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Clinical Management of Renal Tumors

Bukowski, Ronald M., Novick, Andrew (Eds.)

2008, XVIII, 665p. 174 illus..

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  • Compiles some of the best data on the clinical management of renal tumors by world-renowned experts
  • Includes diagnostic and therapeutic coverage
  • Details both medical and surgical approaches to therapy
  • Covers the work of experts like Andrew Novick, who has devised groundbreaking minimally invasive techniques for renal surgery

Clinical Management of Renal Tumors provides an in-depth review of the data relating to the management of renal tumors as well as an updated description regarding pathologic and molecular classification of renal tumors. The neoplasms covered include clear cell carcinomas, papillary cancers, nonepithelial tumors, and other mass lesions that resemble tumors. The management of patients with renal cancer having localized or advanced disease are discussed. Surgical approaches for primary and metastatic tumors, symptom palliation, and systemic therapy for metastatic disease including immunotherapy and targeted approaches are discussed in detail.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Carcinom - Kidney Cancer - Nephrectomy - Renal Cell Carcinoma - Renal Tumors - Staging - classification - surgery

Related subjects » Oncology & Hematology - Surgery - Urology

Table of contents 

Table of Contents Preface Chapter 1: Renal Cell Carcinoma: Background, Ronald M. Bukowski MD, Andrew Novick MD Chapter 2: Imaging of Renal Cell Carcinoma, Brian R. Herts, MD Chapter 32: The Role of Percutaneous Imaging Guided Biopsy in the Diagnosis and Management of Renal Masses, Brian R. Herts, MD, Stuart G. Silverman, MD Chapter 4: Pathology of Renal Cell Carcinomas, Ming Zhou, M.D., Ph.D Chapter 5: The Epidemiology of Renal Tumors, Jeffrey S. Montgomery, MD, David P. Wood, MD Chapter 6: Molecular Genetics in Inherited Renal Cell Carcinoma: Identification of Targets in the Hereditary Syndromes, Nadeem Dhanani, Cathy Vocke, Gennady Bratslavsky and W. Marston Linehan Chapter 7: T Cell Unresponsiveness in RCC patients, James H Finke PhD and Mahesh Goel MD Chapter 8: Renal Cell Carcinoma: Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis, Venkatesh Krishnamurthi, M.D. Chapter 9: Clinical and Pathologic Staging of Renal Cell Carcinoma, Alison M. Lake, Cara Cimmino, James E. Montie and Khaled S. Hafez Chapter 10: Active Surveillance of Localized Renal Tumors, Paul L. Crispen, M.D., Robert G. Uzzo, M.D. Chapter 11: Radical nephrectomy, Dr. John Libertino Chapter 12: Laporoscopic Radical Nephrectomy, Benjamin I.Chung, Jose R. Colombo Jr, Inderbir S. Gill Chapter 13: Open Nephron-Sparing Surgery for Renal Cell Carcinoma, Andrew C. Novick, M.D. Chapter 14: Minimally Invasive Nephron Sparing Surgery (MINSS) for Renal Tumors: Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy and Probe Ablative Treatments, Monish Aron, Georges-Pascal Haber, Inderbir S. Gill Chapter 15: The Role of Angioinfarction in the Management of Renal Tumors, Bryan T. Kansas, MD, Paul L. Crispen, MD, Robert G. Uzzo, MD Chapter 16: Surveillance Strategies Following Curative Therapy for Localized Renal Cell Carcinoma, Vitaly Margulis, MD, Surena Matin, MD, and Christopher G. Wood, MD Chapter17: Local Recurrence of Renal Cell Carcinoma: Management, Brian K. McNeil, MD, Steven C. Campbell, MD, PhD Chapter 18: Adjuvant Therapy of Renal Cell Carcinoma, Ronald M. Bukowski, M.D. Chapter 19: Prognostic Factors for Survival in Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma, Paul J. Elson, Sc.D. Chapter 20: Functional Imaging of Renal Cell Cancer, Navneet S Majhail, MD, Ronald M Bukowski, MD Chapter 21: Nephrectomy in Patients With Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma: Clinical and Biologic Effects, Bradley G. Orris, M.D., Robert C. Flanigan, M.D. Chapter 22: Spontaneous Regression of Renal Cell Cancer and the Role of Prognostic Factors, Tim Oliver, Tom Powles, Vinod Nargund, Dan Berney Chapter 23: Clinical Management of Renal Cell Carcinoma, Thomas E. Hutson, DO, PharmD Chapter 24: Chemotherapy for Metastatic Clear Cell Renal Cell Cancer, James O. Jin, M.D. Ph.D., Walter M. Stadler, M.D. Chapter 25: Signal Transduction Inhibitors in Renal Cell Carcinoma, Ellen A. Ronnen MD, Saby George MD, Ronald M. Bukowski MD, Robert J. Motzer MD Chapter 26: Pulmonary Metastases in Patients with Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma : Role of Metastasectomy, Sudish Murthy, MD, Ph.D., FACS, FCCP Chapter 27: Management of Skeletal Metastases in Renal Cell Carcinoma Patients, Michael J. Joyce, M.D. Chapter 28: Renal Cell Carcinoma Metstatic to the Pancreas : Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects, Ahmed Al-Hazzouri , Brian Herts, Ronald M. Bukowski Chapter 29: Intracranial Renal Cell Cancer Metastasis, Kene Ugokwe, M.D. Steven A. Toms, M.D., M.P.H. Chapter 30: Role of Radiation Therapy in Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma, Arul Mahadevan, MD FRCS Chapter 31: Palliation in Renal Cancer, Mellar P. Davis, MD FCCP Chapter 32: Management of Patients With Pathologic Variants of Renal Cell Carcinoma: Papillary, Collecting Duct, Medullary and Chromophobe Carcinoma, and Sarcomatoid Dedifferent

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