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CARMENA: Practice Changing Strategies for Treating Kidney Cancer - Daniel George

(Length of Discussion: 6 min) Charles Ryan and Dan George reflect on the dramatic changes clinicians have seen over the last 12 years in treating kidney cancer. Dan reviews the highlights of the CARMENA trial and the impact that the results have made to treatment strategies for patients, stressing the value of collaborative care and patient selection. Biographies: Daniel George, MD Charles J. Ryan...

Over-treatment of Renal Tumors: The Turtle in the Room - Robert G. Uzzo

(Length of discussion - 11 minutes) Kidney cancer, like all cancers, has a spectrum of risk. There are groups of patients with incidentally detected asymptomatic, small renal masses that act relatively indolent and are often over-diagnosed and over-treated in some patients. The issue is defining who they are when they should or should not be treated. Related Content: Watch: Adjuvant Therapies for...

Adjuvant Therapies for Renal Cell Carcinoma - Robert Uzzo

(Length of discussion - 21 minutes) David Crawford discusses adjuvant therapy in kidney cancer with Robert Uzzo, and the fact that although there have been three decades of trials, there is still no approved therapies to treat the disease. However, Dr. Uzzo points to the S-TRAC trial as a step forward in that research space. Related Content: Watch: Over-treatment of Renal Tumors: The Turtle in the...

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