Toni Choueiri, MD: Renal Cancer Update
2016 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium
Toni Choueiri, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, summarizes key points from a session he chaired on clear and non-clear cell renal cancer, including information on molecular genetics and its impact on treatment, how to treat patients with non-clear cell histology, and the best strategy for treating clear cell cancer.
Nicholas D. James, BSc, MBBS, PhD, of the University of Warwick, gives his expert perspective on treatment advances in urothelial cancers.
Christopher Brian Allard, MD, of Brigham & Women's Hospital, reports on results of the Physicians’ Health Study, which showed that regular aspirin use decreased the risk of lethal prostate cancer in a cohort of American doctors (Abstract 306).
Christopher J. Sweeney, MBBS, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, reviews important presentations on testicular cancer, including dose intensification for first-line therapy of metastatic disease, and what physicians need to know about the molecular genetics of testicular cancer.
Paul L. Nguyen, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses this phase III trial in which prostate cancer patients were given antiandrogen therapy with bicalutamide during and after salvage radiation therapy following radical prostatectomy and an elevated PSA (Abstract 3).
Fred Saad, MD, of the University of Montreal, summarizes in French his session on the latest treatment developments in prostate cancer, including the role of chemotherapy in hormone-sensitive disease.