Author | Sara Vázquez-Manjarrez, MD

Articles

Is This Patient With Metastatic Bladder Cancer a Candidate for Second-Line Immunotherapy Treatment?

February 15, 2018

A 67-year-old man, a former smoker, presented with gross hematuria. A CT urogram showed a bladder tumor in the anterior wall and multiple enlarged retroperitoneal lymph nodes. Two vertebral metastases were seen on a bone scan. He underwent a transurethral resection of the bladder, and the pathology report revealed muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma.

A Patient With Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Type 2 Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma

November 16, 2015

A 42-year-old man presented with increasing right hip pain that limited his ability to walk. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed a right lytic acetabular lesion. Further work-up included a computed tomography (CT) scan, which revealed an 8-cm left kidney tumor.