Impact of body mass index on survival of patients with surgically treated renal cell carcinoma.


PURPOSE Population studies link increased BMI with an increased risk of cancer and cancer mortality and in particular a greater risk of RCC. We evaluated the impact of BMI and other clinical/pathological characteristics on survival in patients with RCC treated with radical or partial nephrectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between 1995 and 2003 patients… (More)


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