Surgery to remove only the tumor preferable to removing entire kidney
After an average of five years, 25 percent of patients who had a so-called partial nephrectomy, in which only the tumor and a small margin of healthy tissue is removed, had died, while 42 percent of patients who had radical nephrectomy, ...
Kidney Cancer Patients Fare Better With Tumor Removal OnlyMSN Health & Fitness
Long-term Survival Following Partial vs Radical Nephrectomy Among Older ...Journal of American Medical Association (subscription)

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