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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 3, Issue 1 are freely available online and can be browsed in full below.

This issue includes four review articles, three research articles, a case report, and a new Clinical Trials Corner contribution.


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 three 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
View detailed Instructions to Authors
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 3, Issue 1 / 2019 Now Available Online

All articles are freely available online for all to read, download and share.

Review Articles

Radiation Therapy for Renal Cell Carcinoma
Choi, Rachel | Yu, James B.

Cell-free Circulating Tumor DNA (ctDNA) in Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (mRCC): Current Knowledge and Potential Uses
Hahn, Andrew W. | Nussenzveig, Roberto H. | Maughan, Benjamin L. | Agarwal, Neeraj

The ‘Achilles Heel’ of Metabolism in Renal Cell Carcinoma: Glutaminase Inhibition as a Rational Treatment Strategy
Hoerner, Christian R. | Chen, Viola J. | Fan, Alice C.

Metastasectomy in Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Systematic Review
Achkar, Tala | Maranchie, Jodi K. | Appleman, Leonard J.

Research Articles

Real-World Outcome of 173 Metastatic Non-Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma (nccRCC) Cases: The Experience of the Center Group for Genitourinary Tumors
Martín, Almudena | Puente, Javier | Pinto, Alvaro | Gajate, Pablo | Gordoa, Teresa Alonso | Grande, Enrique | Herrero, Ana | Maximiano, Constanza | Garrido, María | Gallegos, Isabel | Villalobos, Ma Laura | García-Donas, Jesús | Caviedes, Edinson | García, Iciar | Espinosa, Javier | Aguado, Carlos | Arranz, José Angel | García, Lourdes | Rodriguez, Juan Francisco | Casinello, Javier | Rodriguez, Laura

Randomized Phase 2 Study of Trebananib (AMG 386) with or without Continued Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Therapy in Patients with Renal Cell Carcinoma Who Have Progressed on Bevacizumab, Pazopanib, Sorafenib, or Sunitinib
Semrad, Thomas J | Groshen, Susan | Luo, Chunqiao | Pal, Sumanta | Vaishampayan, Ulka | Joshi, Monika | Quinn, David I. | Mack, Philip C. | Gandara, David R. | Lara, Primo N.

Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy: Effect of Body Mass Index on Clinical Outcomes in Patients Diagnosed with Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma
Bergerot, Paulo Gustavo | Bergerot, Cristiane Decat | Philip, Errol J. | Meza, Luis | Dizman, Nazli | Hsu, JoAnn | Pal, Sumanta Kumar

Other Content

Case Report: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Renal Cell Carcinoma with Inferior Vena Cava Thrombus
Freifeld, Yuval | Margulis, Vitaly | Woldu, Solomon L. | Timmerman, Robert | Brugarolas, James | Hannan, Raquibul

Clinical Trials Corner
Parikh, Mamta

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Most Read Kidney Cancer Articles 2018

Via the IOS Press content website

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.

Diagnostic Imaging for Solid Renal Tumors: A Pictorial Review (Review Article in Vol.2, Iss.2, 2018)
van Oostenbrugge, Tim J. | Fütterer, Jurgen J. | Mulders, Peter F.A.

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.

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

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.

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Kidney Cancer Association News

Young Investigator Award 2019

The Kidney Cancer Association (KCA) Young Investigator Award (YIA) provides funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality research in urology and clinical oncology. The purpose of this grant is to fund physicians and scientists during the transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment. YIA is a one-year research grant of $50,000. Applicants must have attained a post-graduate degree or a doctoral degree (MD, DO, PhD, or equivalent) and currently be in subspecialty training at an academic medical institution at the time of grant submission. Applicants should be planning an investigative career in kidney cancer. Further details about the KCA YIA grant application process can be obtained from the KCA website here.

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