Robert H. Young
Massachusetts General Hospital
A 40-year-old man presented with gross hematuria and at cystoscopy was found to have a bulky bladder
tumor. This was transected transurethrally.
Victor E. Reuter
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York
This 47 year-old male with vague abdominal symptoms was found to have a 3.0 cm mass within the left
kidney by abdominal CT scan. At the time of nephrectomy, it became clear that the kidney contained
multiple lesions ranging in size from 0.1cm to 3.0 cm.
Isabel A. Sesterhenn
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
This 58-year-old gentleman presented with a right testicular mass and bilateral hydroceles. A right
orchiectomy was performed.
Johns Hopkins Hospital
A 70 year-old man with a history of adenocarcinoma of the prostate Gleason score 7 was treated with
neoadjuvant hormone therapy and external beam radiotherapy. Two years following radiation the patient
presented with gross hematuria. At cystoscopy, an erythematous lesion was identified and biopsied.
Istituto Nazionale Tumori
60-year-old female with a left renal mass discovered in June 2000, during the course of a
post-laparoscopic cholecystectomy sonographic control. The CT scan confirmed the presence of a 4 cm mass
in the left kidney. A left radical nephrectomy with para-aortic lymphadenectomy was carried out in
October 2000. Gross examination revealed a 3.8x3.5x2.8 cm well-circumscribed solid brown mass in the
renal cortex. The renal capsule, pelvis, renal vessels, adrenal gland and lymph nodes were free of
In a follow-up control carried out in February 2002, a mediastinal mass was detected in the chest x-ray,
resulting in compression and anterior displacement of the trachea. The thyroid gland was not involved.
This mass was biopsied.
The sections submitted are from the renal tumor removed in 2000.