Latest kidney cancer Stories
A minimally invasive technique used to destroy kidney tumors with an electrically controlled heating probe showed similar effectiveness as surgical removal of tumors in curbing cancer recurrence rates for up to five years after treatment.
When kidney cancer spreads to other body parts, patients usually receive a poor prognosis.
Kidney cancer is a radiographic diagnosis which means treatment decisions are often made based on the findings of a solid mass on CT or MRI.
Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers will present three abstracts at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) that demonstrate progress in the use of the R.E.N.A.L. Nephrometry Scoring to characterize renal mass anatomy and allow standardization of surgical decision-making and comparison of outcomes in patients with kidney cancers.
Small but decisive study highlights differences in clear- and non-clear cell subtypes.
A new study indicates that patients aged 75 years or older who have confined kidney tumors do not live longer if they have their entire kidney removed.
Physicians at Henry Ford Hospital have found that infection with the hepatitis C virus increases the risk for developing kidney cancer.
Studying patients with kidney cancer, a team of researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis has identified a pair of proteins excreted in the urine that could lead to earlier and more accurate diagnosis of the disease.
According to a new study, men employed in occupations with potential exposure to high levels of sunlight have a reduced risk of kidney cancer compared with men who were less likely to be exposed to sunlight at work.
Physicians who conducted a pilot study at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center found that therapy before surgery with the drug sorafenib can reduce the size of large tumors and could be safely undertaken administered without adding significantly to the risks of surgery.
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