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Latest kidney cancer Stories

2010-05-28 17:51:22

Small but decisive study highlights differences in clear- and non-clear cell subtypes.

2010-05-10 07:49:31

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.

2010-04-07 14:30:02

Physicians at Henry Ford Hospital have found that infection with the hepatitis C virus increases the risk for developing kidney cancer.

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2010-04-07 13:48:12

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.

2010-03-08 12:39:55

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.

2010-02-18 08:46:48

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.

2010-02-18 08:19:36

Researchers are able to predict and reverse resistance to a commonly used treatment.

2010-01-12 17:50:11

Being obese could lead to a greater risk of developing the most common form of renal cell cancer, according to research in the January issue of the UK-based urology journal BJUI.

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2010-01-07 08:20:10

In a new study, scientists have searched for mutations in the gene regions of more than 100 kidney cancer samples, the largest number of samples from a single tumor type to be sequenced to date.

2009-11-03 09:44:00

The NCCN Guidelines for Kidney Cancer have been updated to incorporate the recently approved therapy pazopanib as a treatment option for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma.


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