Kidney Cancer—New Insights into Diagnosis and Treatment

A special issue of Uro (ISSN 2673-4397).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 July 2022) | Viewed by 500

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University Center of Excellence in Urology, Department of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Urology, Wroclaw Medical University, 50-556 Wroclaw, Poland
Interests: uro-oncology; lymph node metastasis-growth and immune evasion; minimally invasive surgery; radio-guided surgery; prostate cancer; bladder cancer
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Dear Colleagues,

In 2020, 431,288 new cases and 179,368 deaths from kidney cancer were recorded worldwide, which places this disease at the forefront of cancers. Even if in most cases the initial treatment is curative, a certain number of patients experience a poor course of disease with local or distant recurrence and require further treatment, which significantly worsens their quality of life.

Over the past two decades, great efforts have been made to improve diagnosis and treatment outcomes. Molecular biomarkers have been investigated and introduced into clinical practice, and new pathological and clinical classifications have been proposed to account for tumor behavior and risk of disease recurrence. At the same time, new surgical and pharmacological approaches have been developed to improve treatment outcomes.

Nevertheless, many aspects remain a matter of debate regarding accurate diagnosis, targeted therapy, and multidisciplinary management.

This Special Issue of Cancers will cover all aspects of kidney cancer, including original research into advanced imaging, molecular characterization, current and experimental treatment options, and quality of life. Expert opinions, systematic reviews, and meta-analyses are also welcome.

Dr. Bartosz Małkiewicz
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • kidney cancer
  • radical nephrectomy
  • cytoreductive nephrectomy
  • nephron-sparing surgery
  • minimally invasive and robotic surgery
  • prognostic biomarkers
  • localized/Metastatic disease
  • cancer biomarkers
  • immunotherapy
  • genomic biomarkers

Published Papers

There is no accepted submissions to this special issue at this moment.
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