KIDNEY CANCER: Undertreatment of small renal masses by overuse of biopsy

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Recent evidence from series of small renal mass biopsy samples and methodologically robust meta-analyses provides improved guidance on cost-benefit trade-offs for diagnosis and management of this disease. Renal mass biopsy sampling should be reserved for situations in which it will affect management decisions - which it will not do for all patients.Refers to Richard, P. O. et al. Safety, reliability and accuracy of small renal tumor biopsies: results of a multi-institution registry. BJU Int. (2016)

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