Location of the primary tumor is not an independent predictor of cancer specific mortality in patients with upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma.

@article{Isbarn2009LocationOT,
  title={Location of the primary tumor is not an independent predictor of cancer specific mortality in patients with upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma.},
  author={Hendrik Isbarn and Claudio Jeldres and Shahrokh F Shariat and Daniel Liberman and Maxine Sun and Giovanni Lughezzani and Hugues Widmer and Philippe Arjane and Daniel Pharand and Margit Fisch and Markus Graefen and Francesco Montorsi and Paul Perrotte and Pierre I. Karakiewicz},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2009},
  volume={182 5},
  pages={2177-81}
}
PURPOSE The prognostic significance of renal pelvis vs ureteral upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma tumor location is controversial. We assessed the prognostic significance of upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma tumor location in a large, population based data set. MATERIALS AND METHODS Our analyses relied on 2,824 patients treated with nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma within 9 SEER registries between 1988 and 2004. Univariable and multivariable models… CONTINUE READING

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