Latest kidney cancer Stories

2008-07-21 12:01:26

A study of patients with kidney cancer has shown that radiofrequency ablation, a minimally invasive, kidney-sparing procedure, can be a successful treatment option for patients whose cancer has not spread beyond the kidney, report researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

2008-07-16 06:00:13

By Annette Wells By ANNETTE WELLS REVIEW-JOURNAL Randy Irwin is the ultimate guinea pig. He's the first to try out an experimental treatment by New Jersey- based Medarex for kidney cancer to determine whether it works and to observe possible side effects.

2008-07-07 12:00:12

Kidney cancer patients generally have one option for beating their disease: surgery to remove the organ. But that could change, thanks to a new molecule found by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers that kills kidney cancer cells.

2008-05-09 13:49:51

A new study adding evidence that fire fighting carries greater hazards beyond the fires themselves suggests that firefighters face higher-than-average risks of several types of cancer.

2008-05-05 09:00:16

NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In response to the increasing incidence of kidney cancer in the United States,(1) Major League Baseball (MLB) Hall-of-Fame pitcher and advanced kidney cancer survivor, Don Sutton, has teamed up with the Kidney Cancer Association, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and Onyx Pharmaceuticals to launch the Stay In The Game(TM) kidney cancer awareness program.

2008-03-24 16:10:08

Surgeons were able to save part of each kidney in patients with bilateral Wilms tumor, regardless of how the tumors appear on preoperative scans

2008-02-15 04:25:00

A new European study published this week surmises that weight gain increases the risk of developing most types of cancer.

2007-08-16 06:16:45

By Liu, Lina Qian, Junqi; Singh, Harpreet; Meiers, Isabelle; Et al Context.-The separation of chromophobe renal cell carcinoma, oncocytoma, and clear cell renal cell carcinoma using light microscopy remains problematic in some cases.

2006-09-18 14:50:00

Using newly available data on worldwide cancer incidence to map cancer rates in relation to proximity to the equator, researchers have shown a clear association between deficiency in exposure to sunlight and kidney cancer.

2005-12-28 15:20:00

Moderate alcohol intake appears to be associated with a decreased risk of kidney cancer in middle-aged and older women, according to a study conducted in Sweden.

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