The use of radiotherapy was associated with an overall survival benefit in patients with prostate cancer and lymph node involvement who underwent radical prostatectomy and were also treated with androgen-deprivation therapy.
A small study found that patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC) who discontinue nivolumab due to immune-related adverse events can continue to derive benefit even after cessation of therapy.
Specific tumor genotypes could represent distinct subtypes of clear cell renal cell carcinoma, according to a new analysis of the RECORD-3 trial. Genotyping could potentially help guide treatment decisions if the results can be validated.
The use of immune checkpoint inhibitors as adjuvant or neoadjuvant therapy in kidney cancer could offer important new treatment options. Questions remain, though, on the timing and sequence of therapy.