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Kidney cancer is usually defined is a cancer that originates in the kidney. The two most common types of kidney cancer, reflecting their location within the kidney, are renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and urothelial cell carcinoma (UCC) of the renal pelvis.
Study finds steady decline in severe health problems for childhood cancer survivors

Study finds steady decline in severe health problems for childhood cancer survivors

Rice University scientists develop and evaluate analogs of potent cancer fighters

Rice University scientists develop and evaluate analogs of potent cancer fighters

Researchers develop new mouse model that could lead to better treatment of kidney cancer

Researchers develop new mouse model that could lead to better treatment of kidney cancer

Rush clinical trial offers new immunotherapy combination to patients fighting kidney cancer

Rush clinical trial offers new immunotherapy combination to patients fighting kidney cancer

New clinical trial offers hope for patients with hard-to-treat cancer caused by asbestos

New clinical trial offers hope for patients with hard-to-treat cancer caused by asbestos

UC researchers find stem cell vaccine to enhance immune responses against tumors in animal models

UC researchers find stem cell vaccine to enhance immune responses against tumors in animal models

Stereotactic radiation provides effective, noninvasive treatment option for kidney cancer patients

Stereotactic radiation provides effective, noninvasive treatment option for kidney cancer patients

Mayo Clinic study shows surgery could more than double life expectancy for kidney cancer patients

Mayo Clinic study shows surgery could more than double life expectancy for kidney cancer patients

Doctors perform first-ever robotic, minimally-invasive surgical removal of stage IV tumor thrombus

Doctors perform first-ever robotic, minimally-invasive surgical removal of stage IV tumor thrombus

Scientists develop method to track perfluorinated chemicals in the body

Scientists develop method to track perfluorinated chemicals in the body

Drug could activate innate anti-tumor immunity to eradicate aggressive prostate cancer in mice

Drug could activate innate anti-tumor immunity to eradicate aggressive prostate cancer in mice

Primary lung cancer tumor may go undiagnosed in some kidney cancer patients

Primary lung cancer tumor may go undiagnosed in some kidney cancer patients

Array of nanoscale sensors can sniff and diagnose several types of diseases

Array of nanoscale sensors can sniff and diagnose several types of diseases

Blocking key nutrient uptake may be effective way of treating triple negative breast cancer

Blocking key nutrient uptake may be effective way of treating triple negative breast cancer

Experimental drug outperforms standard first-line therapy for advanced kidney cancer patients

Experimental drug outperforms standard first-line therapy for advanced kidney cancer patients

Researchers to explore potential roles of tumor-suppressor gene in kidney cancer

Researchers to explore potential roles of tumor-suppressor gene in kidney cancer

Recycling existing drugs may help fight several types of cancer

Recycling existing drugs may help fight several types of cancer

Overweight kidney cancer patients live longer than normal-weight counterparts, study shows

Overweight kidney cancer patients live longer than normal-weight counterparts, study shows

HIF-2 inhibitors could be promising target to combat kidney cancer

HIF-2 inhibitors could be promising target to combat kidney cancer

New disease gene linked to shortened telomeres appears to raise risk of pulmonary fibrosis-emphysema

New disease gene linked to shortened telomeres appears to raise risk of pulmonary fibrosis-emphysema