10019 - Series: Unusual Variants of Prostatic Carcinoma


This online CME course is an image-intensive case series that presents the histologic criteria for diagnosis of unusual variants of primary prostatic carcinoma and their natural histories.

Courses in the Series

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For surgical pathologists and urologists to recognize and diagnose:

1. Prostatic basaloid proliferations including basal cell/adenoid cystic carcinoma.

2. Prostatic sarcomatoid carcinoma.

3. Prostatic mucinous carcinoma.


1. Histogenesis of basal cell proliferations of the prostate.

2. Light microscopic histologic and immunohistochemical criteria for diagnosis of basaloid hyperplasias and primary basaloid/adenoid cystic carcinoma of the prostate.

3. Prognosis and natural history of basaloid prostatic carcinoma.

4. Histologic and immunohistochemical criteria for diagnosis of primary sarcomatoid carcinoma of the prostate.

5. Histologic and immunohistochemical criteria for diagnosis of primary mucinous carcinomas of the prostate.

Specific topics covered in this AMA PRA Categogy 1 Credit™ online CME course include Prostatic basal cells, prostatic secretory cells, prostatic basal cell hyperplasia, prostatic basal cell carcinoma, prostatic adenoid cystic carcinoma, prostate carcinoma histology, prostatic sarcomatoid carcinoma, and prostatic mucinous carcinoma.

American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) / Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Competencies

☑  Patient Care (PC)
☑  Medical Knowledge (MK)
☑  Practice-Based Learning (PBL)

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1. The course may also be viewable on other client computing platforms that comply with Internet standards. If you experience technical problems that prevent you from viewing the course, we will promptly issue a full refund upon request.