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Renal Cell Carcinoma Nomogram: Post-Surgery

This nomogram can be used to predict the chance that a patient's kidney cancer will not recur five years after having surgery for renal cell carcinoma. Patients should use this nomogram in consultation with their doctor.

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Cell type found from tissue removed during surgery.
The 1997 Pathology Tumor Stage is a pathologist’s assessment of tumor progression for kidney cancer.
cm (0.001 to 20)

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5 year Renal Cell Carcinoma Progression Free Probability

This nomogram predicts the chance that patients with newly diagnosed renal cell carcinoma will not have their cancer recur at five years after surgery.

Supporting Publication

A postoperative prognostic nomogram for renal cell carcinoma. Kattan MW, Reuter V, Motzer RJ, Katz J, Russo P. J Urol. 2001 Jul;166(1):63-7.