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2012-11-13 12:03:33

Among patients with the most common form of kidney cancer, whites consistently have a survival advantage over blacks, regardless of patient and tumor characteristics or surgical treatment. That is the conclusion of a new study published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. The study's results suggest that additional efforts are needed to prolong the survival of all patients with kidney cancer. Since the mid-1990s, black Americans have had a higher...

2012-08-01 10:42:19

A potentially powerful new approach to treating two lethal metastatic cancers – triple negative breast cancer and clear cell renal cell carcinoma, the most common form of kidney cancer – has been discovered by researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida. In the online issue of Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, they report that two drugs, romidepsin and decitabine, work cooperatively to activate a potent tumor suppressor gene that is silenced in these cancers. Once the gene, secreted...


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