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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. 


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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


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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. 


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


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781461472360
Publisher: Springer (Springer New York)
Publication date: June, 2013
Pages: 499

Subcategories: General, Oncology, Urology

MEET THE AUTHOR

John A. Libertino, MD
Lahey Clinic, Institute of Urology, Burlington, MD, USA