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Wesley Yip, MD, on Urothelial Carcinoma: New Data on Neoadjuvant Gemcitabine and Cisplatin

2022 ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium

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Wesley Yip, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses phase II results on neoadjuvant gemcitabine and cisplatin for high-grade upper tract urothelial carcinoma, which was well tolerated and demonstrated a favorable pathologic response rate. Dr. Yip notes that this treatment, given prior to nephroureterectomy, did not significantly delay surgery or increase perioperative complication rates.



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