Journal article

Long-term oncological outcomes of patients with paratesticular sarcoma

Hanan Goldberg, Lih-Ming Wong, Brendan Dickson, Charles Catton, Stanley A Yap, Thamir Alkasab, Andrew Evans, Theodorus van der Kwast, Michael AS Jewett, Robert J Hamilton

BJU INTERNATIONAL | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To present long-term oncological outcomes of patients with paratesticular sarcoma treated by a multidisciplinary team. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients managed at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, between 1990 and 2012, were analysed. A sarcoma expert performed central pathology review. Kaplan-Meier graphs compared local recurrence (LR), metastasis, and overall survival (OS) of patients treated with hemiscrotectomy vs those who did not. Univariable Cox proportional hazards analysis was performed to delineate predictors of LR, metastasis, and OS. RESULTS: Overall, 51 patients with a median (interquartile range) follow-up of 132 (51.6-226.8) months were analysed. At presentation, ..

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