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The Relationship Between Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Prostatic Carcinoma

  • Clarence V. Hodges
  • Shaw P. Wan

Abstract

The relationship between benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostatic carcinoma (PC) has long been a subject of speculation and controversy. It is well known that BPH and PC frequently coexist in the same gland. Geraghty19 in 1922 studied a series of 450 prostatic carcinomas and noted a 75% association with hyperplasia. On the other hand, carcinoma has been incidentally found in 5–25% of prostates removed for benign hyperplasia.7,9,32

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Prostatic Cancer Prostatic Carcinoma Prostate Gland Benign Prostatic Hyper Patient Radical Prostatectomy Specimen 
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  • Shaw P. Wan

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