Successful treatment of metastatic clear cell carcinoma with nivolumab in a patient receiving dialysis treatment.

@article{Tabei2017SuccessfulTO,
  title={Successful treatment of metastatic clear cell carcinoma with nivolumab in a patient receiving dialysis treatment.},
  author={Tadashi Tabei and Ichiro Natsume and Kazuki Kobayashi},
  journal={International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association},
  year={2017},
  volume={24 9},
  pages={708-710}
}
The efficacy and safety of nivolumab for patients receiving dialysis treatment has not been established yet. Herein, we describe a patient on dialysis successfully treated with nivolumab as seventh-line therapy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Before initiating nivolumab, he had respiratory discomfort induced by a lesion occluding the left intermediate bronchus that originated from the metastatic lymph node behind the tracheal bifurcation. Four weeks after nivolumab was initiated, his… CONTINUE READING