Fast Five Quiz: Can You Correctly Identify the Various Aspects of Renal Cell Carcinoma?

Elwyn C. Cabebe, MD; Shabir Bhimji, MD, PhD

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August 06, 2019

A 2019 study found that partial nephrectomy has now become the most common surgical procedure for treatment of localized renal cell carcinoma. However, radical nephrectomy does provide a better surgical margin than simple removal of the kidney because perinephric fat may be involved in some patients. Approximately 20%-30% of patients with clinically localized disease develop metastatic disease after nephrectomy.

For more on the surgical treatment of renal cell carcinoma, read here.

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