Pre-existing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Is an Independent Risk Factor for Mortality and Progression in Patients With Renal Cell Carcinoma

@inproceedings{Vavallo2014PreexistingT2,
  title={Pre-existing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Is an Independent Risk Factor for Mortality and Progression in Patients With Renal Cell Carcinoma},
  author={Antonio Vavallo and Simona Simone and Giuseppe Lucarelli and Monica Rutigliano and Vanessa Galleggiante and Giuseppe Grandaliano and Loreto Gesualdo and Marcello Campagna and Marica Cariello and Elena Ranieri and Giovanni Battista Pertosa and Gaetano Lastilla and Francesco Paolo Selvaggi and Pasquale Ditonno and Michele Battaglia and Bo Li.},
  booktitle={Medicine},
  year={2014}
}
Malignancies are one of the main causes of mortality in diabetic patients; however, to date, very limited data have been reported on the specific influence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) on the survival of patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC). In the present long-term retrospective study, we investigated whether T2DM may influence the overall survival (OS), cancer-specific survival (CSS), and progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with surgically treated RCC. Medical records of 924… CONTINUE READING
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