The role of nephrologists in the management of small renal masses

Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common malignancy seen in the nephrology clinic, yet most nephrologists have inadequate knowledge of current treatment options. Here we discuss RCC presentation and therapies, including potential renal adverse effects, and highlight the need for involvement of nephrologists in the multidisciplinary management of this disease.

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R.H.W.'s work is supported by NIH grant 1R01DK107416-01A1 and by a grant from Dialysis Clinics Incorporated.

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Hu, S., Weiss, R. The role of nephrologists in the management of small renal masses. Nat Rev Nephrol 14, 211–212 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrneph.2018.10

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