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World Journal of Surgical Oncology

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Retraction Note: metastatic collecting duct carcinoma of the kidney treated with Sunitinib

  • El Mehdi Tazi1Email author,
  • Ismail Essadi1,
  • Mohamed F Tazi2,
  • Youness Ahellal2,
  • Hind M'rabti1 and
  • Hassan Errihani1
World Journal of Surgical Oncology20119:136

Received: 21 October 2011

Accepted: 24 October 2011

Published: 24 October 2011

The original article was published in World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2011 9:73


The authors have retracted this article [1] as it contains large portions of text and figures that have been duplicated from another article previously published in the International Journal of Clinical Oncology[2]. Lead author Dr Tazi accepts full responsibly for the duplication and would like to apologise to the co-authors, Editors and readers as well as the authors of the original article.


Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Medical Oncology, National Institute of Oncology, Rabat, Morocco
Department of Urology, CHU Hassan II, Fez, Morocco


  1. Tazi EM, Essadi M, Tazi MF, Ahellal Y, M'rabti H, Errihani H: Metastatic collecting duct carcinoma of the kidney treated with Sunitinib. World Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2011, 9: 73-10.1186/1477-7819-9-73.PubMed CentralView ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Miyake H, Haraguchi T, Takenaka A, Fujisawa M: Metastatic collecting duct carcinoma of the kidney responded to sunitinib. International Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2011, 16: 153-155. 10.1007/s10147-010-0116-z.View ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar


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