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1

What are the three zones of the prostate

Peripheral, central, transitional

2

What is the largest zone of the prostate and most associated with prostate cancer?

Peripheral zone

3

BPH occurs in which zone?

Transitional

4

Only the ___ cells become neoplastic

secretory

5

BPH is the most common non-cancerous cause of __

PSA

6

___ men have a higher rate and more aggressive prostate cancer

Black

7

Invasive cancer loses the __ layer of cells

basal

8

A tumor volume of less than __ CC indicates a very low risk of progressoin

0.5

9

Staging
T1a
T1b
T1c
T2a
T2b
T2c
T3a
T3b
T4


5%
Only seen in needle biopsy
50% of one lobe
Both Lobes
Spread to extraprostatic tissue
spread to seminal vesicle
Metastasis

10

Gleason Grading
1 & 2
3
4
5


well formed glands
irregular gland infiltration
Cribriform plates
Cell sheets without any gland formation