What are the significant clinical and pathologic prognostic factors in renal cell carcinoma (RCC)?

Updated: Jul 02, 2019
  • Author: YiFen Zhang, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Liang Cheng, MD  more...
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There are several significant clinical and pathologic prognostic factors in renal cell carcinoma (RCC), including primary tumor pathologic stage, lymph node involvement, nuclear grade, and histologic subtype. Of these, nuclear grade is one of the most important prognostic factors in patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC). [2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12]


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