By E. Grundmann, W. Vahlensieck

E. GRUNDMANN, and W. VAHLENSIECK lately tumors of the male genital approach have received a brand new medical value in lots of respects: First, epidemiologic experiences have published a outstanding bring up of prostate carcinoma in northwestern Europe and within the united states; it truly is now counted one of the such a lot common malig­ nant tumors in men. Geographic and ethnic distributions recommend that this tumor, too, should be brought on via exogenous elements of a nonetheless unknown nature. Histologic category of malignant tumors of the prostate and testes has attained a definite finality, and the medical relevance of the phases is famous. prognosis by way of histology is now supplemented by way of aspiration biopsy cytology which bargains a prepared and trustworthy diagnostic power. Its security even surpasses that of punch biopsy histology and helps the qualification of cytology as a screening process. within the Federal Republic of Germany prostate carcinoma used to be lately incorporated within the melanoma prophylaxis software of the social assurance sys­ tem: each guy over forty five is entitled to 1 prophylactic unfastened exam in line with yr. even if the variety of sufferers benefiting from this opportu­ nity remains to be relatively small, the variety of sufferers is progressively turning out to be who, due to this prophylactic exam, bought clinical remedy at an early level of the affliction and with a comparatively higher prognosis1 . Topical difficulties of social medication are mentioned during this context, in addition to plans and advancements of the social future health carrier and of the helping enterprises, the federal societies for melanoma campaign.

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Prostatic carcinoma registry. Homburg/Saar 2 O~~~~~~~~~~~~__~~__ o entiated carcinomas that show no regression whatsoever. So far we have - rather surprisingly - not seen any morphologically apparent complications of the repeated punch biopsies in our many hundreds of control biopsies. Finally, some short statements regarding the urothelial or transitional cell carcinoma in the prostate. Together with the rare squamous cell carcinomas it is found in some 2% of all carcinomas. Presently we are studying and analyzing 130 cases of our own material.

Sarcoma composed of almost oval cells of which cellular bodies were long and slender. Cellular bundles are mixed and in disarray Fig. 6. Magnification of Fig. 5 of connective tissue disappeared, and the blood vessels and sinuses were filled with erythrocytes. In this type of adenoma, the cell arrangement was properly irregular and the cells were atypical (Figs. 7-9). Near the cells, were blood vessels expanded by filling up with erythrocytes. Acinar multiplication was marked, and in addition each acinar population was separated by fine connective tissues.

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