From 114 patients treated with local radiotherapy after nephrectomy up to now 46 patients are alive. 59 patients died; 55 patients died because of the tumor, 4 patients died because of other genesis. At 4 patients, who are alive, a secondary therapy because of pulmonary metastasis was performed. Three times a solitary metastasis of the lung was removed surgically. One female patient came into a CR under therapy with Gestagen (Depo Provera). Three patients (2.6%) died because of a local recidive. There was no change of survival rates and local recidive rates compared to surgery alone.
Useful keywords (using NLM MeSH Indexing)
Carcinoma, Renal Cell/mortality
Carcinoma, Renal Cell/radiotherapy*
Carcinoma, Renal Cell/surgery
Combined Modality Therapy