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Chen DY , Uzzo RG
Optimal management of localized renal cell carcinoma: surgery, ablation, or active surveillance
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2009 Jun;7(6) :635-43
PMID: 19555585    PMCID: PMC2759676   
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Radical nephrectomy is historically accepted as standard treatment for localized renal cell carcinoma (RCC). However, the presentation of RCC has changed dramatically over the past 3 decades. Newer alternative interventions aim to reduce the negative impact of open radical nephrectomy, with the natural history of RCC now better understood. This article discusses current surgical and management options for localized kidney cancer.
Chen, David Y T Uzzo, Robert G United States Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2009 Jun;7(6):635-43.