Highlights in Renal Cell Carcinoma: The Roles of the Urologist and Medical Oncologist (2018)

The "Live from AUA2018" Highlights in Renal Cell Carcinoma series is comprised of three panel discussions which will focus on:

  1. Discussing the evolving landscape of adjuvant therapy for the treatment of kidney cancer and debating the elements of disagreement in this area.
  2. Differentiating the roles of urologist and medical oncologist in the care of patients with kidney cancer.
  3. Appreciating the patient’s journey through RCC and identifying their needs as it relates to the coordination of care between the urologists and medical oncologist.



This educational activity is supported by an independent educational grant from:

  • Pfizer, Inc.

Target Audience

  • Urologists

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Discuss the evolving landscape of adjuvant therapy for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma.
  2. Differentiate the roles of the urologist and medical oncologist in the care of patients with renal cell carcinoma. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Non-Physician Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

William C Huang, MD, FACS
NYU Langone Heath
Disclosures: Photocure: Scientific Study or Trial; Karl Storz: Scientific Study or Trial; Intuitive; Meeting Participant or Lecturer

Viraj Master MD, PhD, FACS
Emory University
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose

Sumanta K. Pal, MD
City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
Disclosures: Genentech: Consultant or Advisor, Meeting Participant or Lecturer; Novartis: Consultant or Advisor; Pfizer: Consultant or Advisor; Astellas: Consultant or Advisor; Exelixis; Consultant or Advisor


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Method of Participation
To claim CME credit/hours of participation, the learner must view the video, complete the post-test passing with 80% accuracy and submit the activity evaluation.
Estimated time to complete this activity: 1.00 hour
Release Date: May 21, 2018
Expiration Date: May 21, 2020

Accreditation: The American Urological Association (AUA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: The American Urological Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Learners: The AUA is not accredited to offer credit to participants who are not MDs or DOs. However, the AUA will issue documentation of participation that states that the activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1.00 Credit™.
Evidence Based Content: It is the policy of the AUA to ensure that the content contained in this CME activity is valid, fair, balanced, scientifically rigorous, and free of commercial bias.
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Resolution of Identified Conflict of Interest: All disclosures will be reviewed by the program/course directors or editors for identification of conflicts of interest. Peer reviewers, working with the program directors and/or editors, will document the mechanism(s) for management and resolution of the conflict of interest and final approval of the activity will be documented prior to implementation. Any of the mechanisms below can/will be used to resolve conflict of interest:

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  • Limit content to evidence with no recommendations
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  • Inclusion of moderated panel discussion
  • Publication of a parallel or rebuttal article for an article that is felt to be biased
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  • Divestiture of the relationship by faculty

Disclaimer: The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty, authors and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of the AUA.

This educational activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Pfizer, Inc.

Reproduction Permission: Reproduction of written materials developed for this AUA course is prohibited without the written permission from individual authors and the American Urological Association.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Non-Physician Participation
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