Jennifer A. Linehan, MD, presented “Current Treatment Options and Future Treatment Options: Addressing the Unmet Needs in Treating UTUC” for the Grand Rounds in Urology audience in October 2019.

How to cite: Linehan, Jennifer A. “Current Treatment Options and Future Treatment Options: Addressing the Unmet Needs in Treating UTUC” October, 2019. Accessed Dec 2019. https://grandroundsinurology.com/current-treatment-options-and-future-treatment-options-addressing-the-unmet-needs-in-treating-utuc/

Current Treatment Options and Future Treatment Options: Addressing the Unmet Needs in Treating UTUC – Summary:

Jennifer A. Linehan, MD, surveys the current landscape of treatment for upper tract urothelial cancer (UTUC), difficulties with current methods, and promising future treatment options, including kidney-sparing options for low-grade disease. She details the current European Association of Urology (EAU) prognostic algorithm and National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines and discusses the benefits and risks of the “watchful waiting” method of disease management as well as updated approaches to treatment algorithms for UTUC.