Surgery-related factors and local recurrence of Wilms tumor in National Wilms Tumor Study 4.

@article{Shamberger1999SurgeryrelatedFA,
  title={Surgery-related factors and local recurrence of Wilms tumor in National Wilms Tumor Study 4.},
  author={Robert Cooper Shamberger and Katherine Adams Guthrie and Michael L. Ritchey and Gerald M. Haase and Janice R. Takashima and J. Bruce Beckwith and Giulio J D'angio and Daniel M Green and Norman E. Breslow},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={229 2},
  pages={292-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the prognostic factors for local recurrence in Wilms tumor. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Current therapy for Wilms tumor has evolved through four studies of the National Wilms Tumor Study Group. As adverse prognostic factors were identified, treatment of children with Wilms tumor has been tailored based on these factors. Two-year relapse-free survival of children in the fourth study (NWTS-4) exceeded 91%. Factors once of prognostic import for local recurrence may lose their… CONTINUE READING

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