According to the results of a recent meta-analysis, cancer-specific mortality of prostate cancer (PCA) patients is enhanced by 24 % in case of a positive smoking history with a dose-dependent impact of smoking.
Bladder cancer (BCa) is the tenth most commonly diagnosed malignant cancer worldwide. Although adjuvant chemotherapy following radical cystectomy is a common therapy for muscle invasive bladder cancer patients, no applicable biomarkers exist to predict which patients will benefit from chemotherapy.
The aim of this study was to analyze the impact of gender on tumor stage, overall and cancer-specific mortality of upper urinary tract urothelial cancer (UTUC) in a population-based, nationwide analysis.
The aim of this study was to evaluate relationship between preoperative Prognostic Nutritional Index (PNI) values and tumor stage and to identify predictive value of PNI in patients with primary bladder cancer (BC).
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of tumor location on oncologic outcomes in patients with upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) stratified according to pathologic stage.
We reviewed the role of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) in the management of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) with associated tumor thrombus. Many consider intraoperative TEE as imperative in cases of Level 4 thrombi with atrial involvement, as well as in cases that require the use of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB).
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