Notes from Munich: Kidney Cancer Updates from ESMO 2018
I’m back now from a short stay in Munich for ESMO 2018 – didn’t get much beer or bratwurst, but I did soak in as much of the meeting as I could. The conference spanned a full five days – a little too much for my clinical schedule to handle – but I did get my hands on the bulk of the important renal cell carcinoma (RCC) data from the meeting. I’ve boiled it down to three brief bullet points:
Considerations When Choosing a First-Line Option for Patients with Advanced Kidney Cancer
When I finished training and joined the faculty at City of Hope a decade ago, there was a great deal of excitement over recent approvals of sunitinib and sorafenib for metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC). Throughout my training, I had seen many patients succumb to toxicities from interleukin-2 – despite the handful of victories, there were overwhelming losses.
Welcome to the Advanced Kidney Cancer Center of Excellence
Welcome to the Advanced Kidney Cancer Center of Excellence on UroToday.com. My name is Monty Pal, and I am a medical oncologist with just over a decade of experience in a research-based practice primarily focused on RCC and other genitourinary cancers. I recall that when I began, our treatment options were limited.
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