Computed tomography in metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

  title={Computed tomography in metastatic renal cell carcinoma.},
  author={Nyree Griffin and Lee Alexander Grant and Nishat Bharwani and Syed Aslam Sohaib},
  journal={Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR},
  volume={30 4},
Recent developments in chemotherapy have resulted in several new drug treatments for metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC). These therapies have shown improved progression-free survival and are applicable to many more patients than the conventional cytokine-based treatments for metastatic RCC. Consequently imaging is playing a greater part in the management of such patients. Computed tomography (CT) remains the primary imaging modality with other imaging modalities playing a supplementary role… CONTINUE READING