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MDACC 2018: Debate: Is There Still a Role for Cytoreductive Nephrectomy in the Setting of Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma?
Dr. Jose Karam explains the role of cytoreductive nephrectomies when patients have metastatic kidney cancer.
Dr. Msaouel discusses the best treatment options after failure of immune checkpoint inhibition.
MDACC 2018: Debate: What is the Best Front-Line Systemic Therapy for Metastatic Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma?
In this article, Dr. Gao defends Nivolumab plus ipilimumab as the best front-line systemic therapy for mRCC.
In the CARMENA (Cancer du Rein Metastatique Nephrectomie et AntiangiogÃ©niques) trial, MÃ©jean et al. (Aug. 2 issue)1 determine the noninferiority of sunitinib alone, as compared with nephrectomy followed by sunitinib, on the basis of the observation that the 95% confidence interval for the hazard ratio of death did not exceed 1.20 (the noninferiority margin for the trial).
Future development of novel immunotherapy combinations should be based on individual patient characteristics, such as patient-level immune targets and tumor microenvironment, according to a presentation by Jason Luke, MD, at the 36th Annual CFS.
Trends in Renal-Cell Carcinoma Incidence and Mortality in the United States in the Last 2 Decades: A SEER-Based Study
Despite an overall increase in the incidence of RCC, there has been a recent plateau in RCC incidence rates with a significant decrease in mortality.
Monty Pal and Charles Ryan discuss systemic therapeutic options and current clinical trials in the renal cell carcinoma space.
Many patients with renal cell carcinoma, the most common type of kidney cancer, experience high levels of distress, according to study findings published in BJU International.
Avelumab plus axitinib combination therapy is associated with better outcomes compared with sunitinib alone as first-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC), according to study findings presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology 2018 Congress in Munich, Germany.
Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) accounts for 3% of adult malignancies and more than 90% of kidney neoplasms. High rates of undiagnostic percutaneous kidney biopsies and difficulties in reliable pre-operative differentiation between malignant and benign renal tumors using contemporary imaging techniques result in large numbers of redundant surgeries.
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