Summary of the International Conference on Onco-Nephrology: an emerging field in medicine

Anna Capasso, Ariella Benigni, Umberto Capitanio, Farhad R. Danesh, Vincenzo Di Marzo, Loreto Gesualdo, Giuseppe Grandaliano, Edgar A. Jaimes, Jolanta Malyszko, Mark A. Perazella, Qi Qian, Pierre Ronco, Mitchell H. Rosner, Francesco Trepiccione, Davide Viggiano, Carmine Zoccali, Giovambattista Capasso, A. Akitaka, Amit Alahoti, Todd R. AlexanderL. Altucci, H. Amer, Vincenzo Barone, K. Eri, L. Biancone, Joseph V. Bonventre, Giovanni Camussi, Fortunato Ciardiello, Michele Caraglia, Giacomo Cartenì, Andrés Cervantes, Franco Citterio, L. Cosmai, B. Daniele, Antonietta D'Errico, Ferdinando De Vita, Antonio Ereditato, Geppino Falco, D. Fouque, Renato Franco, Maurizio Gallieni, Giovanni Gambaro, Calvin Kuo, Vincent Launay-Vacher, Evaristo Maiello, Francesca Mallamaci, Jolanta Malysxko, Gennaro Marino, E. Martinelli, Giuseppe Matarese, Takeshi Matsubara, Piergiorgio Messa, C. Messina, Vincenzo Mirone, Floriana Morgillo, Alessandro Nanni Costa, Michele Orditura, Antonello Pani, Mark Anthony Perazella, Alessandra Perna, Claudio Pisano, Todd Pitts, Camillo Porta, Giuseppe Procopio, Giuseppe Remuzzi, Domenico Russo, Lilian L. Siu, Walter Stadler, Teresa Troiani, Alessandro Weisz, Andrzej Więcek, Ding Xiaoqiang, Ortensio Zecchino

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Onco-nephrology is an emerging field in medicine. Patients with cancer may suffer from kidney diseases because of the cancer itself and cancer-related therapy. It is critical for nephrologists to be knowledgeable of cancer biology and therapy in order to be fully integrated in the multidisciplinary team and optimally manage patients with cancer and kidney diseases. In a recent international meeting, the key issues in this challenging clinical interface were addressed, including many unresolved basic science questions, such as the high tumor incidence in kidney transplant recipients. To this end, 70 highly qualified faculty members were gathered from all over the world to discuss these issues in 8 plenary sessions, including 5 keynote lectures. In addition, 48 young nephrologists and oncologists were invited to present their original observations that were highlighted in 2 large poster sessions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)555-567
Number of pages13
JournalKidney international
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2019


  • acute kidney injury
  • cancer
  • chemotherapy
  • chronic kidney disease
  • nephrotoxicity
  • renal cell carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology


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