Penile cancer stage, survival and body mass index.

  title={Penile cancer stage, survival and body mass index.},
  author={Rosa Sanne Djajadiningrat and Erik D van Werkhoven and Simon Horenblas},
  journal={Urologia internationalis},
  volume={94 2},
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine whether a higher body mass index (BMI) in penile cancer patients is associated with more advanced penile cancer stage at the time of treatment and cancer survival. METHODS We evaluated 433 penile cancer patients treated between 2006 and 2012 at our institute and recorded American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) stage, BMI, circumcision, smoking and age. A proportional odds model was used to assess a possible association between BMI and AJCC… CONTINUE READING