What is the global prevalence of renal transitional cell carcinoma?

Updated: Nov 05, 2019
  • Author: Bagi RP Jana, MD, MBA, MHA, FACP; Chief Editor: E Jason Abel, MD  more...
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Worldwide statistics vary and are inaccurate, in that renal pelvis tumors are not reported separately. The highest incidence is found in Balkan countries (eg, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, and Serbia), where UCs account for 40% of all renal cancers and are bilateral in 10% of cases.


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