The surgical treatment of Wilms' tumor: results of the National Wilms' Tumor Study.

@article{Leape1978TheST,
  title={The surgical treatment of Wilms' tumor: results of the National Wilms' Tumor Study.},
  author={Lucian Leape and Norman E. Breslow and H C Bishop},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1978},
  volume={187 4},
  pages={351-6}
}
Surgical data derived from the 606 patients in the National Wilms' Tumor Study have been analyzed to determine the effect of surgical technique on results of treatment. In addition to surgical excision of the tumor, patients were treated with chemotherapy and radiation therapy according to the study protocol. Under these controlled conditions, certain aspects of surgical technique which have traditionally been thought to be important for success appear to be irrelevant. Physical characteristics… CONTINUE READING

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