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Adjuvant therapy in patients with sarcomatoid RCC: Post hoc analysis from ECOG-ACRIN E2805.

Jose A Karam, Maneka Puligandla, Keith T Flaherty, Robert G Uzzo, Surena F Matin, Michael R Pins, Christopher G Wood, Christopher Kane, Michael A S Jewett, Se Eun Kim, Janice P Dutcher, Robert S DiPaola,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To study the effects on adjuvant therapy in patients with sarcomatoid RCC enrolled in the randomized phase 3 clinical trial E2805.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>The original trial (E2805) is a randomized, double-blinded phase 3 clinical trial comparing outcomes in 1,943 patients with RCC accrued between 2006 and 2010, and treated with up ... Read more >>

BJU Int (BJU international)
[2021, :]

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Sarcomatoid features and lymph node-positive disease in chromophobe renal cell carcinoma.

Alberto C Pieretti, Mary E Westerman, Alexandria Childs, Niki Millward, Daniel D Shapiro, Kanishka Sircar, Priya Rao, Eric Jonasch, Matthew T Campbell, Nizar M Tannir, Surena F Matin, Christopher G Wood, Jose A Karam,

<h4>Purpose</h4>The presence of sarcomatoid features and/or lymph node-positive disease may be associated with a worse prognosis in chromophobe renal cell carcinoma (ChRCC). We sought to better characterize patients' long-term outcomes with these features compared with those without these features.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>We identified 300 patients treated for sporadic, unilateral, nonmetastatic ChRCC ... Read more >>

Urol Oncol (Urologic oncology)
[2021, :]

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Predictive model for systemic recurrence following cisplatin-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy and radical nephroureterectomy for high risk upper tract urothelial carcinoma.

Rashed A Ghandour, Yuval Freifeld, Joseph Cheaib, Nirmish Singla, Xiaosong Meng, Alexander Kenigsberg, Aditya Bagrodia, Solomon Woldu, Jean Hoffman-Censits, Dmitry Enikeev, Leonid Rapoport, Firas G Petros, Jay D Raman, Philip M Pierorazio, Surena F Matin, Vitaly Margulis,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) is increasingly used prior to radical nephroureterectomy (RNU) for upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC). Systemic recurrence (SR) carries a dismal prognosis. We sought to determine risk factors associated with SR in this setting.<h4>Methods</h4>We evaluated a multi-center database of patients with UTUC who received cisplatin-based NAC before RNU. ... Read more >>

Urol Oncol (Urologic oncology)
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The Impact of Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma Diagnostic Modality on Intravesical Recurrence after Radical Nephroureterectomy: A Single Institution Series and Updated Meta-analysis. Reply.

Vidit Sharma, Tanner S Miest, Karim Chamie, Surena F Matin, Stephen A Boorjian, Aaron M Potretzke,

J Urol (The Journal of urology)
[2021, 206(4):1072]

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Definitive radiotherapy for extracranial oligoprogressive metastatic renal cell carcinoma as a strategy to defer systemic therapy escalation.

Brian De, Aradhana M Venkatesan, Pavlos Msaouel, Amol J Ghia, Jing Li, Debra N Yeboa, Quynh-Nhu Nguyen, Andrew J Bishop, Eric Jonasch, Amishi Y Shah, Matthew T Campbell, Jennifer Wang, Amado J Zurita-Saavedra, Jose A Karam, Christopher G Wood, Surena F Matin, Nizar M Tannir, Chad Tang,

<h4>Objective</h4>To study whether delivering definitive radiotherapy (RT) to sites of oligoprogression in metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) enabled deferral of systemic therapy (ST) changes without compromising disease control or survival.<h4>Patients and methods</h4>We identified patients with mRCC who received RT to three or fewer sites of extracranial progressive disease between 2014 ... Read more >>

BJU Int (BJU international)
[2021, :]

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Editorial Comment.

Tanner S Miest, Surena F Matin,

J Urol (The Journal of urology)
[2021, 206(3):576]

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Vidit Sharma, Tanner S Miest, Tristan S Juvet, Amir Toussi, Vignesh Packiam, Karim Chamie, Surena F Matin, Stephen A Boorjian, R Houston Thompson, Igor Frank, Matthew K Tollefson, Aaron M Potretzke,

J Urol (The Journal of urology)
[2021, 206(3):567]

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Pretreatment Risk Stratification for Endoscopic Kidney-sparing Surgery in Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma: An International Collaborative Study.

Beat Foerster, Mohammad Abufaraj, Surena F Matin, Mounsif Azizi, Mohit Gupta, Wei-Ming Li, Thomas Seisen, Timothy Clinton, Evanguelos Xylinas, M Carmen Mir, Donald Schweitzer, Andrea Mari, Shoji Kimura, Marco Bandini, Romain Mathieu, Ja H Ku, Gautier Marcq, Georgi Guruli, Markus Grabbert, Anna K Czech, Tim Muilwijk, Armin Pycha, David D'Andrea, Firas G Petros, Philippe E Spiess, Trinity Bivalacqua, Wen-Jeng Wu, Morgan Rouprêt, Laura-Maria Krabbe, Kees Hendricksen, Shin Egawa, Alberto Briganti, Marco Moschini, Vivien Graffeille, Wassim Kassouf, Riccardo Autorino, Axel Heidenreich, Piotr Chlosta, Steven Joniau, Francesco Soria, Phillip M Pierorazio, Shahrokh F Shariat,

<h4>Background</h4>Several groups have proposed features to identify low-risk patients who may benefit from endoscopic kidney-sparing surgery in upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC).<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate standard risk stratification features, develop an optimal model to identify ≥pT2/N+ stage at radical nephroureterectomy (RNU), and compare it with the existing unvalidated models.<h4>Design, setting, and participants</h4>This ... Read more >>

Eur Urol (European urology)
[2021, 80(4):507-515]

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Role of lymph node dissection at the time of open or minimally invasive nephroureterectomy.

Andrew G McIntosh, Eric C Umbreit, Christopher G Wood, Surena F Matin, Jose A Karam,

Unlike urothelial carcinoma of the bladder, there is no guideline-based consensus on whether a lymph node dissection (LND) should be performed at the time of radical nephroureterectomy (RNU) for upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC). Variable lymphatic drainage based on primary tumor location, lack of prospective trials, and difficulties in developing ... Read more >>

Transl Androl Urol (Translational andrology and urology)
[2021, 10(5):2233-2245]

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Expression Analysis of Same-Patient Metachronous and Synchronous Upper Tract and Bladder Urothelial Carcinoma.

Firas G Petros, Woonyoung Choi, Yuan Qi, Tyler Moss, Roger Li, Xiaoping Su, Charles C Guo, Bogdan Czerniak, Colin Dinney, David J McConkey, Surena F Matin,

<h4>Purpose</h4>We compared upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) and bladder urothelial carcinoma (BUC) in same-patient metachronous UTUC and synchronous UTUC and BUC using next-generation sequencing.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>Consecutive untreated same-patient samples of UTUC and BUC were macrodissected from unstained formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded slides after quality control. Samples were divided into 4 groups: 1) ... Read more >>

J Urol (The Journal of urology)
[2021, 206(3):548-557]

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The Impact of Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma Diagnostic Modality on Intravesical Recurrence after Radical Nephroureterectomy: A Single Institution Series and Updated Meta-Analysis.

Vidit Sharma, Tanner S Miest, Tristan S Juvet, Amir Toussi, Vignesh Packiam, Karim Chamie, Surena F Matin, Stephen A Boorjian, R Houston Thompson, Igor Frank, Matthew K Tollefson, Aaron M Potretzke,

<h4>Purpose</h4>Diagnostic ureteroscopic biopsy for upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) has been hypothesized to increase intravesical recurrence of urothelial carcinoma after radical nephroureterectomy (RNU). Moreover, the impact of ureteroscopy without biopsy or percutaneous biopsy on intravesical recurrence remains unknown. Herein, we compared post-RNU intravesical recurrences across UTUC diagnostic modalities.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>Patients ... Read more >>

J Urol (The Journal of urology)
[2021, 206(3):558-567]

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Outcomes of Percutaneous Thermal Ablation for Biopsy-Proven T1a Renal Cell Carcinoma in Patients With Other Primary Malignancies.

Mohamed E Abdelsalam, Sharjeel H Sabir, Samuel B Kusin Ba, Jose A Karam, Surena F Matin, Christopher G Wood, Kamran Ahrar,

<b>OBJECTIVE.</b> The purpose of this article is to investigate the oncologic effectiveness and survival outcomes of percutaneous image-guided thermal ablation for clinical T1a renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in patients with other primary nonrenal malignancies. <b>MATERIALS AND METHODS.</b> We reviewed records of patients with histologically proven T1a RCC (< 4.0 cm) ... Read more >>

AJR Am J Roentgenol (AJR. American journal of roentgenology)
[2021, 217(1):157-163]

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Novel Classification for Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma to Better Risk-stratify Patients Eligible for Kidney-sparing Strategies: An International Collaborative Study.

Gautier Marcq, Beat Foerster, Mohammad Abufaraj, Surena F Matin, Mounsif Azizi, Mohit Gupta, Wei-Ming Li, Thomas Seisen, Timothy Clinton, Evanguelos Xylinas, M Carmen Mir, Donald Schweitzer, Andrea Mari, Shoji Kimura, Marco Bandini, Romain Mathieu, Ja H Ku, Georgi Guruli, Markus Grabbert, Anna K Czech, Tim Muilwijk, Armin Pycha, David D'Andrea, Firas G Petros, Philippe E Spiess, Trinity Bivalacqua, Wen-Jeng Wu, Morgan Rouprêt, Laura-Maria Krabbe, Kees Hendricksen, Shin Egawa, Alberto Briganti, Marco Moschini, Vivien Graffeille, Riccardo Autorino, Patricia John, Axel Heidenreich, Piotr Chlosta, Steven Joniau, Francesco Soria, Phillip M Pierorazio, Shahrokh F Shariat, Wassim Kassouf,

<h4>Background</h4>The European Association of Urology risk stratification dichotomizes patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) into two risk categories.<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate the predictive value of a new classification to better risk stratify patients eligible for kidney-sparing surgery (KSS).<h4>Design, setting, and participants</h4>This was a retrospective study including 1214 patients from 21 centers ... Read more >>

Eur Urol Focus (European urology focus)
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Therapeutic Consequences of Omitting a Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection at Radical Prostatectomy when Grade and/or Stage Increase.

Muammer Altok, Brian F Chapin, Surena F Matin, Mary F Achim, Justin R Gregg, John W Davis,

<h4>Objective</h4>To analyze the effect on biochemical recurrence (BCR) of omitting PLND in subsequently upgraded/upstaged patients (pNx regret). Using nomograms, patients with low to intermediate-risk prostate cancer can be selected to omit a pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) at the time of a radical prostatectomy (RP). However, some patients will experience ... Read more >>

Urology (Urology)
[2021, 155:144-151]

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Impact of upper tract urothelial carcinoma on response to BCG in patients with non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer.

Kelly K Bree, Patrick J Hensley, Nathan A Brooks, Justin Matulay, Roger Li, Graciela M Nogueras Gonzalez, Neema Navai, Herbert Barton Grossman, Surena F Matin, Colin P N Dinney, Ashish M Kamat,

<h4>Objective</h4>To evaluate the impact of upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) on bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) response and progression in patients with non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC).<h4>Patients and methods</h4>We performed an institutional review board-approved review of patients with NMIBC treated with adequate intravesical BCG, as defined by the US Food and Drug Administration, ... Read more >>

BJU Int (BJU international)
[2021, :]

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Editorial Comment.

Mehrad Adibi, Surena F Matin,

J Urol (The Journal of urology)
[2021, 205(4):1046]

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Genetic Differences Between Bladder and Upper Urinary Tract Carcinoma: Implications for Therapy.

John P Sfakianos, Zeynep Gul, Shahrokh F Shariat, Surena F Matin, Siamak Daneshmand, Elizabeth Plimack, Seth Lerner, Morgan Roupret, Sumanta Pal,

<h4>Context</h4>Bladder urothelial carcinoma (BUC) and upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) have genetic differences, which may influence therapy.<h4>Objective</h4>The aim of the current review was to summarize the current genetic understanding of upper tract and BUC.<h4>Evidence acquisition</h4>PubMed, Cochrane, and Web of Science online databases were searched systematically up to February 2020, using ... Read more >>

Eur Urol Oncol (European urology oncology)
[2021, 4(2):170-179]

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Outcomes of patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma with sarcomatoid dedifferentiation to immune checkpoint inhibitors.

Jad Chahoud, Pavlos Msaouel, Jeremy A Ross, Barrett Z McCormick, Tharakeswara K Bathala, Jianjun Gao, Robert Horn, Lianchun Xiao, Kanishka Sircar, Matthew T Campbell, Amishi Y Shah, Sangeeta Goswami, Amado J Zurita, Eric Jonasch, Surena F Matin, Christopher G Wood, Jose A Karam, Padmanee Sharma, Nizar M Tannir,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Metastatic renal cell carcinoma with sarcomatoid dedifferentiation (sRCC) is associated with poor survival outcomes. We aimed to analyze the efficacy and safety of immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI) in patients with sRCC comparing clear-cell (sccRCC) to non-clear cell epithelial histology (snccRCC).<h4>Methods</h4>We performed retrospective analysis of sRCC patients who received ICI at ... Read more >>

Urol Oncol (Urologic oncology)
[2021, 39(2):134.e9-134.e16]

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EDITORIAL COMMENT.

Kelly Bree, Surena F Matin,

Urology (Urology)
[2020, 145:171]

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Neoadjuvant PD-L1 plus CTLA-4 blockade in patients with cisplatin-ineligible operable high-risk urothelial carcinoma.

Jianjun Gao, Neema Navai, Omar Alhalabi, Arlene Siefker-Radtke, Matthew T Campbell, Rebecca Slack Tidwell, Charles C Guo, Ashish M Kamat, Surena F Matin, John C Araujo, Amishi Y Shah, Pavlos Msaouel, Paul Corn, Jianbo Wang, John N Papadopoulos, Shalini S Yadav, Jorge M Blando, Fei Duan, Sreyashi Basu, Wenbin Liu, Yu Shen, Yuwei Zhang, Marc Daniel Macaluso, Ying Wang, Jianfeng Chen, Jianhua Zhang, Andrew Futreal, Colin Dinney, James P Allison, Sangeeta Goswami, Padmanee Sharma,

Immune checkpoint therapy is being tested in the neoadjuvant setting for patients with localized urothelial carcinoma<sup>1,2</sup>, with one study reporting data in cisplatin-ineligible patients who received anti-PD-L1 monotherapy<sup>2</sup>. The study reported that patients with bulky tumors, a known high-risk feature defined as greater than clinical T2 disease, had fewer responses, ... Read more >>

Nat Med (Nature medicine)
[2020, 26(12):1845-1851]

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Survival following cytoreductive nephrectomy: a comparison of existing prognostic models.

Mary E Westerman, Daniel D Shapiro, Nizar M Tannir, Matthew T Campbell, Surena F Matin, Jose A Karam, Christopher G Wood,

<h4>Objective</h4>To validate models currently used to predict metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) outcomes in a cohort of patients undergoing cytoreductive nephrectomy (CN).<h4>Patients and methods</h4>A total of 10 RCC prognostic models (International Metastatic RCC Database Consortium [IMDC]; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center [MSKCC]; Culp; Leibovich; University of California at Los Angeles ... Read more >>

BJU Int (BJU international)
[2020, 126(6):745-753]

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Comparison of the Comprehensive Complication Index and Clavien-Dindo systems in predicting perioperative outcomes following radical nephroureterectomy.

Scott Geiger, Neil Kocher, Dan Illinsky, Evanguelos Xylinas, Peter Chang, Lauren Dewey, Andrew A Wagner, Firas Petros, Surena F Matin, Conrad Tobert, Chad Tracy, Pierre-Marie Patard, Mathieu Roumiguie, Leonardo Lima Monteiro, Wassim Kassouf, Jay D Raman,

<h4>Background</h4>Complications can occur following radical nephroureterectomy (RNU) in 20-40% of patients. The Comprehensive Complication Index (CCI) is an alternative grading system to the Clavien-Dindo (CD) grading system that aggregates all complications experienced by a patient on a continuous (as opposed to categorical) scale. We investigate whether the cumulative nature of ... Read more >>

Transl Androl Urol (Translational andrology and urology)
[2020, 9(4):1780-1785]

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Reply by Authors.

Daniel M Geynisman, Brian T Kadow, Brian M Shuch, Stephen A Boorjian, Surena F Matin, Edward Rampersaud, Barton N Milestone, Elizabeth R Plimack, Matthew R Zibelman, Alexander Kutikov, Marc C Smaldone, David Yt Chen, Rosalia Viterbo, Shreyas Joshi, Richard E Greenberg, Lois Malizzia, Thomas McGowan, Eric A Ross, Robert G Uzzo,

J Urol (The Journal of urology)
[2020, 204(3):536-537]

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Molecular Characterization of Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma in the Era of Next-generation Sequencing: A Systematic Review of the Current Literature.

Melanie R Hassler, Freddie Bray, James W F Catto, Arthur P Grollman, Arndt Hartmann, Vitaly Margulis, Surena F Matin, Morgan Roupret, John P Sfakianos, Shahrokh F Shariat, Bishoy M Faltas,

<h4>Context</h4>While upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) share histological appearance with bladder cancer (BC), the former has differences in etiology and clinical phenotype consistent with characteristic molecular alterations.<h4>Objective</h4>To systematically evaluate current genomic sequencing and proteomic data examining molecular alterations in UTUC.<h4>Evidence acquisition</h4>A systematic review using PubMed, Scopus, and Web of Science ... Read more >>

Eur Urol (European urology)
[2020, 78(2):209-220]

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Impact of Sex on Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients with Upper-tract Urothelial Cancer.

David D'Andrea, Beat Foerster, Surena F Matin, Ja H Ku, Tim Muilwijk, Leonardo L Monteiro, Ross Liao, Firas G Petros, Philippe E Spiess, Trinity J Bivalacqua, Kees Hendricksen, Bas W G van Rhijn, Ahmad Shabsigh, Alberto Briganti, Steven Joniau, Wassim Kassouf, Phillip M Pierorazio, Vitaly Margulis, Andrea Necchi, Shahrokh F Shariat, ,

Eur Urol Open Sci (European urology open science)
[2020, 19:16-19]

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