Independent validation of the 2002 American Joint Committee on cancer primary tumor classification for renal cell carcinoma using a large, single institution cohort.

@article{Frank2005IndependentVO,
  title={Independent validation of the 2002 American Joint Committee on cancer primary tumor classification for renal cell carcinoma using a large, single institution cohort.},
  author={Igor Frank and Michael L. Blute and Bradley C. Leibovich and John C. Cheville and Christine Marie Lohse and Horst Zincke},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2005},
  volume={173 6},
  pages={1889-92}
}
PURPOSE The primary tumor classification for renal cell carcinoma (RCC) was updated by the American Joint Committee on Cancer in 2002. To date the new classification has not been validated using an independent group of patients and, therefore, its accuracy for predicting patient outcome is unknown. In the current study we evaluated the 2002 primary tumor classification and compared its predictive ability with that of the 1997 classification. MATERIALS AND METHODS We studied 2,746 patients… CONTINUE READING
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