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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.
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

Watch-and-wait approach may prove successful in subset of adults with advanced kidney cancer

Watch-and-wait approach may prove successful in subset of adults with advanced kidney cancer

Cytoreductive nephrectomy can extend survival of metastatic kidney cancer patients

Cytoreductive nephrectomy can extend survival of metastatic kidney cancer patients

Cabozantinib extends advanced RCC overall survival

Cabozantinib extends advanced RCC overall survival

Nivolumab drug benefits metastatic RCC patients who continued treatment beyond progression

Nivolumab drug benefits metastatic RCC patients who continued treatment beyond progression

Nivolumab drug shows better response rate in metastatic bladder cancer patients

Nivolumab drug shows better response rate in metastatic bladder cancer patients

Advanced cancer patients lack palliative, hospice care

Advanced cancer patients lack palliative, hospice care

Ongoing treatment with nivolumab shows benefit in advanced kidney cancer patients

Ongoing treatment with nivolumab shows benefit in advanced kidney cancer patients

Studies explore possible link between pediatric cancer and light therapy for newborn jaundice

Studies explore possible link between pediatric cancer and light therapy for newborn jaundice

FDA approves additional indication for Eisai's anticancer agent Lenvima in combo with Everolimus for advanced renal cell carcinoma

FDA approves additional indication for Eisai's anticancer agent Lenvima in combo with Everolimus for advanced renal cell carcinoma

Long-term use of herbal remedies may not guarantee safety

Long-term use of herbal remedies may not guarantee safety

Fish oil supplements combined with anti-cancer therapy can reduce renal cell carcinoma

Fish oil supplements combined with anti-cancer therapy can reduce renal cell carcinoma

Adding CYP24A1 inhibitors may improve antitumor activity of vitamin D

Adding CYP24A1 inhibitors may improve antitumor activity of vitamin D