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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Onco-Transplant Nephrology

October 25, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: On-Demand

Session Description

This session reviews the approach to pretransplant malignancies and discusses common post-transplant cancers as well as the use of novel immunotherapeutic agents in transplant recipients.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Define the appropriate pretransplant waiting period for transplant candidates with cancer
  • Identify the most common solid and hematological malignancies after kidney transplantation
  • Discuss the use of immunotherapy, including checkpoint inhibitors, in transplant recipients

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Transplantation/Immunology


  • Simin Goral, MD
  • Leonardo V. Riella, MD, PhD, FASN


  • The Wait Is Over: Evaluation of Patients with Pretransplant Malignancies
    10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    E. Steve Woodle, MD 
  • Solid Tumors After Kidney Transplantation
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Germaine Wong, MBBS, PhD 
  • Post-Transplant Leukemia and Lymphoma
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Vikas R. Dharnidharka, MD, MPH 
  • Off Target? Immunotherapies in Transplant Recipients
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Sandra Herrmann, MD