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Table 1 Overview on clinical reports

From: Squamous cell carcinoma of the prostate: long-term survival after combined chemo-radiation

Authors N° of cases Treatment Options Outcome
1. Radical surgery reports
Baker et al and Arnheim [25,26] 4 Orchiectomy/TURP/RP Survival times: 1 to 3 mo.
Thompson et al [10] 7 TURP/Orchiectomy/ES Survival times: 3 mo.-6 yrs range
    5/7 pts survived less than 1 year
Sieracki [8] 3 RP/RT/ES Survival times: 8 days-9 yrs range
Gray et al [18] 1 RP/Miles Died 1 year after diagnosis
Corder et al [23] 1 TURP/RP/RT/Adriamycin 5 mo. response to CT
Samsonov [31] 3 RP NA
Al Adnani [32] 2 RP Not reported
Asuero et al [33] 1 RP Alive 1 year after treatment
Sarma et al [35] 1 RCP/TP/SC/PS/Miles Died 6 mo. after diagnosis of d-MTS
Masuda et al [19] 1 RP Disease-free 6 yrs after surgery
Moskovitz et al [6] 1 RP Died 5 mo. after diagnosis
Little et al [17] 2 RCP/PLND/TURP Disease-free 40 mo. after surgery
   RCP/PLND Lung MTS 25 mo. after diagnosis
Braslis et al [15] 1 RCP Disease-free 6 mo. after surgery
Okamoto et al [7] 1 RP/PLND/MPD Died 14 mo. after surgery
Imamura et al [22] 1 RCP/MPD Disease-free 5 yrs after surgery
Kanthan et al [45] 6 RP/RT/CT Survival rates from 1 to 13 mo.
2. Radio-chemotherapy combined modality treatment reports
Inaba et al [49] 1 TURP/CDDP/RT Died 13 months after diagnosis
Kuwahara et al [36] 1 TURP/CDDP/PEP/RT Died 9 mo. after diagnosis
Uchibayashi et al [20] 1 TURP/Local RT/CDDP/BLM Disease-free 21 mo. after diagnosis
Okada et al [21] 1 Local RT/CDDP/PEP Disease-free 18 mo. after diagnosis
Present case 1 RT/CDDP/5-FU 5 yrs disease-free survival
3. Miscellaneous
Ray et al [27] 1 RT Not reported
Kastendieck et al [28] 1 TURP/Orchiectomy/ES Died 2 months after diagnosis
Mott [4] 2 TURP/RT Died 8 mo. after diagnosis
   Orchiectomy/RT/DES Died 5 months after diagnosis
Sharma et al [29] 1 Orchiectomy Died during diagnostic procedures
Miller et al [16] 1 CDDP/5-FU/Tax SD for 6 months
Perez Garcia et al [37] 1 RT Alive 5 mo. after treatment
Nabi et al [41] 2 TURP/Adriamycin Died 5 mo. after diagnosis
Goto et al [42] 1 MTX/Pirarubicin/CDDP/TPE Disease-free 12 mo. after therapy
Mayayo et al [44] 1 Local RT Died 7 mo. after diagnosis
John et al [47] 1 TURP/RT Died 24 mo. after diagnosis
Di Pietro et al [48] 1 TURP Died during diagnostic work-up
4. Anecdotal reports
Spagnol [24] 1 None Died 2 days after diagnosis
Kahaler [9] 6 Not reported Not reported
Okamura et al [30] 1 NA NA
Wernert et al [34] 1 Not reported Not reported
Ulloa et al [38] 1 NA NA
Rahmanou et al [39] 1 Not reported Not reported
Puyol et al [40] 1 None Local PD 6 mo. after diagnosis
Herrera et al [43] 1 None Died 2 mo. after diagnosis
Mohan et al [5] 1 None Discontinued follow-up
Parwani et al [46] 8 Not reported Survival times: 5–48 mo.
  1. Only pure squamous cell carcinoma of the prostate gland have been included. TURP: transurethral resection of prostate; RP: radical prostatectomy; RT: radiotherapy; CT: chemotherapy; NA: not available (mainly due to articles written in languages others than English); ES: estrogen; DES: diethylstilbesterol; mo.: months; yrs: years; RCP: radical cystoprostatectomy; TP: total penectomy; SC: scrotectomy; PS: pubic symphysectomy; Miles: abdominoperineal resection of the rectum; d-MTS: distant metastases; CDDP: cisplatin; PEP: peplomycin; PLND: pelvic lymphadenectomy; 5-FU: 5-fluorouracil; Tax: paclitaxel; MPD: methotrexate-peplomycin-cisplatin; BLM: bleomycin; MTX: methotrexate; TPE: total pelvic exenteration.