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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schlesinger-Raab, A; Treiber, U; Zaak, D; Hölzel, D; Engel, J 
Title:
Metastatic renal cell carcinoma: results of a population-based study with 25 years follow-up. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the sixth leading cause of death in developed countries. A third of all RCC patients are confronted with metastatic disease. Since their approval in 2005 and 2006 in the USA, new targeted therapies may lead to substantial progress. Thus, the aim of this cohort study was to present clinical characteristics and survival in metastatic RCC in a population-based sample before widespread implementation of these new therapies. METHODS: Patients (2264) with meta...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Cancer 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
44 
Journal issue:
16 
Pages contribution:
2485-95 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0959-8049 
TUM Institution:
Urologische Klinik und Poliklinik