Clinical Centers of Excellence - Prostate Cancer: Mayo Clinic - Selection criteria

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Number of patients treated/procedures performed per year – 1,200 radical prostatectomies performed in 2008.

Number of patients treated/procedures performed per year – 1,200 radical prostatectomies performed in 2008.

Number of research protocols engaged in annually – Four

Systems in place to prevent errors – 1) Surgical checklist; 2) Intraoperative Surgical Pause

Patient education efforts – Patients receive instructions on how to care for their catheters and what to expect before, during, and after surgery.

Evidence of incorporating research and clinical care – Research performed at Mayo has demonstrated that prostate cancer recurrence is likely to occur at a higher PSA cutoff point than was previously assumed.

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