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By Alessandro Franciscon doctor
Lance C Pagliaro, Juanita Crook
OBJECTIVES: Metastatic penile cancer typically comes to attention while the clinical extent of disease is limited to the inguinal or pelvic lymph nodes. Primary surgical management of lymph node metastases achieves tumor control and long-term survival for only a small percentage of these patients. To determine the optimal use of multimodality treatment in locally advanced penile cancer, we conducted a literature review. METHODS: Relevant English-language literature was identified with the use of Medline; additional cited works not detected on the initial search were also reviewed...
April 2009: World Journal of Urology
Mahmut Ozsahin, Patrice Jichlinski, Damien C Weber, David Azria, Michel Zimmermann, Louis Guillou, Shelley Bulling, Raphael Moeckli, René O Mirimanoff, Abderrahim Zouhair
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to assess the outcome in patients with penile cancer. METHODS AND MATERIALS: A total of 60 patients with penile carcinoma were included. Of the patients, 45 (n = 27) underwent surgery, and 51 underwent definitive (n = 29) or postoperative (n = 22) radiotherapy (RT). Median follow-up was 62 months. RESULTS: Median time to locoregional relapse was 14 months. Local failure was observed in 3 of 23 patients (13%) treated with surgery with or without postoperative RT vs...
November 1, 2006: International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics
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