Adult Wilms tumour. A report of two cases and their treatment and prognosis
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Adult Wilms tumour, unlike that seen in childhood, is a rare disease. We are reporting two cases of which one is alive with no evidence of disease at the 52nd month of follow-up and the other had no evidence of disease at the 10th month after which she was lost to follow-up. The literature has been reviewed and the prognosis and treatment alternatives have been surveyed.
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Volume 29, Issue 5 , pp 533-536
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- 1. Department of Radiation Oncology, Gazi University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
- 2. Department of Radiation Oncology, Ankara Oncology Hospital, Konya, Turkey
- 3. Department of Pathology, Konya State Hospital, Konya, Turkey
- 4. Department of Pathology, Selçuk University Medical School, Konya, Turkey
- 5. Sevgi Hospital, Ankara, Turkey