Other carcinomas
Adenosquamous carcinoma

Authors: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 15 August 2016, last major update February 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

PubMed search: prostatic adenosquamous carcinoma
Cite this page: Adenosquamous carcinoma. website. Accessed July 20th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Incidence is < 0.6% of all prostate cancers
  • Have normal serum PSA and PSAP levels
  • Originates from the periurethral glands or prostatic acinar basal cells
  • Either de novo or post-radiation or hormonal therapy for ordinary adenocarcinoma
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Both glandular (acinar) and squamous components
Negative stains
  • PSA / PAP