Renal cell carcinoma in childhood and adolescence: a retrospective survey for prognostic factors in 22 cases.

@article{Aronson1996RenalCC,
  title={Renal cell carcinoma in childhood and adolescence: a retrospective survey for prognostic factors in 22 cases.},
  author={D C Aronson and Irene Medary and Jonathan L Finlay and Harry W. Herr and Philip R. Exelby and Michael P. La Quaglia},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1996},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={
          183-6
        }
}
To identify prognostic factors for renal carcinoma in young patients, a retrospective analysis was performed of 22 patients (< or = 21 years of age) with histologically verified renal cell carcinoma. Demographic, staging, and treatment variables were collected in a database, and their effect on survival was determined using Kaplan-Meier probability distribution. The median age was 15.5 years (range, 3 to 21 years), and the male:female ratio was 13:9. Only three patients were black… CONTINUE READING

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