Table 6

Grading and staging of renal cell tumours

Question%Number
Do you use the WHO 2004 classification for tumour type?
 Yes99.4161/162
 No0.61/162
Which grading system do you use?
 Fuhrman95.7155/162
 Mayo0.00/162
 Arbitrary system0.61/162
 Other3.76/162
Do you report the UICC T category of TNM staging?
 Yes, using the current edition76.7122/159
 Yes, using earlier editions1.93/159
 Yes, other TNM11.919/159
 No, using another staging system1.32/159
 Stage not included in report8.213/159
Do you specify edition of the TNM classification?
 Yes34.456/163
 No60.198/163
 Not applicable, stage not included in report5.59/163
Do you stage oncocytoma?
 Yes6.310/160
 No93.8150/160
  • TNM, tumour–node–metastasis; UIPP, Union for International Cancel Control.