The effect of age on cancer-specific mortality in patients with small renal masses: A population-based analysis

Marco Bandini, M Marchioni, RS Pompe, Z Tian, T Martel, FK Chun, L Cindolo, A Kapoor, F Montorsi, SF Shariat, A Briganti, PI Karakiewicz

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Abstract

Introduction: Contemporary data regarding the effect of age, especially in elderly patients, on cancer-specific mortality (CSM) for pT1a renal cell carcinoma (RCC) are lacking. The objective of the current study is to evaluate CSM in a large population-based cohort of surgically treated pT1a RCC patients according to age groups. Methods: Within the Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results database (2000‒2013), we identified 37 121 pT1a RCC patients who underwent either partial or radical nephrectomy. The population was stratified into five groups according to decades:
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E325-E330
JournalJournal of the Canadian Urological Association
Volume12
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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