Prognostic significance of body mass index in Asian patients with localized renal cell carcinoma.

@article{Komura2011PrognosticSO,
  title={Prognostic significance of body mass index in Asian patients with localized renal cell carcinoma.},
  author={Kazumasa Komura and Teruo Inamoto and Peter C. Black and Kohei Koyama and Yoji Katsuoka and Toshikazu Watsuji and Haruhito Azuma},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  year={2011},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={908-15}
}
We investigated the prognostic value of BMI (body mass index) in Asian patients with RCC (renal cell carcinoma). We evaluated 170 Asian patients who underwent surgery for localized RCC (pathologic T1-4 tumors in the absence of nodal or distant metastases) between 1996 and 2004 at our institution. Patients were stratified by BMI: 22 or less vs. greater than 22. Overall, CSS (cancer-specific survival) and RFS (recurrence-free survival) was estimated using the Kaplan-Meier method. Multivariate… CONTINUE READING

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