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ASCO 2019 /
Update on CARMENA trial: Cytoreductive nephrectomy in metastatic renal cancer with focus on intermediate IMDC-risk population

31st May - 4th Jun 2019

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Published: 03.06.19
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Prof Arnaud Mejean - Paris Descartes University, Paris, France

Prof Arnaud Mejean talks to ecancer at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting about the update from the CARMENA trial, which is looking at cytoreductive nephrectomy (CN) in metastatic renal cancer, focusing on the intermediate IMDC-risk population.

He reports that trial confirms that CN is not superior to sunitinib alone in patients with metastatic kidney cancer with a longer follow up of 61.5 months.

Prof Mejean also reports that for patients with only one IMDC risk factor, CN might be beneficial.

ecancer's filming has been kindly supported by Amgen through the ecancer Global Foundation. ecancer is editorially independent and there is no influence over content.

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