Natural history of untreated renal cell carcinoma with venous tumor thrombus.

@article{Reese2013NaturalHO,
  title={Natural history of untreated renal cell carcinoma with venous tumor thrombus.},
  author={Adam C. Reese and Jared Myers Whitson and Maxwell V. Meng},
  journal={Urologic oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={31 7},
  pages={1305-9}
}
OBJECTIVES The natural history of untreated renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with venous tumor thrombus (VTT) is poorly characterized. We aimed to describe the natural history of this disease, and to identify prognostic factors associated with disease-specific survival. MATERIALS AND METHODS We identified patients in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database with untreated renal cell carcinoma and venous tumor thrombi. Disease-specific median and 1-year survival rates were… CONTINUE READING