Update Series (2015) Lesson 33: Cytoreductive Nephrectomy in the Age of Targeted Systemic Therapy
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E. Jason Abel, MD
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Department of Urology
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Surena F. Matin, MD
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Department of Urology
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
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