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Oncology experts summarize current and emerging issues in cancer management for patients and caregivers. Information from the Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE) helps people to become informed partners in their care.

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Oncology experts summarize current and emerging issues in cancer management for patients and caregivers. Information from the Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE) helps people to become informed partners in their care.

    • video
    Management of Rare Kidney Tumors

    Management of Rare Kidney Tumors

    What puts you at risk for inherited kidney cancer? Dr. Nizar Tannir discusses the signs doctors look for to determine if a kidney cancer patient should be screened for a familial syndrome.

    • 1 min
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    NanoString Treatment for Kidney Cancer

    NanoString Treatment for Kidney Cancer

    NanoString Technology may help doctors learn what is driving tumor growth in kidney cancer patients and, therefore, determine what treatments may be most effective for them.

    • 2 min
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    How is the Heng Criteria Applied to Kidney Cancer Patients?

    How is the Heng Criteria Applied to Kidney Cancer Patients?

    Dr. Daniel Heng is the namesake of the Heng Criteria, which evaluates various factors of kidney cancer patients to determine their prognoses.

    • 4 min
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    What is PD1 and PDL1 in Kidney Cancer?

    What is PD1 and PDL1 in Kidney Cancer?

    Dr. Lauren Harshman explains what PD1 (an immune T-cell) and PDL1 (a protein on the PD1 T-cell) are and how new drugs impact them to fight kidney cancer.

    • 3 min
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    No Clear Answer for Non-Clear Cell Kidney Cancer

    No Clear Answer for Non-Clear Cell Kidney Cancer

    Drugs in early stage clinical trials seem to show benefit for non-clear cell kidney cancer, but more trials must take place and patients are desperately needed to enroll in them.

    • 5 min
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    Treating Newly Diagnosed Kidney Cancer

    Treating Newly Diagnosed Kidney Cancer

    Dr. Guru Sonpavde discusses what he does when he first begins treating a patient recently diagnosed with late stage kidney cancer.

    • 3 min

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