Natural history of surgically treated bladder carcinoma with extravesical tumor extension.

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BACKGROUND The current TNM classification for bladder carcinoma stratifies extravesical extension into microscopic (pT3a) and macroscopic (pT3b) tumor involvement. The authors evaluated the outcomes of patients with pT3a and pT3b disease after radical cystectomy. METHODS Patients (n = 129) with transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder treated with… (More)

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@article{Quek2003NaturalHO, title={Natural history of surgically treated bladder carcinoma with extravesical tumor extension.}, author={Marcus L. Quek and John P. Stein and Peter E. Clark and Siamak Daneshmand and Gus Miranda and Jie Cai and Susan Groshen and Gary Lieskovsky and David I Quinn and D. Vijaya Raghavan and Donald Skinner}, journal={Cancer}, year={2003}, volume={98 5}, pages={955-61} }