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Adrenal and Renal-Oncologic Interventions 

Adrenal and Renal-Oncologic Interventions
Adrenal and Renal-Oncologic Interventions

Melissa Flynn

, Nathan Kwok

, and Ronald S. Arellano

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date: 03 August 2020

Oncologic processes commonly involve the kidneys and adrenal glands. Renal cell carcinoma is the primary malignancy that affects the kidney, though other primary and metastatic tumors can also involve the kidneys. In contrast, the adrenal is a site frequently affected by metastatic tumors; indeed, primary adrenal cell carcinomas are extremely rare. A variety of oncologic interventions aim to either diagnose or treat renal and adrenal tumors. This chapter will discuss the role interventional oncology as it pertains to tumors of the kidneys and adrenal glands.

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