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Case Report 

Meningeal Carcinomatosis in a Patient with an Upper Urinary Tract Urothelial Cell Carcinoma

Rosa Maria Martin Diaz, Fernando Moreno Anton, Montserrat Lopez Carreira, Ignacio Juez Martel and Ana Isabel Franco Moreno

Abstract

Meningeal carcinomatosis (MC) is an infrequent of the solid tumors, normally in advanced stages of the disease. It has a very poor prognosis, with a median survival less than 6 month. To our knowledge, meningeal carcinomatosis from upper urinary tract urothelial cell carcinoma (UUT-UCC) has not been reported.

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Research Article 

Efficacy and Safety of Sunitinib in Elderly Patients with Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma at a University Hospital in Japan: Before Immuno-Oncology Therapy Era

Tatsuya Takayama, Akira Fujisaki, Satoshi Ando, Shinsuke Kurokawa and Tatsuo Morita

Abstract

Japan is a front-line country in the coming super-aging society. As with all cancers in the elderly, the frequency of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is also increasing in Japan. While clinical encounters with elderly patients with advanced RCC increase, these patients are only infrequently entered into clinical trials [3], and efficacy and safety data in this age range are scarce.

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