Tumor Size is Associated With Malignant Potential in Renal Cell Carcinoma Cases Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Renal Cell
  • Cell Transformation, Neoplastic
  • Kidney Neoplasms
  • Precancerous Conditions
  • Tumor Burden

abstract

  • Our results confirm previous observations suggesting that the risks of malignancy and high grade tumors increase with tumor size. Patients with small renal masses are at low risk for harboring a high grade clear cell malignancy, which may be useful during initial consultation.

publication date

  • May 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2734327

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.juro.2009.01.027

PubMed ID

  • 19286217

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2033

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 181

number

  • 5