Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with recurrence 5 years after nephrectomy for localized renal cell carcinoma
Carcinoma, Renal Cell
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
Data suggest that patients with cancer recurrence 5 years after nephrectomy are at favorable risk and have long-term median survival. A favorable Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center risk score and absent symptoms related to metastasis are associated with longer survival in these patients.