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Renal Cancer

Contemporary Management

Libertino, John A (Ed.)

2013, IX, 397 p. 156 illus., 91 illus. in color.

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  • Material has been collected from the most current evidence based resources
  • Written entirely by experts in the field of kidney cancer
  • Extensively illustrated with figures and color photographs

Renal Cancer: Contemporary Management provides a state of the art overview of the major topics in the field of kidney cancer. The material has been collected from the most current evidence based resources to allow for the appropriate care of these patients. The sections of the book have been structured to give an overview of the major issues dealing with renal cell carcinoma and transitional cell carcinoma of the kidney. The text also reviews the new staging system, discusses familial syndromes of renal cell carcinoma, and provides new perspectives with regard to imaging and managing renal tumors.

A valuable resource for physicians and researchers dealing with renal cancer, Renal Cancer: Contemporary Management provides a comprehensive summary of the field that will guide patient management and stimulate further clinical and basic science research efforts. 

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Related subjects » Oncology & Hematology - Surgery - Urology

Table of contents 

Chapter 1: Epidemiology, Screening and Clinical Staging

Michael J. Lipsky, Christopher M. Deibert, James M. McKiernan


Chapter 2: Molecular Biology and Genetics

Jeff Klomp, Bin Tean Teh, Kyle Furge


Chapter 3: Familial and Hereditary Syndromes

Brian Shuch, Peter Pinto


Chapter 4: Pathology of Renal Cell Carcinoma

Fang-Ming Deng, Jonathan Melamed, Ming Zhou,


Chapter 5: Imaging of Renal Cancer

Jalil Afnan, Christoph Wald


Chapter 6: Molecular Imaging for Renal Cell Carcinoma

Jian Q. Yu, Yamin Dou


Chapter 7: History of Renal Surgery for Cancer

Karim Hamawy


Chapter 8: Natural History, Role of Biopsy and Active Surveillance of Renal Masses

Anthony T. Corcoran, Marc C. Smaldone, Robert G. Uzzo, David Y.T. Chen


Chapter 9: Interventional Radiology and Angioinfarction: Transcatheter Embolization of Renal Tumors

Sebastian Flacke, Shams Iqbqal


Chapter 10: Unified Approaches to Surgery and Systemic Therapy for Renal Cell Carcinoma

Patrick A. Kenney, Christopher G. Wood


Chapter 11: Rationale for Partial Nephrectomy

Nicolas Donin, William Huang


Chapter 12: Objectifying Complexity of Kidney Cancers: Relationships of Tumor Anatomy and Outcomes

Serge Ginzburg, Alexander Kutikov, Robert G. Uzzo,


Chapter 13: Open Partial Nephrectomy

Patrick A. Kenney, Matthew F. Wszolek, John A. Libertino


Chapter 14: Minimally Invasive Partial Nephrectomy and Ablative Procedures for Small Renal Masses

Casey G. Kowalik, David Canes, Ali Moinzadeh


Chapter 15: Surgery for Renal Cell Carcinoma with Thrombus Extension into the Vena Cava

Chad Wotkowicz, John Libertino


Chapter 16: Role of Lymphadenectomy

Hein Van Poppel


Chapter 17: Postoperative Surveillance Protocols for Renal Cell Carcinoma

Megan Merrill, Jose A. Karam


Chapter 18: Role of Surgery in Locally Recurrent and Metastatic Renal Cancer

Paul Russo


Chapter 19: Outcomes— Prognostic Factors, Models, and Algorithms

Brandon K. Isariyawongse, Michael W. Kattan


Chapter 20: Adjuvant Systemic Therapy, Immunotherapy and Targeted Treatment

Linda Cerbone, Cora N. Sternberg


Chapter 21: Role for Radiation Therapy in Renal Cancer

Andrea McKee, Arul Mahadevan, Timothy Walsh


Chapter 22: Surgical Management for Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Upper Tract

Jason R. Gee


Chapter 23: Management of Non-Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma

Henry J. Conter, Jose A. Karam, Nizar M. Tannir

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