Tumor histologic grade is the most important prognostic factor in patients with penile cancer and clinically negative lymph nodes not submitted to regional lymphadenectomy

@inproceedings{Aita2016TumorHG,
  title={Tumor histologic grade is the most important prognostic factor in patients with penile cancer and clinically negative lymph nodes not submitted to regional lymphadenectomy},
  author={Giuliano Amorim Aita and St{\^e}nio de C{\'a}ssio Zequi and Walter Henriques da Costa and Gustavo Cardoso Guimar{\~a}es and Fernando Augusto Soares and Thais Safranov Giuliangelis},
  booktitle={International braz j urol : official journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology},
  year={2016}
}
INTRODUCTION The presence and extension of inguinal lymph node metastasis are the main prognostic factors in patients with penile cancer. Physical exam and image exams are not adequate to evaluate inguinal lymph nodes and many patients are submitted to non-therapeutic lymphadenectomies. However, it is known that not all patients with clinically or histologically negative inguinal lymph nodes evolve favorably. CASUISTIC AND METHODS the authors evaluated the clinical and pathologic… CONTINUE READING
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