Secondary tumors of ureter

Richard J. Babaian, Douglas E. Johnson, Alberto G. Ayala, Evelyn T.Sie

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Carcinoma metastatic to the ureter, representing hematogenous or lymphatic spread from a distant primary neoplasm, was diagnosed in 39 patients. Although the lesions are uncommon and usually represent late manifestations of malignant disease, earlier recognition and relief of urinary tract obstruction may allow for improvement in symptoms and survival.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)341-343
Number of pages3
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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