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Nascholingen 04/03/2019

E-learning: Update on Renal cell carcinoma with prof. Camillo Porta

During a special Speaker Tour meeting prof. Camillo Porta visited the NKI-AVL to discuss challenges and best practices within the changing treatment landscape in (m)RCC.  ‘With the development of new therapeutic systemic options for the treatment of mRCC, including immunotherapy, novel TKIs and combination treatment, we find ourselves standing at the verge of a new era of therapeutic possibilities.  Our challenge is to find the best possible treatment algorithm for each (m)RCC patient.’ Topics that are discussed in this e-learning are: When are we ready for adjuvant therapy? What is the role of cytoreductive nephrectomy in mRCC? How to choose from the available options for first, second, and third line treatment? What may be the impact of immunotherapy and novel TKIs on the treatment algorithm? Chair and co-discussant: prof. J. Haanen, medical oncologist, NKI-AVL

Congresnieuws 13/12/2018

EMUC 2018: Frail patients and the CARMENA trial

Dr. Umberto Capitanio, urologist at the IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele in Italy and chief editor of the kidney cancer section of the UROONCO educational platform, talks about the EMUC 2018 discussion about frail patients. Furthermore he mentions the discussion about the Carmena trial in which nephrectomy plus adjuvant sunitinib is compared to sunitinib alone in patients with metastatic renal cell cancer.

Meet the author 12/09/2018

E-learning: Quarterly Focus on Genitourinary Cancer | RCC

Publications in peer-reviewed journals are a major source for keeping up with the latest developments in your field. However, you may not always have sufficient time to study (difficult) publications thoroughly and to determine the impact on your clinical practice. To support you, MEDtalks Oncology has developed a new program format: the Quarterly Focus. This innovative program brings an expert panel and authors of relevant, selected publications together to explain and discuss the new data. In this second episode of the Quarterly Focus on Genitourinary Cancer, two pivotal, international publications on Renal Cell Carcinoma from the past few months will be clarified by one of the authors and will be thoroughly discussed by an expert panel including the author. The program will give you the possibility to gain more insight into the selected publications. The expert panel consist of: Prof. John Haanen, MD, PhD, medical oncologist, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam Hans Westgeest, MD, medical oncologist, Amphia Ziekenhuis, Breda Astrid van der Veldt, MD, PhD, medical oncologist, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam Program: Invited speaker: Kathleen Mahoney, MD, PhD, medical oncologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Nivolumab plus Ipilimumab versus Sunitinib in Advanced Renal-Cell Carcinoma N Engl J Med 378, 2018 Clinical activity and molecular correlates of response to atezolizumab alone or in combination with bevacizumab versus sunitinib in renal cell carcinoma Nature Medicine 24, 2018

Congresnieuws 22/03/2018

ASCO GU 2018: Oligoprogressive mRCC

Pedro Barata, experimental therapeutics clinical fellow at the Taussig Cancer Institute Cleveland Clinic, explains the design and results of the trial he presented during the poster session. This retrospective study examined what the impact was of switching systemic treatment after radiosurgery for oligoprogressive, metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

Congresnieuws 22/03/2018

ASCO GU 2018: Progression after IO combination regimens mRCC

Pedro Barata, experimental therapeutics clinical fellow at the Taussig Cancer Institute Cleveland Clinic, explains the design and results of the trial he presented during the poster session. This retrospective study examined the clinical outcome of patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma progressing on frontline immune-oncology based combination regimens.

Congresnieuws 22/03/2018

ASCO GU 2018: Renal Cell Carcinoma News Program

This year the ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium took place in San Francisco from February 8th - 10th. In this Renal Cell Carcinoma News Program, we focus on the highlights for RCC at this congress. Moderator Catherine Hood and a panel of international experts discuss the following topics: Adjuvant systemic therapy Cabozantinib in the first line treatment of metastatic RCC The NIVOREN trial that investigates nivolumab in a ‘real world setting’ Combination treatments with VEGF and PD1/PD-L1 inhibition Advances in treatment for papillary RCC Speakers: Prof. Joaquim Bellmunt, MD, medical oncologist, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, Boston Daniel George, MD, medical oncologist, Duke Cancer Center, Durham Jeanny Aragon-Ching, MD, medical oncologist, Inova Fairfax hospital, Fairfax Sumanta Pal, MD, medical oncologist, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte Moderator: Catherine Hood