Dr. Alam on importance of studying impact of race and socioeconomic factors on kidney cancer outcomes

Ridwan Alam, MD, a urology resident at Johns Hopkins Brady Urological Institute, discusses how determining the reason for survival differences between difference races requires an in-depth examination of both genetic and socioeconomic factors. Alam, presented the abstract, “Investigation of race and associated socioeconomic factors in survival outcomes for patients with renal cell carcinoma,” which he presented at the 2022 AUA Annual Meeting (abstract PD18-12).