Renal Cell Carcinoma and Carcinoma of the Prostate; Achievements and Challenges

  • B. van der Werf-Messing
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 53)


In spite of advances in all fields of medical science, the prognosis of renal cell carcinoma has not improved during the last 25 years. The development of more sophisticated diagnostic tools such as arteriography, cavography, ultrasound and C.T. scan facilitate a more accurate assessment of the extent of the primary growth and its spread; however this knowledge has not yet contributed to therapeutic adaptations which result in a better prognosis (Table 1).


Prostatic Cancer Renal Cell Carcinoma Renal Vein Category T3MO Localize Carcinoma 
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  • B. van der Werf-Messing
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  1. 1.Rotterdam Radiotherapy InstituteRotterdamHolland

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