The prognostic value of histological subtype in patients with metastatic bladder cancer

@inproceedings{Chen2017ThePV,
  title={The prognostic value of histological subtype in patients with metastatic bladder cancer},
  author={Cheng Chen and Linkun Hu and Ye Hong Chen and Jianquan Hou},
  booktitle={Oncotarget},
  year={2017}
}
We aim to evaluate the prognostic effect of the histological sub-type in patients with metastatic bladder cancer based on the Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results database. A total of 2634 eligible patients were included. The histological subtypes were: transitional cell carcinoma (TCC; 75.2%); adenocarcinoma (3.3%); squamous cell carcinoma (SQCC; 4.1%); and small cell carcinoma (4.3%). A significant association of adenocarcinoma with better survival outcomes (P < 0.015), and that of SQCC… CONTINUE READING