Location:Room 14a (ICM, Level 1)
Metastases to lymph nodes (LNs) represent an unfavorable prognostic factor in patients with prostate cancer. The metastatic detection rate can vary according to the approach adopted in the microscopic analysis, which includes frozen section examination, total inclusion of the tissue with and without whole mount sections, serial sectioning, and application of immunohistochemistry. The aims & objectives for this session are an update on the histopathological evaluation of LND specimens, and focus is made on their clinical and prognostic significance.
To be confirmed