Postoperative radiation therapy in 26 patients with invasive transitional cell carcinoma of the upper urinary tract: no impact on survival?

@article{MaulardDurdux1996PostoperativeRT,
  title={Postoperative radiation therapy in 26 patients with invasive transitional cell carcinoma of the upper urinary tract: no impact on survival?},
  author={C Maulard-Durdux and Bertrand Dufour and C Hennequin and Yves Chr{\'e}tien and B Vignes and Dominique Droz and Sylvie Delanian and Martin Housset},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1996},
  volume={155 1},
  pages={115-7}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the role of adjuvant radiation therapy in invasive transitional cell carcinoma of the upper urinary tract, we retrospectively reviewed a series of 26 patients who underwent radical surgery plus postoperative prophylactic irradiation for such a tumor. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between February 1980 and October 1993, 18 men and 8 women (mean age 65 +/- 9 years, standard deviation) were treated for an invasive transitional cell carcinoma of the upper urinary tract. Tumor location… CONTINUE READING