Radical cystectomy for historical and pathologic T1, N0, M0 (stage A) transitional cell cancer. Need for adjuvant systemic chemotherapy?

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Of 695 patients who, in a five-year period, underwent cystectomy for bladder cancer, 32 (4.6%) proved to have historical and pathologic Stage T1 (Stage A) transitional cell cancer. Of these, 23 (72%) had grade 3 disease or higher. Overall, in 17 (53%) progression developed after follow-up of greater than or equal to 5 years. Moreover, in 10 (31%) of the… (More)

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@article{Siref1988RadicalCF, title={Radical cystectomy for historical and pathologic T1, N0, M0 (stage A) transitional cell cancer. Need for adjuvant systemic chemotherapy?}, author={Larry E. Siref and Horst Zincke}, journal={Urology}, year={1988}, volume={31 4}, pages={309-11} }