An Independent Validation of 2010 Tumor-Node-Metastasis Classification for Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Multi-center Study by the Urooncology Association of Turkey Renal Cancer-Study Group

Ozkan T. A., ESKICORAPCI S. Y., Yaycioglu O., AKDOĞAN B., Gogus C., Dirim A., ...More

JOURNAL OF UROLOGICAL SURGERY, vol.4, no.2, pp.53-60, 2017 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jus.1369
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.53-60
  • Keywords: Renal cell carcinoma, kidney cancer, 2010 tumor-node-metastasis, primary tumor classification, ACCURACY, SIZE, RECLASSIFICATION, SYSTEM, GRADE
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: The American Joint Committee on Cancer tumor-node-metastasis (TNM) classification has been updated by the 7th edition in 2010. The objective of the study was to evaluate cancer-specific survival (CSS) in patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and assess the concordance of 2002 and novel 2010 TNM primary tumor classifications.