Publications by authors named "Christopher L Amling"

100Publications

Monocyte counts and prostate cancer outcomes in white and black men: results from the SEARCH database.

Cancer Causes Control 2021 Feb 4;32(2):189-197. Epub 2021 Jan 4.

Center for Integrated Research On Cancer and Lifestyle, Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, 8631 West 3rd Street Suite 430W, Los Angeles, CA, 90048, USA.

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February 2021

Do Hispanic Men Have Worse Outcomes After Radical Prostatectomy? Results From SEARCH.

Urology 2020 Nov 12. Epub 2020 Nov 12.

Section of Urology, Division of Surgery, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; Center for Integrated Research in Cancer and Lifestyle, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, and the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:

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November 2020

Obesity, race, and long-term prostate cancer outcomes.

Cancer 2020 Aug 4;126(16):3733-3741. Epub 2020 Jun 4.

Urology Section, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California.

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August 2020

Race does not predict skeletal-related events and all-cause mortality in men with castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Cancer 2020 Jul 6;126(14):3274-3280. Epub 2020 May 6.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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July 2020

Survival outcomes and practice trends for off-label use of adjuvant targeted therapy in high-risk locoregional renal cell carcinoma.

Urol Oncol 2020 06 31;38(6):604.e1-604.e7. Epub 2020 Mar 31.

Oregon Health & Science University, Department of Urology, Portland, OR; Portland VA Healthcare System, Operative Care Division, Urology Section, Portland, OR.

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June 2020

Reply by Authors.

J Urol 2020 01 14;203(1):127. Epub 2019 Oct 14.

Division of Urology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.

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January 2020

The estimated prevalence of missed positive lymph nodes based on extent of lymphadenectomy at radical prostatectomy.

Urol Oncol 2019 09 8;37(9):574.e1-574.e9. Epub 2019 Jul 8.

Oregon Health & Science University, Department of Urology, Portland, OR; Portland VA Healthcare System, Operative Care Division, Urology Section, Portland, OR.

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September 2019

Impact of Direct MRI-Guided Biopsy of the Prostate on Clinical Management.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2019 08 1;213(2):371-376. Epub 2019 Apr 1.

1 Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Oregon Health & Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Mail Code L340, Portland, OR 97239.

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August 2019

Socioeconomic status, race, and long-term outcomes after radical prostatectomy in an equal access health system: Results from the SEARCH database.

Urol Oncol 2019 04 28;37(4):289.e11-289.e17. Epub 2018 Dec 28.

Division of Urology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC; Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. Electronic address:

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April 2019

Statins are Associated With Increased Biochemical Recurrence After Radical Prostatectomy in Diabetic Men but no Association was Seen in Men also Taking Metformin: Results From the SEARCH Database.

Clin Genitourin Cancer 2019 Feb 4;17(1):e140-e149. Epub 2018 Oct 4.

Urology Section, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC; Division of Urology and Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.

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February 2019

Endorectal MR imaging of prostate cancer: Evaluation of tumor capsular contact length as a sign of extracapsular extension.

Clin Imaging 2018 Jul - Aug;50:280-285. Epub 2018 Apr 25.

Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Oregon Health & Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code: L340, Portland, OR 97239, United States. Electronic address:

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October 2018

Neutrophil, lymphocyte and platelet counts, and risk of prostate cancer outcomes in white and black men: results from the SEARCH database.

Cancer Causes Control 2018 06 17;29(6):581-588. Epub 2018 Apr 17.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 90048, USA.

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June 2018

Does Early Prostate Specific Antigen Doubling Time after Radical Prostatectomy, Calculated Prior to Prostate Specific Antigen Recurrence, Correlate with Prostate Cancer Outcomes? A Report from the SEARCH Database Group.

J Urol 2018 03 1;199(3):713-718. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

Urology Section, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Centers, Durham, North Carolina; Department of Surgery, Division of Urology and Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:

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March 2018

In Men with Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer, Visceral Metastases Predict Shorter Overall Survival: What Predicts Visceral Metastases? Results from the SEARCH Database.

Eur Urol Focus 2017 10 29;3(4-5):480-486. Epub 2016 Aug 29.

Urology Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA; Department of Surgery, Division of Urology and Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Electronic address:

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October 2017

Timing of Prostate-specific Antigen Nadir After Radical Prostatectomy and Risk of Biochemical Recurrence.

Urology 2017 Oct 19;108:129-134. Epub 2017 Jul 19.

Urology Section, Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC; Department of Surgery, Division of Urology and Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA; Center for Integrated Research in Cancer and Lifestyle, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. Electronic address:

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October 2017

Direct magnetic resonance imaging-guided biopsy of the prostate: lessons learned in establishing a regional referral center.

Transl Androl Urol 2017 Jun;6(3):395-405

Departments of Diagnostic Radiology (BA, BRF, AF, CJ, FVC) and Urology (CLA), Oregon Health & Science University, L340, Portland, OR 97239, USA.

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June 2017

Pathological and Biochemical Outcomes among African-American and Caucasian Men with Low Risk Prostate Cancer in the SEARCH Database: Implications for Active Surveillance Candidacy.

J Urol 2016 11 25;196(5):1408-1414. Epub 2016 Jun 25.

Department of Urology, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

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November 2016

Predicting Time From Metastasis to Overall Survival in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer: Results From SEARCH.

Clin Genitourin Cancer 2017 02 31;15(1):60-66.e2. Epub 2016 Aug 31.

Urology Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC; Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.

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February 2017

Predictors of Time to Metastasis in Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer.

Urology 2016 Oct 16;96:171-176. Epub 2016 Jun 16.

Urology Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC; Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.

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October 2016

Racial Differences in the Association Between Preoperative Serum Cholesterol and Prostate Cancer Recurrence: Results from the SEARCH Database.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2016 Mar 25;25(3):547-54. Epub 2016 Jan 25.

Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Division of Urology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.

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March 2016

Does larger tumor volume explain the higher prostate specific antigen levels in black men with prostate cancer--Results from the SEARCH database.

Cancer Epidemiol 2015 Dec 6;39(6):1066-70. Epub 2015 Oct 6.

Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States; Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, United States. Electronic address:

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December 2015

Adverse pathology and undetectable ultrasensitive prostate-specific antigen after radical prostatectomy: is adjuvant radiation warranted?

BJU Int 2016 06 23;117(6):897-903. Epub 2015 Jun 23.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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June 2016

Agent Orange and long-term outcomes after radical prostatectomy.

Urol Oncol 2015 Jul 18;33(7):329.e1-6. Epub 2015 May 18.

Department of Urology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL. Electronic address:

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July 2015

Direct MRI-guided biopsy of the prostate: use of post-biopsy needle track imaging to confirm targeting.

Abdom Imaging 2015 Oct;40(7):2517-22

Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Oregon Health & Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code: L340, Portland, OR, 97239, USA.

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October 2015

Practice patterns and predictors of followup imaging after a negative bone scan in men with castration resistant prostate cancer: results from the SEARCH database.

J Urol 2015 Apr 13;193(4):1232-8. Epub 2014 Nov 13.

Urology Section, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; Duke Prostate Center, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina; Department of Pathology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina. Electronic address:

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April 2015

Serum lipid profile and risk of prostate cancer recurrence: Results from the SEARCH database.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2014 Nov 10;23(11):2349-56. Epub 2014 Oct 10.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina. Division of Urology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center Durham, Durham, North Carolina. Department of Pathology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.

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November 2014

Activated lymphocyte recruitment into the tumor microenvironment following preoperative sipuleucel-T for localized prostate cancer.

J Natl Cancer Inst 2014 Nov 24;106(11). Epub 2014 Sep 24.

University of California San Francisco Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, CA (LF, PC, VW, SC, JL, JS, EJS); Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA (JC); Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR (CLA); University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT (RAS); Dendreon Corporation, Seattle, WA (NAS, RBS, MWF).

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November 2014

Postoperative statin use and risk of biochemical recurrence following radical prostatectomy: results from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) database.

BJU Int 2014 Nov 8;114(5):661-6. Epub 2014 May 8.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, NC, USA; Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Program, Duke Cancer Institute, NC, USA; Division of Urology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center Durham, NC, USA.

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November 2014

Editorial comment.

J Urol 2014 Mar 26;191(3):759-60. Epub 2013 Nov 26.

Department of Urology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon.

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March 2014

High serum folate is associated with reduced biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: results from the SEARCH Database.

Int Braz J Urol 2013 May-Jun;39(3):312-8; discussion 319

Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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January 2014

Pelvic applications of MR-guided high intensity focused ultrasound.

Abdom Imaging 2013 Oct;38(5):1120-9

Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Oregon Health & Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code: L340, Portland, OR, 97239, USA,

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October 2013

Multi-institutional validation of the CAPRA-S score to predict disease recurrence and mortality after radical prostatectomy.

Eur Urol 2014 Jun 8;65(6):1171-7. Epub 2013 Apr 8.

Department of Urology, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA; Urology Section, Department of Surgery, Veterans Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA. Electronic address:

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June 2014

Obesity, prostate-specific antigen nadir, and biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: biology or technique? Results from the SEARCH database.

Eur Urol 2012 Nov 20;62(5):910-6. Epub 2012 Aug 20.

Divison of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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November 2012

Role of lymphadenectomy for prostate cancer: indications and controversies.

Urol Clin North Am 2011 Nov 23;38(4):387-95, v. Epub 2011 Sep 23.

Division of Urology, Oregon Health & Science University, 3303 Southwest Bond Avenue, CH10U, Portland, OR 97239, USA.

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November 2011

Changes in training and education.

J Urol 2011 Oct 17;186(4):1185-6. Epub 2011 Aug 17.

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October 2011

Does PSADT after radical prostatectomy correlate with overall survival?--a report from the SEARCH database group.

Urology 2011 Jan 8;77(1):149-53. Epub 2010 Dec 8.

Division of Urologic Surgery and Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.

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January 2011

Postoperative prostate-specific antigen nadir improves accuracy for predicting biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: Results from the Shared Equal Access Regional Cancer Hospital (SEARCH) and Duke Prostate Center databases.

Int J Urol 2010 Nov 30;17(11):914-22. Epub 2010 Sep 30.

Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke Prostate Center Department of Pathology, Duke University School of Medicine Urology Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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November 2010

Deciding whom to biopsy.

Urol Oncol 2010 Sep-Oct;28(5):542-5

Division of Urology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA.

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December 2010

Glycemic control and prostate cancer progression: results from the SEARCH database.

Prostate 2010 Oct;70(14):1540-6

Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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October 2010

Prostate cancer screening: what we have learned from the PLCO and ERSPC trials.

Curr Urol Rep 2010 May;11(3):198-201

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Oregon Health and Sciences University, 3303 SW Bond Avenue, Mail Code CH10U, Portland, OR, 97239, USA.

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May 2010

Outcomes after radical prostatectomy among men who are candidates for active surveillance: results from the SEARCH database.

Urology 2010 Sep 15;76(3):695-700. Epub 2010 Apr 15.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of California-San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103-8897, USA.

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September 2010

Association of cigarette smoking with interval to biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy: results from the SEARCH database.

Urology 2010 Nov 9;76(5):1218-23. Epub 2010 Apr 9.

Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery and Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.

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November 2010

An update on Society of Urologic Oncology fellowship programs.

Urol Oncol 2010 May-Jun;28(3):237-40. Epub 2010 Mar 2.

Department of Urology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA.

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July 2010

Appropriate use of nomograms to guide prostate cancer treatment selection.

J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2010 Feb;8(2):201-9

Department of Radiation Oncology, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030-4009, USA.

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February 2010

Diabetes and outcomes after radical prostatectomy: are results affected by obesity and race? Results from the shared equal-access regional cancer hospital database.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2010 Jan;19(1):9-17

Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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January 2010

Re-calibration and external validation of an existing nomogram to predict aggressive recurrences after radical prostatectomy.

BJU Int 2010 Jun 13;105(12):1654-9. Epub 2009 Nov 13.

Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and Duke Prostate Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

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June 2010