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Neoplasm of the urethra

MedGen UID:
12014
Concept ID:
C0041971
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Neoplasia of the urethra
SNOMED CT: Neoplasm of urethra (126883004); Tumor of urethra (126883004); Urethral tumor (126883004)
 
HPO: HP:0100517

Definition

Cancer or tumors of the URETHRA. Benign epithelial tumors of the urethra usually consist of squamous and transitional cells. Primary urethral carcinomas are rare and typically of squamous cells. Urethral carcinoma is the only urological malignancy that is more common in females than in males. [from MeSH]

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Kang M, Jeong CW, Kwak C, Kim HH, Ku JH
J Korean Med Sci 2015 Aug;30(8):1143-9. Epub 2015 Jul 15 doi: 10.3346/jkms.2015.30.8.1143. PMID: 26240493Free PMC Article
Kent M, Zinman L, Girshovich L, Sands J, Vanni A
J Urol 2015 Feb;193(2):532-7. Epub 2014 Aug 1 doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.07.105. PMID: 25088950
Giannarini G, Birkhäuser FD, Recker F, Thalmann GN, Studer UE
Eur Urol 2014 Apr;65(4):825-31. Epub 2013 Oct 9 doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2013.09.049. PMID: 24144432
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
Gourtsoyianni S, Hudolin T, Sala E, Goldman D, Bochner BH, Hricak H
Clin Radiol 2011 Nov;66(11):1072-8. Epub 2011 Aug 11 doi: 10.1016/j.crad.2011.07.039. PMID: 21839430

Diagnosis

Zargar-Shoshtari K, Sexton WJ, Poch MA
Urol Clin North Am 2016 Nov;43(4):515-521. doi: 10.1016/j.ucl.2016.06.012. PMID: 27717437
Kang M, Jeong CW, Kwak C, Kim HH, Ku JH
J Korean Med Sci 2015 Aug;30(8):1143-9. Epub 2015 Jul 15 doi: 10.3346/jkms.2015.30.8.1143. PMID: 26240493Free PMC Article
Kent M, Zinman L, Girshovich L, Sands J, Vanni A
J Urol 2015 Feb;193(2):532-7. Epub 2014 Aug 1 doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.07.105. PMID: 25088950
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
El-Safadi S, Estel R, Mayser P, Muenstedt K
Arch Gynecol Obstet 2014 May;289(5):935-43. Epub 2013 Dec 27 doi: 10.1007/s00404-013-3130-3. PMID: 24370958

Therapy

Chan Y, Fisher P, Tilki D, Evans CP
BJU Int 2016 Apr;117(4):563-9. Epub 2015 Dec 12 doi: 10.1111/bju.13370. PMID: 26556525
Giannarini G, Birkhäuser FD, Recker F, Thalmann GN, Studer UE
Eur Urol 2014 Apr;65(4):825-31. Epub 2013 Oct 9 doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2013.09.049. PMID: 24144432
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
Kanagarajah P, Ayyathurai R, Saleem U, Manoharan M
Urol Int 2012;88(4):477-9. Epub 2011 Oct 25 doi: 10.1159/000332154. PMID: 22041867
Boorjian SA, Kim SP, Weight CJ, Cheville JC, Thapa P, Frank I
Eur Urol 2011 Dec;60(6):1266-72. Epub 2011 Aug 22 doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2011.08.030. PMID: 21871713

Prognosis

Harari SE, Cheng L, Osunkoya AO
Hum Pathol 2016 Jan;47(1):132-7. Epub 2015 Sep 30 doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2015.09.014. PMID: 26552875
Kang M, Jeong CW, Kwak C, Kim HH, Ku JH
J Korean Med Sci 2015 Aug;30(8):1143-9. Epub 2015 Jul 15 doi: 10.3346/jkms.2015.30.8.1143. PMID: 26240493Free PMC Article
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
El-Safadi S, Estel R, Mayser P, Muenstedt K
Arch Gynecol Obstet 2014 May;289(5):935-43. Epub 2013 Dec 27 doi: 10.1007/s00404-013-3130-3. PMID: 24370958
Kanagarajah P, Ayyathurai R, Saleem U, Manoharan M
Urol Int 2012;88(4):477-9. Epub 2011 Oct 25 doi: 10.1159/000332154. PMID: 22041867

Clinical prediction guides

Harari SE, Cheng L, Osunkoya AO
Hum Pathol 2016 Jan;47(1):132-7. Epub 2015 Sep 30 doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2015.09.014. PMID: 26552875
Kang M, Jeong CW, Kwak C, Kim HH, Ku JH
J Korean Med Sci 2015 Aug;30(8):1143-9. Epub 2015 Jul 15 doi: 10.3346/jkms.2015.30.8.1143. PMID: 26240493Free PMC Article
El-Safadi S, Estel R, Mayser P, Muenstedt K
Arch Gynecol Obstet 2014 May;289(5):935-43. Epub 2013 Dec 27 doi: 10.1007/s00404-013-3130-3. PMID: 24370958
Giannarini G, Birkhäuser FD, Recker F, Thalmann GN, Studer UE
Eur Urol 2014 Apr;65(4):825-31. Epub 2013 Oct 9 doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2013.09.049. PMID: 24144432
Alexiev BA, Tavora F
Virchows Arch 2013 Feb;462(2):193-201. Epub 2013 Jan 11 doi: 10.1007/s00428-012-1363-3. PMID: 23307189

Recent systematic reviews

Chan Y, Fisher P, Tilki D, Evans CP
BJU Int 2016 Apr;117(4):563-9. Epub 2015 Dec 12 doi: 10.1111/bju.13370. PMID: 26556525
El-Safadi S, Estel R, Mayser P, Muenstedt K
Arch Gynecol Obstet 2014 May;289(5):935-43. Epub 2013 Dec 27 doi: 10.1007/s00404-013-3130-3. PMID: 24370958
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
Troiano M, Corsa P, Raguso A, Cossa S, Piombino M, Guglielmi G, Parisi S
Radiol Med 2009 Feb;114(1):70-82. Epub 2008 Dec 11 doi: 10.1007/s11547-008-0347-5. PMID: 19082788
Stein JP, Penson DF, Wu SD, Skinner DG
J Urol 2007 Sep;178(3 Pt 1):756-60. Epub 2007 Jul 13 doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2007.05.013. PMID: 17631333

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