South-Kazakhstan State Pharmaceutical Academy
South-Kazakhstan Regional Oncologic Dispensary, Shymkent с., Kazakhstan
TREATING COMMON FORMS OF RENAL CELL CARCINOMA WITH USE OF CHEMICAL EMBOLIZATION (lecture)
Currently, diagnosis of kidney cancer in early stages (I-II) stage and its timely radical treatment remains relevant, unfortunately, despite the rapid development of modern diagnostic equipment (ul-trasound, CT, MRT, etc.) the rate of detection of patients with early stages of the disease is still low due to asymptomatic course the process in its earliest stages.In the present lecture material reflects issues of etiology, classification, clinical picture and diag-nostics, modern methods of treatment for kidney cancer. It regards the problems of targeted therapies and methods of combined treatment for patients with metastatic kidney cancer. Special attention is given to historical aspects, indications and contraindications for chemoembolization in treatment of renal cancer.The author reviews his personal experience upon the results of treatment of 15 patients with advanced renal cancer, using the procedure of renal artery chemoembolization in combination with other therapies, presents cases of treatment of patients with kidney cancer.
Key words:kidney cancer, treatment, metastases, embolization, targeted therapy.