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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.
Review of kidney cancer incidence in California signals end of a trend

Review of kidney cancer incidence in California signals end of a trend

Researchers identify new factors that may affect brain tumor cells' ability to resist treatment

Researchers identify new factors that may affect brain tumor cells' ability to resist treatment

Better analysis of kidney tumor samples

Better analysis of kidney tumor samples

Combination therapy shows efficacy, safety in treating metastatic renal cell cancer

Combination therapy shows efficacy, safety in treating metastatic renal cell cancer

Diagnosing prostate cancer through a £225 urine test

Diagnosing prostate cancer through a £225 urine test

Latinos left out of clinical trials … and possible cures

Latinos left out of clinical trials … and possible cures

Combination therapy may lead to new standard of care for kidney cancer patients

Combination therapy may lead to new standard of care for kidney cancer patients

Experimental drug benefits some patients with advanced kidney cancer

Experimental drug benefits some patients with advanced kidney cancer

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

Study establishes link between sedentary lifestyle and kidney, bladder cancer risk

Study establishes link between sedentary lifestyle and kidney, bladder cancer risk

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