Prognostic factors for relapse in stage I testicular seminoma treated with surveillance.

@article{Warde1997PrognosticFF,
  title={Prognostic factors for relapse in stage I testicular seminoma treated with surveillance.},
  author={Padraig Richard Warde and Mary Krystyna Gospodarowicz and Debabrata Banerjee and Tony Panzarella and L. Sugar and Charles Nicholas Catton and Jeremy F G Sturgeon and Malcolm Moore and Michael A. S. Jewett},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1997},
  volume={157 5},
  pages={1705-9; discussion 1709-10}
}
PURPOSE We sought to identify prognostic factors predictive of disease progression in patients with clinical stage I seminoma on surveillance following orchiectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between January 1981 and December 1993, 201 patients 20 to 86 years old (median age 34) with clinical stage I seminoma were placed on surveillance following orchiectomy. The potential prognostic factors studied included age, tumor size, mitotic count, S phase fraction, ploidy, presence of small vessel… CONTINUE READING

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