Renal pelvic cancer: a review of 611 patients treated in Illinois 1975-1985. Cancer Incidence and End Results Committee.

@article{Guinan1992RenalPC,
  title={Renal pelvic cancer: a review of 611 patients treated in Illinois 1975-1985. Cancer Incidence and End Results Committee.},
  author={Patrick D Guinan and Nicholas John Vogelzang and Rosalba Randazzo and Stephen Francis Sener and Joan S Chmiel and Amy M. Fremgen and John Sylvester},
  journal={Urology},
  year={1992},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={393-9}
}
Renal pelvic transitional cell carcinoma constitutes about 7 percent of all kidney cancer. This report is a summary of 611 Illinois patients with this tumor treated between 1975 and 1985. Overall, the five-year relative survival rate was 62 percent and the observed five-year rate was 48 percent. Stage was a major determinant of survival, as expected, in these cancer patients. The Illinois experience is reviewed and compared with the accumulated literature experience with renal pelvic cancers… CONTINUE READING

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