Addressing Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment of Low-Grade Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma

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Overview / Abstract:

Upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) has many similarities to bladder carcinoma, but also some important differences. Join Dr. Seth Lerner, as he contrasts these 2 diseases, as well as important differences between low-grade and high-grade UTUC. Dr. Lerner highlights important considerations in the instruments, imaging, and biopsy techniques for diagnosing low-grade UTUC. Surgical options are considered, with a focus on patient selection for endoscopic nephron-sparing surgery. The safety and efficacy of intracavitary therapy are discussed, with an emphasis on intracavitary therapy .

• Epidemiology
• Diagnostic evaluation
• Nephron-sparing surgery
• Postoperative management
• Intracavitary therapy


Aug 20, 2022


Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME


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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Seth Lerner, MD
Professor, Urology
Beth and Dave Swalm Chair in Urologic Oncology
Director of Urologic Oncology
Director of the Multidisciplinary Bladder Cancer Program
Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center
Houston, Texas

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Oncology / Cancer / Radiation Therapy, Urology

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

This educational activity is supported by an educational grant from UroGen.

Keywords / Search Terms

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower UTUC intracavitary therapy endoscopic nephron-sparing surgery intracavitary therapy Free CE CME

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