Surveillance after radical or partial nephrectomy for localized renal cell carcinoma and management of recurrent disease.

@article{Janzen2003SurveillanceAR,
  title={Surveillance after radical or partial nephrectomy for localized renal cell carcinoma and management of recurrent disease.},
  author={Nicolette K. Janzen and Hyung L. Kim and Robert Alan Figlin and Arie S. Belldegrun},
  journal={The Urologic clinics of North America},
  year={2003},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={
          843-52
        }
}
Surveillance after surgery for RCC is important because approximately 50% of these patients will develop a disease recurrence, two thirds of who will recur within the first year. Although the prognosis is generally poor in these patients, some may respond favorably to immunotherapy. The small subset of patients who develop solitary metastases has the greatest chance to achieve long-term survival. Aggressive surgical resection is an integral part of this success. Proposed surveillance protocols… CONTINUE READING

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