Renal Transitional Cell Carcinoma Questions & Answers

Updated: Nov 05, 2019
  • Author: Bagi RP Jana, MD, MBA, MHA, FACP; Chief Editor: E Jason Abel, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is renal transitional cell carcinoma?

What is the pathophysiology of renal transitional cell carcinoma?

What causes renal transitional cell carcinoma?

What is the prevalence of renal transitional cell carcinoma in the US?

What is the global prevalence of renal transitional cell carcinoma?

Which patient groups have the highest prevalence of renal transitional cell carcinoma?

What is the prognosis of renal transitional cell carcinoma?

What are the survival rates for renal transitional cell carcinoma?

What are the prognostic factors of renal transitional cell carcinoma?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of renal transitional cell carcinoma?

What are physical exam findings in patients with renal transitional cell carcinoma?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Renal Transitional Cell Carcinoma?

Workup

What is the role of lab tests in the workup of renal transitional cell carcinoma?

What is the role of IV radiography in the workup of renal transitional cell carcinoma?

What is the role of CT in the workup of renal transitional cell carcinoma?

What is the role of cystoscopy and ureteroscopy in the workup of renal transitional cell carcinoma?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of renal transitional cell carcinoma?

How is renal transitional cell carcinoma staged?

Treatment

How is renal transitional cell carcinoma treated?

What is the role of topical therapies in renal transitional cell carcinoma treatment?

What is the role of bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) in renal transitional cell carcinoma treatment?

What is the role of mitomycin-C in renal transitional cell carcinoma treatment?

What are the possible complications of percutaneous treatment of renal transitional cell carcinoma?

What is the role of systemic chemotherapy in renal transitional cell carcinoma treatment?

What is the role of surgery in renal transitional cell carcinoma treatment?

What is the role of radical nephroureterectomy in renal transitional cell carcinoma treatment?

What is the role of conservative open surgery in renal transitional cell carcinoma treatment?

What is the role of endoscopy in renal transitional cell carcinoma treatment?

What are the possible complications of endoscopic treatment of renal transitional cell carcinoma?

What is included in long-term monitoring of renal transitional cell carcinoma?

Medications

What is the role of medications in renal transitional cell carcinoma treatment?

Which medications in the drug class PD-1/PD-L1 Inhibitors are used in the treatment of Renal Transitional Cell Carcinoma?

Which medications in the drug class Antineoplastics, Other are used in the treatment of Renal Transitional Cell Carcinoma?

Which medications in the drug class FGFR Inhibitors are used in the treatment of Renal Transitional Cell Carcinoma?