Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) may cause chronic renal toxicity in addition to their know acute adverse effects on the kidney, US research has found. A retrospective cohort study that assessed kidney function in 2563 cancer patients receiving long term treatment with ICIs at the Mass General Brigham cancer centre found that new-onset chronic kidney disease ...
Checkpoint inhibitors may cause renal impairment with long term use
By Michael Woodhead
21 Jul 2021