Impact of smoking status at diagnosis on disease recurrence and death in upper tract urothelial carcinoma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Transitional Cell
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Smoking
  • Urologic Neoplasms

abstract

  • While smoking status at diagnosis and cumulative smoking exposure were not associated with UTUC recurrence, our findings highlight the substantial risk of death in patients with UTUC who are active smokers. Treatment plans to promote smoking cessation are recommended for these patients.

publication date

  • April 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4174398

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2012.11260.x

PubMed ID

  • 22642265

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 589

end page

  • 95

volume

  • 111

number

  • 4