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Kidney


Evaluated by: David B. Kaminsky, M.D., FIAC, May 21, 2017
Original release date: November 17, 2017
Access to this course expires on:
May 19, 2020
CME/SAMs 3


Faculty: Michelle S. Hirsch, M.D., Ph.D.

General Learning Objectives to be applied to both sessions
  • Recognize and diagnose less common variants of renal epithelial neoplasia, including new entities added to the recently updated WHO classification of genitourinary cancers.
  • Understand the use of appropriate ancillary studies (IHC, genetic, molecular) to diagnose and subtype kidney tumors.
  • Understand the recent changes in AJCC staging of renal epithelial tumors.

Learning Objectives:
Kidney Tumors Part 1
  1. Recognize and diagnose the various renal cell carcinoma subtypes that are associated with clear cell cytology.
  2. Recognize and diagnose the various renal cell carcinoma subtypes that are associated with papillary architecture.
  3. Recognize and diagnose various renal cell tumors with spindle cell morphology.

Kidney Tumors Part 2
  1. Recognize and diagnose the various renal epithelial tumor subtypes that are associated with oncocytic features, including inheritable tumors.
  2. Understand and recognize the differential diagnosis of medullary based renal tumors.
  3. Recognize and diagnose benign and low malignant potential renal tumors.
To earn CME and SAM credit, all learners must take a content-based exam and achieve a minimum score of 80%. If learners do not achieve a passing score of 80%, they have the option to retake the exam. After you pass the test and complete the evaluation, your certificate of completion will be available to view and print by clicking here.
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