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mRCC: Patients survive longer at high-volume centers

Joshi SS et al. Euro Urol. 2018 Sep;74[3]:387-93.

Key clinical point: Patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma had significantly longer survival when they were treated at higher-volume centers.

Major finding: Overall survival was significantly longer among patients treated at centers with a mean of 20 vs. 5 or 10 cases per year, across all cohorts.

Study details: A retrospective study of National Cancer Database data on 41,836 patients with mRCC treated from 2004 through 2013.

Disclosures: The investigators did not specify a study funding source. Dr. Geynisman reported having no conflicts of interest.

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Joshi SS et al. Euro Urol. 2018 Sep;74[3]:387-93.

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