Primary seminal vesicle adenocarcinoma: A case description and analysis

Y. Jiang, Jun Zhang, T. Yin

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Primary seminal vesicle adenocarcinoma (PSVA) is an extremely rare disease without any unified diagnostic criterion. Differential diagnosis of PSVA from prostate cancer, colon cancer, and bladder cancer is necessary but difficult because of the lack of standard management. Radical resection is considered the mainstay of primary treatment that offers satisfactory prognosis. Most cases with PSVA are diagnosed at advanced stages because its early manifestation is nonspecific and it is rarely diagnosed in clinic. In this study, we described the case of a 52 year-old PSVA patient who was treated at the Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, in July 2012. The patient underwent local excision, with tumor residuals visible under the naked eye. The patient benefits from a six-cycle paclitaxel (175 mg/m2) therapeutic regimen combined with cisplatin (60 mg/m2), as well as pelvic modulated radiotherapy with a radiation dose of 60 Gy/30 F. At present, the patient is disease-free and undergoes regular follow-up.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1462-1465
Number of pages4
JournalChinese Journal of Clinical Oncology
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Diagnosis
  • Seminal vesicle adeno-carcinoma
  • Treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research


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