Primary Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma of the Prostate: A Rare Case Report

J Clin Med. 2018 Aug 15;7(8):218. doi: 10.3390/jcm7080218.


Primary prostatic signet ring cell carcinoma is a rare form of cancer with a poor prognosis, which is generally treated with a traditional prostate adenocarcinoma therapy. This case report presents a 70-year-old diagnosed with primary prostatic signet ring cell carcinoma, treated with a combination of radiotherapy and hormone therapy and a 16 month survival without an evidence of the disease at follow up.

Keywords: carcinoma; prostate; radiotherapy; signet ring cell.

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  • Case Reports