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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 increase in lifestyle-related cancers over the past decade

Study finds increase in lifestyle-related cancers over the past decade

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

UT Southwestern-led researchers find new way to determine prognosis of invasive kidney cancer

UT Southwestern-led researchers find new way to determine prognosis of invasive kidney cancer

Pfizer settles kickback case related to copay assistance for $24m

Pfizer settles kickback case related to copay assistance for $24m

Analysis of lymph node dissection shows no overall survival benefit in renal carcinoma patients

Analysis of lymph node dissection shows no overall survival benefit in renal carcinoma patients

Scientists develop integrated system for early diagnosis of diseases using wearable monitors

Scientists develop integrated system for early diagnosis of diseases using wearable monitors

Depleted metabolic enzymes contribute to tumor growth in renal cancer

Depleted metabolic enzymes contribute to tumor growth in renal cancer

Cancer Center at BIDMC announces launch of new Immunotherapy Institute

Cancer Center at BIDMC announces launch of new Immunotherapy Institute

Non-aspirin NSAID use linked to shorter survival in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma

Non-aspirin NSAID use linked to shorter survival in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma

Researchers recommend anti-cancer immunotherapies for treatment of thyroid cancer

Researchers recommend anti-cancer immunotherapies for treatment of thyroid cancer

Innovative device shows promise in capturing and releasing circulating tumor cells

Innovative device shows promise in capturing and releasing circulating tumor cells

FDA approves combination immunotherapy for treatment of kidney cancer

FDA approves combination immunotherapy for treatment of kidney cancer

Study finds link between industry payments and prescription practices for two cancer types

Study finds link between industry payments and prescription practices for two cancer types

Visceral fat linked to shorter survival for women with kidney cancer

Visceral fat linked to shorter survival for women with kidney cancer

Immunotherapy combination increases overall survival in people with kidney cancer, study shows

Immunotherapy combination increases overall survival in people with kidney cancer, study shows

Study reports longer survival for obese men with metastatic melanoma

Study reports longer survival for obese men with metastatic melanoma

Study lays groundwork for using PD-1 inhibitors against aggressive form of pediatric brain cancer

Study lays groundwork for using PD-1 inhibitors against aggressive form of pediatric brain cancer

Researchers discover genetic mechanism for resistance to immunotherapy drugs

Researchers discover genetic mechanism for resistance to immunotherapy drugs

New MRI technology can reduce need for tumor biopsies

New MRI technology can reduce need for tumor biopsies

Second edition of Open Accelerator program unveils winning Life Science start-ups

Second edition of Open Accelerator program unveils winning Life Science start-ups