W. Marston Linehan, MD, on Renal Cell Carcinoma: Genetic Predisposition
2017 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium
W. Marston Linehan, MD, of the National Cancer Institute, discusses the genetic basis of the different types of kidney cancer, which provides the key to clinical management.
Sumanta K. Pal, MD, of the City of Hope, summarizes a session he co-chaired on the opportunities and challenges in systemic therapy for advanced renal cancer, including imaging as a biomarker of response and optimal selection of front-line treatments. (General Session 9)
Emma Hall, PhD, of the Institute of Cancer Research, London, discusses long-term outcomes with chemoradiotherapy vs radiotherapy alone, and standard vs reduced high-dose volume radiotherapy in muscle-invasive bladder cancer. (Abstract 280)
Karim Chamie, MD, of the University of California, Los Angeles, discusses induction and maintenance BCG therapy in non–muscle-invasive bladder cancer.
Rana R. McKay, MD, of the University of California, San Diego, discusses study findings on PD-1/PD-L1 responders with metastatic renal cell carcinoma who discontinue therapy for immune-related adverse events. (Abstract 467)
Lawrence H. Einhorn, MD, of the Indiana University Simon Cancer Center, summarizes his keynote lecture on the controversies in management of clinical stage I testicular cancer and the long-term consequences of platinum combination chemotherapy.