Renal Cell Carcinoma: Contemporary Issues in Classification, Grading and Staging


The presentation will discuss the history of RCC grading and classification and provide the current International Society of Urologic Pathologists (ISUP) recommendations for subtyping, grading and staging RCC.

Originally presented on January, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Lecture Presenter

John C. Cheville, MD

John C. Cheville, MD

Professor of Pathology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Dr. Cheville is a professor of pathology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. His research interests are genitourinary pathology, gastrointestinal pathology, and lymph node pathology.


After this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Learn the history of and the current recommendations for grading renal cell carcinoma.
  • Understand the important prognostic features of renal cell carcinoma for surgical pathology reporting.
  • Understand the important staging issues in renal cell carcinoma.

Sponsored by:

University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, and ARUP Laboratories