The impact of type 2 diabetes on the outcome of localized renal cell carcinoma

  title={The impact of type 2 diabetes on the outcome of localized renal cell carcinoma},
  author={Thomas H{\"o}fner and Martin G. Zeier and G Hatiboglu and Christian Eisen and Gita M Schoenberg and Boris Hadaschik and Dogu Teber and Stefan Duensing and Andreas Trumpp and Markus Hohenfellner and Sascha A. Pahernik},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
To evaluate the influence of type 2 diabetes on cancer-specific outcome in patients undergoing surgery for localized renal cell carcinoma (RCC). A total of 1,140 patients with localized RCC undergoing radical or partial nephrectomy were enrolled into this retrospective case–control study. Primary outcome was the cancer-specific survival comparing patients with and without type 2 diabetes at the time of surgery. Secondary outcomes were recurrence-free survival and metastases-free survival… CONTINUE READING


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