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Indian J Urol. 2012 Jul;28(3):322-4. doi: 10.4103/0970-1591.102714.

Basaloid carcinoma of the prostate: A literature review with case report.

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Department of Radiation Oncology, National Cancer Centre, Singapore, UK.


Basal cell carcinoma of the prostate (BCP) is a neoplasm composed of prostatic basal cells. There are only a few publications outlining the diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and outcome for BCP. Traditionally surgery has been used but these tumors also respond to concomitant chemo-radiotherapy. Using a BCP case report treated with radical chemo-radiotherapy from a chemotherapy regimen used in anal cancers, we propose an alternative management to the traditional options of radical surgery and radical radiotherapy.


Adenoid cystic carcinoma; basal cell carcinoma; basaloid carcinoma; chemotherapy; prostate gland

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