease presentation and outcome of RCC by AJCC stage using data from the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) over a 12-year period...
  6. ncbi request reprint Time trends in biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: results of the SEARCH database
    Stephen J Freedland
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, 90095 1738, USA
    Urology 61:736-41. 2003
    ..We also examined whether the biochemical recurrence rates after RP have changed with time...
  7. pmc What are the factors associated with short prostate specific antigen doubling time after radical prostatectomy? A report from the SEARCH database group
    Anna E Teeter
    Division of Urologic Surgery and Duke Prostate Center, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Urol 180:1980-4; discussion 1985. 2008
    ..We determined which demographic and clinicopathological variables were predictive of a short prostate specific antigen doubling time in a cohort of men with clinically localized prostate cancer treated with radical prostatectomy...
  8. pmc Postoperative prostate-specific antigen nadir improves accuracy for predicting biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: Results from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) and Duke Prostate Center databases
    Daniel M Moreira
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke Prostate Center Department of Pathology, Duke University School of Medicine Urology Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Int J Urol 17:914-22. 2010
    ..Herein, we sought to explore the effect of including PSA nadir into commonly used models on their accuracy to predict BCR after RP...
  9. ncbi request reprint Percent of prostate needle biopsy cores with cancer is significant independent predictor of prostate specific antigen recurrence following radical prostatectomy: results from SEARCH database
    Stephen J Freedland
    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Urol 169:2136-41. 2003
    ..We evaluate whether either percent of cores with cancer or percent of cores positive from the most and least involved side of the prostate needle biopsy was associated with a worse outcome among men treated with radical prostatectomy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of percentage of total prostate needle biopsy tissue with cancer to percentage of cores with cancer for predicting PSA recurrence after radical prostatectomy: results from the SEARCH database
    Stephen J Freedland
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, 90095 1738, USA
    Urology 61:742-7. 2003
    ..We compared the total percentage of biopsy tissue with cancer to the percentage of cores positive for their ability to predict adverse pathologic findings and biochemical failure after radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Multiinstitutional validation of the UCSF cancer of the prostate risk assessment for prediction of recurrence after radical prostatectomy
    Matthew R Cooperberg
    Department of Urology, Program in Urologic Oncology, Urologic Outcomes Research Group, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Cancer 107:2384-91. 2006
    ..This study used a large external dataset to validate CAPRA...
  12. doi request reprint Validation of a nomogram to predict disease progression following salvage radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy: results from the SEARCH database
    Daniel M Moreira
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    BJU Int 104:1452-6. 2009
    ..termed the 'Stephenson nomogram') to predict disease progression after salvage radiotherapy (SRT) among patients with prostate cancer from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) database...
  13. pmc Obesity, prostate-specific antigen nadir, and biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: biology or technique? Results from the SEARCH database
    Tammy Ho
    Divison of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Eur Urol 62:910-6. 2012
    ..Obesity is associated with an increased risk of biochemical recurrence (BCR) after radical prostatectomy (RP). It is unclear whether this is due to technical challenges related to operating on obese men or other biologic factors...
  14. doi request reprint Obesity and oncological outcome after radical prostatectomy: impact of prostate-specific antigen-based prostate cancer screening: results from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital and Duke Prostate Center databases
    Stephen J Freedland
    Urology Section, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    BJU Int 102:969-74. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Multigene methylation analysis for detection and staging of prostate cancer
    Hideki Enokida
    Department of Urology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 11:6582-8. 2005
    ..We hypothesize that a new method of multigene methylation analysis could be a good diagnostic and staging biomarker for prostate cancer...
  16. pmc Are repeat prostate biopsies safe? A cohort analysis from the SEARCH database
    Ryan P Kopp
    Division of Urology, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8897, USA
    J Urol 187:2056-60. 2012
    ..Therefore, we investigated whether there is an association between the number of prior biopsy sessions and biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy...
  17. pmc Effect of race and socioeconomic status on surgical margins and biochemical outcomes in an equal-access health care setting: results from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) database
    David I Chu
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and the Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cancer 118:4999-5007. 2012
    ..The associations of race/SES with intermediate CaP outcomes, including positive surgical margin (PSM) and biochemical recurrence (BCR), were explored in an equal-access setting...
  18. ncbi request reprint Re-calibration and external validation of an existing nomogram to predict aggressive recurrences after radical prostatectomy
    Florian R Schroeck
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    BJU Int 105:1654-9. 2010
    ..e. a BCR with a postoperative PSA doubling time (PSADT) of <9 months)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Impact of obesity on prostate cancer recurrence after radical prostatectomy: data from CaPSURE
    William W Bassett
    Department of Urology, Urologic Outcomes Research Group, University of California, School of Medicine, Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    Urology 66:1060-5. 2005
    ..To determine the association between obesity and prostate cancer recurrence after primary treatment with radical prostatectomy...
  20. doi request reprint Predictors of secondary treatment following biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: results from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital database
    Daniel M Moreira
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    BJU Int 105:28-33. 2010
    ..To investigate the predictors of secondary treatment for recurrent prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy (RP) among subjects from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) database...
  21. ncbi request reprint Ability of 2 pretreatment risk assessment methods to predict prostate cancer recurrence after radical prostatectomy: data from CaPSURE
    Joseph A Mitchell
    Department of Urology, Urology Outcomes Research Group, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 173:1126-31. 2005
    ..We tested the 2 instruments in the Cancer of the Prostate Strategic Urologic Research Endeavor (CaPSURE) database, a national registry of patients with prostate cancer, to assess their accuracy in a community based cohort...
  22. pmc Upgrading and downgrading of prostate needle biopsy specimens: risk factors and clinical implications
    Stephen J Freedland
    Department of Surgery, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Urology 69:495-9. 2007
    ..Given the critical role that needle biopsy plays in treatment decisions, we sought to determine the risk factors for upgrading and downgrading the prostate biopsy specimen...
  23. ncbi request reprint Definition and preoperative predictors of persistently elevated prostate-specific antigen after radical prostatectomy: results from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) database
    Daniel M Moreira
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and the Duke Prostate Center, Durham, NC, USA
    BJU Int 105:1541-7. 2010
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of age on biochemical disease-free outcome in patients with T1-T3 prostate cancer treated with definitive radiotherapy in an equal-access health care system: a radiation oncology report of the Department of Defense Center for Prostate Disease Resea
    Peter A S Johnstone
    Investigation Department, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92134, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:964-9. 2003
    ..The records of the Department of Defense Center for Prostate Disease Research were queried for the biochemical disease-free results of patients after definitive RT and analyzed by age...
  25. ncbi request reprint The impact of obesity on health related quality of life before and after radical prostatectomy (data from CaPSURE)
    Jason W Anast
    Department of Urology and UCSF Mt Zion Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 173:1132-8. 2005
    ..We determined if there are differences in the HRQOL of obese men at diagnosis and after radical prostatectomy compared to the HRQOL of men with normal body mass index (BMI)...
  26. doi request reprint High serum folate is associated with reduced biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: results from the SEARCH Database
    Daniel M Moreira
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int Braz J Urol 39:312-8; discussion 319. 2013
    ..To analyze the association between serum levels of folate and risk of biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy among men from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) database...
  27. pmc Diabetes and outcomes after radical prostatectomy: are results affected by obesity and race? Results from the shared equal-access regional cancer hospital database
    Jayakrishnan Jayachandran
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:9-17. 2010
    ..The association of diabetes with prostate cancer outcomes is less clear. We examined the association between diabetes and outcomes after radical prostatectomy and tested whether associations varied by race and/or obesity...
  28. pmc Does salvage radiation therapy change the biology of recurrent prostate cancer based on PSA doubling times? Results from the SEARCH database
    Roberto L Muller
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Urology 79:1105-10. 2012
    ..PSA doubling time (PSADT) was used as a surrogate endpoint for cancer aggressiveness. We compared PSADT calculated before start of SRT and after SRT failure...
  29. doi request reprint Outcomes and complications of pelvic lymph node dissection during robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy
    Michael A Liss
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, UC San Diego Health System, 200 West Arbor Drive 8897, San Diego, CA 92103 8897, USA
    World J Urol 31:481-8. 2013
    ....
  30. pmc Do nomograms predict aggressive recurrence after radical prostatectomy more accurately than biochemical recurrence alone?
    Florian R Schroeck
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and Duke Prostate Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    BJU Int 103:603-8. 2009
    ..To compare the predictive accuracy (PA) of existing models in estimating risk of biochemical recurrence (BCR) vs aggressive recurrence (BCR with a prostate-specific antigen, PSA, doubling time, DT, of <9 months)...
  31. pmc Do nomograms designed to predict biochemical recurrence (BCR) do a better job of predicting more clinically relevant prostate cancer outcomes than BCR? A report from the SEARCH database group
    Anna E Teeter
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Urology 82:53-8. 2013
    ..However, it remains unknown if they can predict more definitive endpoints, such as PCSM...
  32. pmc Risk stratification for biochemical recurrence in men with positive surgical margins or extracapsular disease after radical prostatectomy: results from the SEARCH database
    Jayakrishnan Jayachandran
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Urol 179:1791-6; discussion 1796. 2008
    ..We further stratified these men into a low risk group in which watchful waiting after surgery may be preferred and a high risk cohort in which adjuvant therapy may be preferred...
  33. doi request reprint Estimated blood loss as a predictor of PSA recurrence after radical prostatectomy: results from the SEARCH database
    Jessica C Lloyd
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and the Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    BJU Int 105:347-51. 2010
    ..Diagnosis (exploratory cohort)...
  34. pmc Glycemic control and prostate cancer progression: results from the SEARCH database
    Howard S Kim
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Prostate 70:1540-6. 2010
    ..We sought to investigate the role of glycemic control, as measured by HbA1c, on PCa aggressiveness and prognosis in men with DM and PCa from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) database...
  35. pmc Statin medication use and the risk of biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: results from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) Database
    Robert J Hamilton
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cancer 116:3389-98. 2010
    ..The authors sought to examine the association between statin use and PSA recurrence after radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  36. doi request reprint Does early prostate-specific antigen doubling time (ePSADT) after radical prostatectomy, calculated using PSA values from the first detectable until the first recurrence value, correlate with standard PSADT? A report from the Shared Equal Access Regional
    Anna E Teeter
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urologic Surgery, Duke Prostate Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    BJU Int 104:1604-9. 2009
    ..2 ng/mL, as a short PSADT following biochemical recurrence (BCR) after RP portends a poor prognosis and poor response to salvage treatment but this is based upon PSADT calculated using PSA values of >or=0.2 ng/mL...
  37. doi request reprint Does timing of cytoreductive nephrectomy impact patient survival with metastatic renal cell carcinoma in the tyrosine kinase inhibitor era? A multi-institutional study
    Sean P Stroup
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA 92093 0987, USA
    Urology 81:805-11. 2013
    ..To compare outcomes of metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) patients who underwent primary cytoreductive nephrectomy (CRN), followed by adjuvant sunitinib therapy, vs those who underwent primary sunitinib therapy before planned CRN...
  38. pmc Limitations of prostate specific antigen doubling time following biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: results from the SEARCH database
    Robert J Hamilton
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Urol 179:1785-9; discussion 1789-90. 2008
    ..Hence, those with calculable prostate specific antigen doubling time may represent a select lower risk group relative to all men with biochemical recurrence...
  39. pmc A natural history of weight change in men with prostate cancer on androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT): results from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) database
    Howard S Kim
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and the Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    BJU Int 107:924-8. 2011
    ..Men undergoing ADT lose lean muscle but gain fat mass, contributing to an overall gain in weight...
  40. ncbi request reprint Race, biochemical disease recurrence, and prostate-specific antigen doubling time after radical prostatectomy: results from the SEARCH database
    Robert J Hamilton
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cancer 110:2202-9. 2007
    ..To address this issue, the authors examined racial differences in pathologic features, time to disease recurrence, and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) doubling time (PSADT) among a cohort of patients treated with RP...
  41. pmc Optimization via specific fluorescence brightness of a receptor-targeted probe for optical imaging and positron emission tomography of sentinel lymph nodes
    Zhengtao Qin
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Chemistry, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Biomed Opt 18:101315. 2013
    ..These studies demonstrated the feasibility of 800CW-tilmanocept for multimodal SLN mapping via fluorescence and PET-computed tomography imaging...
  42. ncbi request reprint Education predicts quality of life among men with prostate cancer cared for in the Department of Veterans Affairs: a longitudinal quality of life analysis from CaPSURE
    Sara J Knight
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Cancer 109:1769-76. 2007
    ..Patient education level and quality of life were examined among men diagnosed with prostate cancer and cared for within an equal-access health care system, the Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Administration (VA)...
  43. doi request reprint Preoperative sentinel lymph node mapping of the prostate using PET/CT fusion imaging and Ga-68-labeled tilmanocept in an animal model
    Sean P Stroup
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, UCSD Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Clin Exp Metastasis 29:673-80. 2012
    ..Gallium-68-labaled tilmanocept was highly specific for sentinel nodes. Image-guided tumor resection and lymphadenectomy may become a promising future application in urologic oncology and warrants further investigation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Prostate biopsy tumor extent but not location predicts recurrence after radical prostatectomy: results from CaPSURE
    Kirsten L Greene
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 175:125-9; discussion 129. 2006
    ..We compared the ability of positive prostate biopsy location and pattern with number and percent positive biopsies to predict recurrence after RP...
  45. ncbi request reprint Impact of patient educational level on treatment for patients with prostate cancer: data from CaPSURE
    Christopher J Kane
    Department of Urology, Program in Urologic Oncology, Urology Outcomes Research Group, and UCSF Mount Zion Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 94143 1695, USA
    Urology 62:1035-9. 2003
    ..A patient's educational level may impact a patient's understanding and perception of the risks and benefits of the treatment options for prostate cancer...
  46. doi request reprint Effect of BMI on primary treatment of prostate cancer
    Benjamin J Davies
    Department of Urology, Urology Outcomes Research Group, University of California San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco 94143 1695, USA
    Urology 72:406-11. 2008
    ..This study was designed to assess the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and treatment patterns of prostate cancer patients...
  47. doi request reprint Feasibility and efficacy of neoadjuvant sunitinib before nephron-sparing surgery
    Jonathan L Silberstein
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, School of Medicine San Diego, CA, USA
    BJU Int 106:1270-6. 2010
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Adequacy of lymphadenectomy among men undergoing robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Matthew R Cooperberg
    Department of Urology, Program in Urologic Oncology, Urologic Outcomes Research Group, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BJU Int 105:88-92. 2010
    ..To compare rates of lymph node dissection (LND) and nodal yields between patients treated with open radical retropubic prostatectomy (ORRP) and robot-assisted RRP (RARP) in a contemporary single-institution series...
  49. doi request reprint Comparison of transrectal and transvaginal hybrid natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery partial nephrectomy in the porcine model
    Wassim M Bazzi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Urology 82:84-9. 2013
    ..To compare the feasibility of porcine transrectal (TR) and transvaginal (TV) hybrid natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) partial nephrectomy (PN), as NOTES nephrectomy has recently been performed in the porcine model...
  50. ncbi request reprint Limited value of bone scintigraphy and computed tomography in assessing biochemical failure after radical prostatectomy
    Christopher J Kane
    Department of Urology, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Urology 61:607-11. 2003
    ..To define the utility of bone scan and computed tomography (CT) in the evaluation of patients with biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy...
  51. doi request reprint Delayed radical prostatectomy for intermediate-risk prostate cancer is associated with biochemical recurrence: possible implications for active surveillance from the SEARCH database
    Michael R Abern
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    Prostate 73:409-17. 2013
    ..It is unknown whether delaying radical prostatectomy (RP) is associated with increased risk of biochemical recurrence (BCR) for men with intermediate-risk PC...
  52. doi request reprint Comparison of rates and risk factors for development of anaemia and erythropoiesis-stimulating agent utilization after radical or partial nephrectomy
    Jeffrey Woldrich
    Division of Urology, University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92093 0987, USA
    BJU Int 109:1019-25. 2012
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Changing nature of high risk patients undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Christopher J Kane
    Urology Section, Department of Surgery, Veterans Administration Medical Center San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 177:113-7. 2007
    ..We examined the outcomes of radical prostatectomy alone in high risk patients with prostate cancer and evaluated changes in high risk prostate cancer outcomes with time...
  54. ncbi request reprint Race as an outcome predictor after radical prostatectomy: results from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) database
    Stephen J Freedland
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    Urology 60:670-4. 2002
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Obesity and prostate cancer clinical risk factors at presentation: data from CaPSURE
    Christopher J Kane
    Department of Urology, Program in Urologic Oncology, Urologic Outcomes Research Group, University of California, San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 173:732-6. 2005
    ..We investigated the association of obesity with prostate cancer case demographics and clinical disease features at presentation...
  56. ncbi request reprint Multi-institutional validation of the CAPRA-S score to predict disease recurrence and mortality after radical prostatectomy
    Sanoj Punnen
    Department of Urology, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Eur Urol 65:1171-7. 2014
    ..However, this clinical tool has never been validated externally...
  57. doi request reprint Comparison of rates and risk factors for development of osteoporosis and fractures after radical or partial nephrectomy
    Aditya Bagrodia
    Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, Medical Center, La Jolla, CA 92093 0987, USA
    Urology 78:614-9. 2011
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Renal cell carcinoma in the pediatric population: Results from the California Cancer Registry
    Jonathan Silberstein
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:237-41. 2009
    ..Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is a rare disease in children and adolescents. This study aimed to review epidemiologic characteristics and survival for pediatric RCC patients using a large, population-based database...
  59. doi request reprint Sex differences in renal cell cancer presentation and survival: an analysis of the National Cancer Database, 1993-2004
    Jeffrey M Woldrich
    Department of Urology, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 179:1709-13; discussion 1713. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that women presented with lower stage disease and had increased survival than men due to increased imaging...
  60. ncbi request reprint Effect of race on biochemical disease-free outcome in patients with prostate cancer treated with definitive radiation therapy in an equal-access health care system: radiation oncology report of the Department of Defense Center for Prostate Disease Researc
    Peter A S Johnstone
    Naval Medical Ctr, San Diego, Calif 92134 1014, USA
    Radiology 225:420-6. 2002
    ..To report on the first collaboration of the Department of Defense Center for Prostate Disease Research concerned with the relationship between African American race and biochemical disease-free outcomes after definitive radiation therapy...
  61. doi request reprint Initial experience with aspirin use during robotic radical prostatectomy
    Sepehr Nowfar
    Department of Surgery Urology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92103 8897, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:225-9. 2012
    ..Aspirin use is relatively contraindicated during urologic surgery because of increased bleeding risk. We sought to review the outcomes of patients who continued aspirin during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy...
  62. doi request reprint Does radical nephrectomy increase the risk of erectile dysfunction compared with partial nephrectomy? A cohort analysis
    Ryan P Kopp
    Division of Urology Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego Medical Center, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    BJU Int 111:E98-102. 2013
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first study demonstrating an increased risk of ED after RN compared with PN...
  63. ncbi request reprint Obstructive lower urinary tract symptoms correlate with erectile dysfunction
    Sean P Elliott
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0738, USA
    Urology 63:1148-52. 2004
    ..Early evidence suggests that LUTS may be associated with ED in men...
  64. pmc Partial orchiectomy and testis intratubular germ cell neoplasia: World literature review
    Wassim M Bazzi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, San Diego, CA, USA
    Urol Ann 3:115-8. 2011
    ..Partial orchiectomy is a technically challenging procedure that requires close follow-up, but may represent a reasonable management option in selected patients...
  65. pmc Laparo-endoscopic single-site surgery for radical and cytoreductive nephrectomy, renal vein thrombectomy, and partial nephrectomy: a prospective pilot evaluation
    Ithaar H Derweesh
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Diagn Ther Endosc 2010:107482. 2010
    ..Conclusions. LESS-RN, renal vein thrombectomy, and PN are technically feasible and safe while maintaining adherence to oncologic principles, with excellent QoL preservation and low discharge pain scores. Further study is requisite...
  66. doi request reprint Toxicity analysis of postoperative image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer
    Sameer K Nath
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Rebecca and John Moores Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78:435-41. 2010
    ..To report on the acute and late gastrointestinal (GI) and genitourinary (GU) toxicity associated with a unique technique of image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) in patients undergoing postprostatectomy irradiation...
  67. ncbi request reprint Watchful waiting versus active surveillance: appropriate patient selection
    Marc A Dall'Era
    Division of Urology, University of California, San Diego, UCSD Medical Center, 200 West Arbor Drive 8897, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 9:211-6. 2008
    ..Finally, we support well-designed prospective clinical trials that evaluate active surveillance compared with immediate definitive treatment...
  68. pmc A novel patient-derived intra-femoral xenograft model of bone metastatic prostate cancer that recapitulates mixed osteolytic and osteoblastic lesions
    Omer Raheem
    Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Transl Med 9:185. 2011
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and prevention of breast cancer: pooled analysis
    Sharif B Mohr
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive 0620, La Jolla, CA 92093 0620, USA
    Anticancer Res 31:2939-48. 2011
    ..Since publication of the most current meta-analysis of 25(OH)D and breast cancer risk, two new nested case-control studies have emerged...
  70. doi request reprint Decreasing size at diagnosis of stage 1 renal cell carcinoma: analysis from the National Cancer Data Base, 1993 to 2004
    Matthew R Cooperberg
    Department of Urology, Program in Urologic Oncology, Urologic Outcomes Research Group, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 179:2131-5. 2008
    ..The proportion of renal cell carcinoma cases diagnosed at stage I is known to be increasing significantly. We characterized stage I tumors further in terms of tumor size at diagnosis using a large national cancer registry...
  71. ncbi request reprint Health related quality of life patterns in patients treated with interstitial prostate brachytherapy for localized prostate cancer--data from CaPSURE
    Tracy M Downs
    Department of Urology, Program in Urologic Oncology, Urologic Outcomes Research Group, UCSF Mt Zion Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Urol 170:1822-7. 2003
    ..We measured the impact brachytherapy monotherapy (BMT) has on general and disease specific health related quality of life (HRQOL) compared to patients treated with radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  72. ncbi request reprint Should a positive surgical margin following radical prostatectomy be pathological stage T2 or T3? Results from the SEARCH database
    Stephen J Freedland
    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles and Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Urol 169:2142-6. 2003
    ..We examined the significance of the pathological features of positive surgical margin and extracapsular extension for predicting biochemical failure following radical prostatectomy...
  73. ncbi request reprint Beta-catenin mutations correlate with over expression of C-myc and cyclin D1 Genes in bladder cancer
    Hiroaki Shiina
    Department of Urology, Shimane Medical University, Izumo, Japan
    J Urol 168:2220-6. 2002
    ..To test this hypothesis we investigated the relationship of beta-catenin mutation to c-myc and cyclin D1 mRNA with special reference to the changes in copy number of the 2 genes...
  74. ncbi request reprint Impact of obesity on the utility of preoperative prostate-specific antigen velocity to predict for relapse after prostatectomy: a report from the SEARCH database
    Christopher R King
    Division of Urologic Oncology, Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5847, USA
    Urology 69:921-6. 2007
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Improved clinical staging system combining biopsy laterality and TNM stage for men with T1c and T2 prostate cancer: results from the SEARCH database
    Stephen J Freedland
    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine and Department of Surgery, Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Urol 169:2129-35. 2003
    ..We determined whether we could improve the prognostic value of the TNM staging system in men with cT1c and cT2 cancers by including information on whether prostate needle biopsy was unilaterally or bilaterally positive...
  76. ncbi request reprint Prospective comparison of computerized tomography and excretory urography in the initial evaluation of asymptomatic microhematuria
    Christine L Gray Sears
    Department of Urology, Naval Medical Center San Diego, California, USA
    J Urol 168:2457-60. 2002
    ..We prospectively compared the diagnostic yield of computerized tomography (CT) to excretory urography (IVP) in the initial evaluation of asymptomatic microhematuria...
  77. ncbi request reprint PSA in the new millennium: a powerful predictor of prostate cancer prognosis and radical prostatectomy outcomes--results from the SEARCH database
    Stephen J Freedland
    Urology Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Eur Urol 53:758-64; discussion 765-6. 2008
    ..We examined the prognostic significance of preoperative PSA to predict pathologic stage and biochemical progression among men undergoing radical prostatectomy in the new millennium (2000-2006)...
  78. ncbi request reprint Surgery for prostate cancer: rationale, technique and outcomes
    Tracy M Downs
    Department of Urology and UCSF Mt Zion Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0738, USA
    Cancer Metastasis Rev 21:29-44. 2002
    ..It can be performed with limited risk of complications and is likely to be curative in patients with organ-confined disease and those with limited extracapsular extension...
  79. ncbi request reprint The human T-cell factor-4 gene splicing isoforms, Wnt signal pathway, and apoptosis in renal cell carcinoma
    Hiroaki Shiina
    Department of Urology and Biochemistry, Shimane Medical University, Izumo 693 0085, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 9:2121-32. 2003
    ..We demonstrate for the first time that TCF-4 gene splicing isoforms and the Wnt signal pathway can induce progression of RCC by the inhibition of apoptosis and not by the induction of cell proliferation...
  80. doi request reprint The effect of race/ethnicity on the accuracy of the 2001 Partin Tables for predicting pathologic stage of localized prostate cancer
    Elisabeth I Heath
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Department of Hematology and Oncology, Wayne State University, 4100 John R, 4 HWCRC, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Urology 71:151-5. 2008
    ..To test the accuracy of the 2001 Partin Tables in African American men who underwent radical prostatectomy at multiple centers throughout the United States...
  81. pmc Risk stratification of men with Gleason score 7 to 10 tumors by primary and secondary Gleason score: results from the SEARCH database
    David E Kang
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery and Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Urology 70:277-82. 2007
    ..Whether the increased risk associated with Gleason score 4+3 disease is equivalent to that of Gleason score 4+4 or greater is unclear...
  82. ncbi request reprint Is a positive bladder neck margin truly a T4 lesion in the prostate specific antigen era? Results from the SEARCH Database
    W Cooper Buschemeyer
    Department of Surgery Division of Urologic Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine and Urology Section, Surgical Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center Durham, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Urol 179:124-9; discussion 129. 2008
    ..We examined the association between positive bladder neck margins and prostate specific antigen recurrence relative to other pathological findings...
  83. ncbi request reprint The percentage of prostate needle biopsy cores with carcinoma from the more involved side of the biopsy as a predictor of prostate specific antigen recurrence after radical prostatectomy: results from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEAR
    Stephen J Freedland
    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Cancer 98:2344-50. 2003
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Predicting unilateral prostate cancer based on biopsy features: implications for focal ablative therapy--results from the SEARCH database
    Charles D Scales
    Department of Surgery Division of Urologic Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Urol 178:1249-52. 2007
    ..However, few studies have assessed the correlation between biopsy parameters and pathological outcome (unilateral vs bilateral disease)...
  85. ncbi request reprint Clinical and pathologic outcome after radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer patients with a preoperative Gleason sum of 8 to 10
    Patrick J Bastian
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 107:1265-72. 2006
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic approaches to renal malignancies
    Philip L Ross
    Department of Urology, The UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center Urology Section, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Curr Probl Cancer 30:168-93. 2006
  87. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open cytoreductive nephrectomy in advanced renal-cell carcinoma
    Manuel S Eisenberg
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    J Endourol 20:504-8. 2006
    ..We compared the outcomes of patients with metastatic RCC undergoing laparoscopic and open cytoreductive nephrectomy prior to systemic therapy...
  88. ncbi request reprint Analysis of complications following partial and total nephrectomy for renal cancer in a population based sample
    Fadi N Joudi
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Urol 177:1709-14. 2007
    ..We determined the frequency and predictors of complications of partial and total nephrectomy in a population based sample...
  89. ncbi request reprint Small transrectal ultrasound volume predicts clinically significant Gleason score upgrading after radical prostatectomy: results from the SEARCH database
    Ryan S Turley
    Division of Urological Surgery, Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Urol 179:523-7; discussion 527-8. 2008
    ..We examined the likelihood of clinically relevant upgrading after radical prostatectomy as a function of transrectal ultrasound volume...
  90. ncbi request reprint Methylation of the gamma-catenin gene is associated with poor prognosis of renal cell carcinoma
    Julia E Breault
    Department of Urology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of California at San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 11:557-64. 2005
    ..To test these hypotheses, we analyzed the CpG methylation status of the gamma-catenin gene and its correlation with clinical outcome in RCC...
  91. ncbi request reprint Age-dependent methylation of ESR1 gene in prostate cancer
    Long Cheng Li
    Department of Urology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 321:455-61. 2004
    ..45; P, 0.018; 95% CI, 1.04-4.26). These findings suggest that methylation of ESR1 is both age-dependent and tumor differentiation-dependent and age-dependent methylation of ESR1 may represent a mechanism linking aging and prostate cancer...
  92. ncbi request reprint Biochemical outcome after radical prostatectomy among men with normal preoperative serum prostate-specific antigen levels
    Stephen J Freedland
    Department of Urology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 2101, USA
    Cancer 101:748-53. 2004
    ..Whether malignancies in such men are associated with better outcomes is unclear. The authors compared the risk of biochemical failure after radical prostatectomy (RP) between men with normal PSA levels and men with elevated PSA levels...
  93. ncbi request reprint The role of transesophageal echocardiography in rapid diagnosis and treatment of migratory tumor embolus
    Hsiupei Chen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke Pain and Palliative Care Clinic, Duke University Medical Center, 932 Morreene Road, Durham, NC 27713, USA
    Anesth Analg 99:357-9, table of contents. 2004
    ..This case illustrates the crucial role TEE played in the management of a migratory tumor embolus and argues for its routine use during excision of renal cell carcinomas invading the IVC...
  94. ncbi request reprint Update of staging and risk assessment for prostate cancer patients
    Adam B Hittelman
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 14:163-70. 2004
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Do younger men have better biochemical outcomes after radical prostatectomy?
    Stephen J Freedland
    Department of Urology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 2101, USA
    Urology 63:518-22. 2004
    ..Prior studies have suggested that younger men have lower prostate-specific antigen recurrence rates after RP, although none of the prior studies had controlled for the year of surgery...
  96. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy with temporary arterial occlusion: description of technique and renal functional outcomes
    Christopher J Kane
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    Urology 63:241-6. 2004
    ..Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy is increasingly popular but remains technically challenging...
  97. ncbi request reprint Impact of obesity on biochemical control after radical prostatectomy for clinically localized prostate cancer: a report by the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital database study group
    Stephen J Freedland
    Department of Urology, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287 2101, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:446-53. 2004
    ..Given the limited information regarding the impact of obesity on treatment outcomes for prostate cancer, we sought to examine the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and cancer control after radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  98. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer outcomes among older men: insurance status comparisons results from CaPSURE database
    N Sadetsky
    Department of Urology, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 11:280-7. 2008
    ..Future explorations of associations between health care delivery system, cancer care and outcomes are needed...
  99. ncbi request reprint Active surveillance for the management of prostate cancer in a contemporary cohort
    Marc A Dall'Era
    Department of Urology and the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1695, USA
    Cancer 112:2664-70. 2008
    ..In this article, the authors report their experience in a contemporary cohort of men with prostate cancer who were managed with active surveillance...