Prostate
Other carcinomas
Adenosquamous carcinoma

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

Revised: 15 August 2016, last major update February 2012

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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
Micro Description
  • Both glandular (acinar) and squamous components
Negative Stains
  • PSA / PAP