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Dear Colleague,

We are delighted to announce the publication of a new issue of Kidney Cancer. The full contents of Volume 2, Issue 2 are freely available online and can be browsed in full below.

This issue includes two review articles on the topics of diagnostic imaging and adjuvant therapy, a commentary about partial nephrectomy and five research articles, plus a new Clinical Trials Corner.


Call for Papers

As a member of our community, we would like to invite you to submit your own research articles to the journal, which offers contributing authors many benefits:

• First class Editorial Board
• Rigorous peer review and speedy manuscript processing
• Rapid online publication (pre-press) on acceptance
• The first two volumes freely available to all readers
• Articles accepted this year will be published Open Access with no article processing fee

Submit your manuscript online via msTracker
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Aims and Scope

Kidney Cancer is an international, multidisciplinary journal that provides an invaluable and indispensable platform for the many collaborative, transdisciplinary, and translational efforts to help treat and finally cure this malignancy.

Best wishes,

Primo N. Lara Jr, MD
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
Sacramento, CA, USA
Email: kca@iospress.com

Peter Mulders, MD, PhD
Radboud UMC
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Email: kca@iospress.com


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Volume 2, Issue 2 / 2018 Now Available Online

All articles are open access and free for all to read, download and share.


Partial Nephrectomy is the Surgical Treatment of Choice for (Most) Complex Localized Renal Tumors
Herlemann, Annika | Odisho, Anobel Y. | Porten, Sima P.

Review Articles

Diagnostic Imaging for Solid Renal Tumors: A Pictorial Review
van Oostenbrugge, Tim J. | Fütterer, Jurgen J. | Mulders, Peter F.A.

Reconciling the Role of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor-Targeted Therapies in Adjuvant Renal Cell Carcinoma Treatment
Kim, Won | Parikh, Mamta | Ryan, Christopher | Lara, Primo

Research Articles

Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy is a Well-Tolerated and Effective Treatment for the Long-Term Control of Intra-Abdominal and Retroperitoneal Oligometastatic Renal Cell Cancer
Maund, Isabella | Bowzyk Al-Naeeb, Anna | Welsh, Sarah J. | Eisen, Tim | Fife, Kate

Optimal First-Line Treatment of Metastatic Renal-Cell Carcinoma: A Network Meta-Analysis
Hahn, Andrew W. | Hale, Peter | Maughan, Benjamin L. | Haaland, Benjamin | Agarwal, Neeraj

What Survival Benefits are Needed to Make Adjuvant Sorafenib Worthwhile After Resection of Intermediate- or High-Risk Renal Cell Carcinoma? Clinical Investigators’ Preferences in the SORCE Trial
Lawrence, Nicola J. | Martin, Andrew | Davis, Ian D. | Troon, Simon | Sengupta, Shomik | Hovey, Elizabeth | Coskinas, Xanthi | Kaplan, Richard | Smith, Benjamin | Ritchie, Alastair | Meade, Angela | Eisen, Tim | Blinman, Prunella | Stockler, Martin R.

Positive Surgical Margins After Partial Nephrectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Comparative Studies
Ficarra, Vincenzo | Crestani, Alessandro | Inferrera, Antonino | Novara, Giacomo | Rossanese, Marta | Subba, Enrica | Giannarini, Gianluca

Nutritional Predictors of Perioperative Complications and Mortality Following Nephrectomy for Renal Malignancies: A Population-Based Analysis
Arora, Karan | Hanson, Kristine T. | Habermann, Elizabeth B. | Tollefson, Matthew K. | Psutka, Sarah P.

Other Content

Clinical Trials Corner
Parikh, Mamta

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Most Read Kidney Cancer Articles, April–June 2018

Outcomes of Metastatic Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma (chrRCC) in the Targeted Therapy Era: Results from the International Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer Database Consortium (IMDC) (Research Article in Vol.1, Iss.1, 2017)
Yip, Steven M. | Ruiz Morales, Jose M. | Donskov, Frede | Fraccon, Anna | Basso, Umberto | Rini, Brian I. | Lee, Jae Lyun | Bjarnason, Georg A. | Sim, Hao-Wen | Beuselinck, Benoit | Kanesvaran, Ravindran | Brugarolas, James | Koutsoukos, Kostas | Fu, Simon Yuen Fai | Yuasa, Takeshi | Davis, Ian | Alva, Ajjai | Kollmannsberger, Christian | Choueiri, Toni K. | Heng, Daniel Y.C.

Fourth-Line Therapy in Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (mRCC): Results from the International mRCC Database Consortium (IMDC) (Research Article in Vol.2, Iss.1, 2018)
Stukalin, Igor | Wells, J. Connor | Fraccon, Anna | Pasini, Felice | Porta, Camillo | Lalani, Aly-Khan A. | Srinivas, Sandy | Bowman, I. Alex | Brugarolas, James | Lee, Jae-Lyun | Donskov, Frede | Beuselinck, Benoit | Bamias, Aristotelis | Rini, Brian I. | Sim, Hao-Wen | Agarwal, Neeraj | Rha, Sun-Young | Kanesvaran, Ravindran | Choueiri, Toni K. | Heng, Daniel Y.C.

Impact of Aspirin and Non-Aspirin Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs on Outcomes in Patients with Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (Research Article in Vol.2, Iss.1, 2018; view press release here)
Hamieh, Lana | Moreira, Raphael B. | Lin, Xun | Simantov, Ronit | Choueiri, Toni K. | McKay, Rana R.

Landmark Trials in Renal Cancer (Review Article in Vol.2, Iss.1, 2018)
Vaishampayan, Ulka

Non-Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma: Current Management and Best Practice (Review Article in Vol.1, Iss.2, 2017)
Salgia, Meghan | Adashek, Jacob | Bergerot, Paulo | Pal, Sumanta K.

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Upcoming Meeting

International Kidney Cancer Symposium

2–3 November 2018 | Miami, FL, USA

The Kidney Cancer Association organizes two conferences each year, one in the spring in Europe and the other in the fall in the United States. The 17th International Kidney Cancer Symposium will take place in Miami, FL on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 November. For details, visit the event website.

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