Newswire (Published: Thursday, March 19, 2020, Received: Thursday, March 19, 2020, 7:05:44 PM CDT)

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2020 MAR 19 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Clinical Oncology Daily -- A new study on Oncology - Prostate Cancer is now available. According to news originating from Baltimore, Maryland, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, “Schwannomas of the prostate are exceedingly rare. We present a noteworthy case of a sporadic prostatic schwannoma diagnosed in conjunction with prostatic adenocarcinoma.”

Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, “A 60-year-old male presented with mild lower urinary tract symptoms and a prostate specific antigen (PSA) level of 4.84 ng/mL. A transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy revealed multifocal Grade Group 2 prostate cancer. MRI demonstrated a PI-RADS 4 lesion and a periprostatic cystic lesion. Prostatectomy was performed. Final pathology demonstrated prostatic adenocarcinoma, with a separate periprostatic schwannoma.”

According to the news editors, the research concluded: “We present the first case in the literature of a sporadic periprostatic schwannoma discovered during evaluation for prostatic adenocarcinoma.”

For more information on this research see: Incidental periprostatic schwannoma discovered during evaluation for prostatic adenocarcinoma. Urology Case Reports, 2020;31():101150.

The news correspondents report that additional information may be obtained from C. Friedes, James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Dept. of Urology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States. Additional authors for this research include B. Dietrick, M.J. White, M.E. Allaf and A.R Meyer.

The direct object identifier (DOI) for that additional information is: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eucr.2020.101150. This DOI is a link to an online electronic document that is either free or for purchase, and can be your direct source for a journal article and its citation.

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