Balancing cardiovascular (CV) and cancer death among patients with small renal masses: modification by CV risk.

@article{Patel2015BalancingC,
  title={Balancing cardiovascular (CV) and cancer death among patients with small renal masses: modification by CV risk.},
  author={Hiten D Patel and Max Kates and Phillip M Pierorazio and Mohamad E. Allaf},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2015},
  volume={115 1},
  pages={58-64}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess modification of comparative cancer survival by cardiovascular (CV) risk and treatment strategy among older patients with small renal masses (SRMs). PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients with localised T1a renal cell carcinoma were identified in the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare database (1995-2007). Patients were stratified by CV risk, using major atherosclerotic CV comorbidities identified by the Framingham Heart Study, to compare overall (OS), cancer… CONTINUE READING
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