Pelvic lymph node dissection can be curative in patients with node positive bladder cancer.

@article{Vieweg1999PelvicLN,
  title={Pelvic lymph node dissection can be curative in patients with node positive bladder cancer.},
  author={Johannes W G Vieweg and J{\"u}rgen Erich Gschwend and Harry W. Herr and William R. Fair},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1999},
  volume={161 2},
  pages={449-54}
}
PURPOSE We analyze outcome in a large cohort of patients with bladder cancer metastatic to the regional lymph nodes using disease specific survival as the end point. MATERIALS AND METHODS To identify predictors for outcome a large series of 193 consecutive patients with regional lymph node metastases operated on from 1980 to 1990 at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center was retrospectively analyzed. RESULTS Among various clinical and pathological parameters, univariate and multivariate… CONTINUE READING

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