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European UrologyVolume 53, issue 4, pages 671-868, April 2008
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Neoadjuvant Sutent Induction Therapy May Effectively Down-Stage Renal Cell Carcinoma Atrial Thrombi
Accepted 5 November 2007, Published online 20 November 2007, pages 845 - 848
A 75-yr-old previously healthy woman presented with gross hematuria, European Cooperative Oncology Group 0, and an 11-cm renal mass with right atrial thrombus. The patient refused the sternotomy. She was offered two cycles of sunitinib maleate (Sutent) induction therapy to down-stage the thrombus and to reduce the extent of the surgery.
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