Stereotactic Ablative Radiation Therapy in Renal Cell Carcinoma: from oligometastatic to localized disease

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Publication date: Available online 13 July 2017
Source:Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology
Author(s): Filippo Alongi, Stefano Arcangeli, Luca Triggiani, Rosario Mazzola, Michela Buglione di Monale e Bastia, Sergio Fersino, Anna Baiguini, Barbara Alicja Jereczek-Fossa, Stefano Maria Magrini
Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) has historically been considered a radioresistant cancer, and radiotherapy was usually delivered with a palliative goal. Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) allows the delivery of high doses on small treatment volumes in a safe and effective way, thus opening the doors to new applicationsof radiotherapy both in the treatment of the primary and oligometastasic disease. Aim of the current review is to explore the state of art of SABR in the therapeutic approach to RCC.

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