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Urethral Carcinoma

MedGen UID:
148570
Concept ID:
C0700101
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Cancer of the Urethra; Cancer of Urethra; Cancer, Urethra; Cancer, Urethral; Cancers, Urethra; Cancers, Urethral; Urethra Cancer; Urethra Cancers; Urethral Cancer; Urethral Cancers
SNOMED CT: Urethral Ca (363459007); CA - Cancer of urethra (363459007)

Definition

A carcinoma that arises from the urethra. Morphologically, the tumors are similar to those described in the bladder. [from NCI]

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Professional guidelines

PubMed

Janisch F, Abufaraj M, Fajkovic H, Kimura S, Iwata T, Nyirady P, Rink M, Shariat SF
Eur Urol Focus 2019 Sep;5(5):722-734. Epub 2019 Jul 13 doi: 10.1016/j.euf.2019.07.001. PMID: 31307949
Zinman LN, Vanni AJ
Urol Clin North Am 2016 Nov;43(4):505-513. doi: 10.1016/j.ucl.2016.06.011. PMID: 27717436
Dayyani F, Hoffman K, Eifel P, Guo C, Vikram R, Pagliaro LC, Pettaway C
BJU Int 2014 Jul;114(1):25-31. Epub 2014 May 22 doi: 10.1111/bju.12630. PMID: 24447439

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Vassiliou V, Katsila T, Sodergren SC, Kardamakis D
Anticancer Res 2022 Aug;42(8):3767-3778. doi: 10.21873/anticanres.15867. PMID: 35896266
Zhang M, Adeniran AJ, Vikram R, Tamboli P, Pettaway C, Bondaruk J, Liu J, Baggerly K, Czerniak B
Hum Pathol 2018 Feb;72:35-44. Epub 2017 Aug 18 doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2017.08.006. PMID: 28827100Free PMC Article
Berjeaut RH, Persaud MD, Sopko N, Burnett AL
Int Urol Nephrol 2017 Apr;49(4):637-641. Epub 2017 Jan 18 doi: 10.1007/s11255-017-1512-3. PMID: 28101735
Zaid UB, Lavien G, Peterson AC
Curr Urol Rep 2016 Apr;17(4):33. doi: 10.1007/s11934-016-0588-0. PMID: 26902627
Gakis G, Witjes JA, Compérat E, Cowan NC, De Santis M, Lebret T, Ribal MJ, Sherif AM; European Association of Urology
Eur Urol 2013 Nov;64(5):823-30. Epub 2013 Apr 2 doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2013.03.044. PMID: 23582479

Diagnosis

Vassiliou V, Katsila T, Sodergren SC, Kardamakis D
Anticancer Res 2022 Aug;42(8):3767-3778. doi: 10.21873/anticanres.15867. PMID: 35896266
Serrell EC, McAchran SE
Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 2021 Sep;48(3):599-616. doi: 10.1016/j.ogc.2021.05.011. PMID: 34416940
Zhang M, Adeniran AJ, Vikram R, Tamboli P, Pettaway C, Bondaruk J, Liu J, Baggerly K, Czerniak B
Hum Pathol 2018 Feb;72:35-44. Epub 2017 Aug 18 doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2017.08.006. PMID: 28827100Free PMC Article
Itani M, Kielar A, Menias CO, Dighe MK, Surabhi V, Prasad SR, O'Malley R, Gangadhar K, Lalwani N
Int Urogynecol J 2016 Feb;27(2):195-204. Epub 2015 Jul 26 doi: 10.1007/s00192-015-2790-x. PMID: 26209954
Grivas PD, Davenport M, Montie JE, Kunju LP, Feng F, Weizer AZ
Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 2012 Dec;26(6):1291-314. doi: 10.1016/j.hoc.2012.08.006. PMID: 23116581

Therapy

Zi H, Gao L, Yu Z, Wang C, Ren X, Lyu J, Li X
Int Urol Nephrol 2020 Feb;52(2):287-300. Epub 2019 Oct 14 doi: 10.1007/s11255-019-02314-y. PMID: 31612421
Abate D, Giusti G, Caria N, De Vita G, Lucci Chiarissi M, De Lisa A
Arch Ital Urol Androl 2018 Jun 30;90(2):141-142. doi: 10.4081/aiua.2018.2.141. PMID: 29974731
Gakis G, Witjes JA, Compérat E, Cowan NC, De Santis M, Lebret T, Ribal MJ, Sherif AM; European Association of Urology
Eur Urol 2013 Nov;64(5):823-30. Epub 2013 Apr 2 doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2013.03.044. PMID: 23582479
Trabulsi EJ, Hoffman-Censits J
Urol Clin North Am 2010 Aug;37(3):467-74. doi: 10.1016/j.ucl.2010.04.010. PMID: 20674701
Dinney CP, Johnson DE, Swanson DA, Babaian RJ, von Eschenbach AC
Urology 1994 Apr;43(4):506-14. doi: 10.1016/0090-4295(94)90242-9. PMID: 8154072

Prognosis

Häggström C, Hagberg O, Gårdmark T, Aljabery F, Ströck V, Hosseini A, Sherif A, Malmstrom PU, Söderkvist K, Ullén A, Jerlström T, Jahnson S, Liedberg F, Holmberg L
BMJ Open 2022 Dec 20;12(12):e064898. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-064898. PMID: 36600418Free PMC Article
Lagarde-Lenon MS, Aron M
Hum Pathol 2022 Nov;129:71-80. Epub 2022 Aug 28 doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2022.08.003. PMID: 36037997
Vassiliou V, Katsila T, Sodergren SC, Kardamakis D
Anticancer Res 2022 Aug;42(8):3767-3778. doi: 10.21873/anticanres.15867. PMID: 35896266
Dayyani F, Hoffman K, Eifel P, Guo C, Vikram R, Pagliaro LC, Pettaway C
BJU Int 2014 Jul;114(1):25-31. Epub 2014 May 22 doi: 10.1111/bju.12630. PMID: 24447439
Gakis G, Witjes JA, Compérat E, Cowan NC, De Santis M, Lebret T, Ribal MJ, Sherif AM; European Association of Urology
Eur Urol 2013 Nov;64(5):823-30. Epub 2013 Apr 2 doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2013.03.044. PMID: 23582479

Clinical prediction guides

Serrell EC, McAchran SE
Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 2021 Sep;48(3):599-616. doi: 10.1016/j.ogc.2021.05.011. PMID: 34416940
Janisch F, Abufaraj M, Fajkovic H, Kimura S, Iwata T, Nyirady P, Rink M, Shariat SF
Eur Urol Focus 2019 Sep;5(5):722-734. Epub 2019 Jul 13 doi: 10.1016/j.euf.2019.07.001. PMID: 31307949
Zhang M, Adeniran AJ, Vikram R, Tamboli P, Pettaway C, Bondaruk J, Liu J, Baggerly K, Czerniak B
Hum Pathol 2018 Feb;72:35-44. Epub 2017 Aug 18 doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2017.08.006. PMID: 28827100Free PMC Article
Gakis G, Efstathiou JA, Daneshmand S, Keegan KA, Clayman RH, Hrbacek J, Ali-El-Dein B, Zaid HB, Schubert T, Mischinger J, Todenhöfer T, Galland S, Olugbade K Jr, Rink M, Fritsche HM, Burger M, Chang SS, Babjuk M, Thalmann GN, Stenzl A, Morgan TM
Urol Int 2016;97(2):134-41. Epub 2016 Jul 28 doi: 10.1159/000448335. PMID: 27462702Free PMC Article
Gakis G, Witjes JA, Compérat E, Cowan NC, De Santis M, Lebret T, Ribal MJ, Sherif AM; European Association of Urology
Eur Urol 2013 Nov;64(5):823-30. Epub 2013 Apr 2 doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2013.03.044. PMID: 23582479

Recent systematic reviews

Kochergin M, Fahmy O, Asimakopoulos AD, Gakis G
Curr Opin Urol 2023 Jul 1;33(4):288-293. Epub 2023 May 9 doi: 10.1097/MOU.0000000000001101. PMID: 37158221
Janisch F, Abufaraj M, Fajkovic H, Kimura S, Iwata T, Nyirady P, Rink M, Shariat SF
Eur Urol Focus 2019 Sep;5(5):722-734. Epub 2019 Jul 13 doi: 10.1016/j.euf.2019.07.001. PMID: 31307949

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