Resection of two metachronous solitary pulmonary metastases of prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy: an exceptional case

BJMO - volume 8, issue 5, december 2014

A. Alberts MD, S. Joniau MD, PhD, H. Van Poppel MD, PhD

A solitary pulmonary metastasis of prostate cancer is not considered a surgical lesion. However, growing evidence supports that highly selected patients could benefit from metastasectomy of a solitary pulmonary metastasis. We present an exceptional case of resection of two metachronous pulmonary metastases of prostate cancer after previous radical prostatectomy, resulting in nearly undetectable prostate-specific antigen (0.04 ng/ml).

(BELG J MED ONCOL 2014;8(5):217–9)

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