Handling and reporting of tumor-containing kidney specimens

Mingxin Che, David J. Grignon

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The pathologic features of RCC are the most valuable factors in predicting the prognosis and for planning surveillance and treatment protocols. Urologists and pathologists should optimize approaches in handling tumor-containing kidney specimens to allow for the best evaluation and reporting of such specimens. A pathologic report of a tumor-containing kidney specimen should include all established or potential prognostic factors, especially tumor types, size, grade, information for pathologic staging, and status of the surgical margin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)417-432
Number of pages16
JournalClinics in Laboratory Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2005


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry, medical

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