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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.
EPA action boosts grassroots momentum to reduce toxic ‘forever chemicals’

EPA action boosts grassroots momentum to reduce toxic ‘forever chemicals’

Study uncovers how common genetic mutations cause renal cancer

Study uncovers how common genetic mutations cause renal cancer

PFAS exposure harms people's health and undermines America's economy

PFAS exposure harms people's health and undermines America's economy

Moffitt researchers discover kidney cancer-specific splicing variant biomarkers

Moffitt researchers discover kidney cancer-specific splicing variant biomarkers

Treatment resistance for deadly form of kidney cancer linked to low mitochondrial content in the cell

Treatment resistance for deadly form of kidney cancer linked to low mitochondrial content in the cell

Study uncovers novel treatment for chromophobe renal cell carcinoma

Study uncovers novel treatment for chromophobe renal cell carcinoma

Study: Weight-loss surgery reduces cancer incidence and deaths

Study: Weight-loss surgery reduces cancer incidence and deaths

She’s 31, has stage 4 kidney cancer — and talked openly about it in a job interview

She’s 31, has stage 4 kidney cancer — and talked openly about it in a job interview

Recipients for the 2022 NCCN Foundation Young Investigator Awards Program announced

Recipients for the 2022 NCCN Foundation Young Investigator Awards Program announced

New combination immune therapy for cancer is effective and has fewer side effects, study finds

New combination immune therapy for cancer is effective and has fewer side effects, study finds

Researchers illuminate the molecular landscape and clinical features of rare kidney cancer

Researchers illuminate the molecular landscape and clinical features of rare kidney cancer

Using cannabis alongside other drugs may lead to harmful drug-drug interactions

Using cannabis alongside other drugs may lead to harmful drug-drug interactions

RENAL nephrometry score may help predict which patients are suitable for nephron-sparing surgery

RENAL nephrometry score may help predict which patients are suitable for nephron-sparing surgery

SPORE-funded Kidney Cancer Program at UT Southwestern reports wide array of tumor models to date

SPORE-funded Kidney Cancer Program at UT Southwestern reports wide array of tumor models to date

Childhood kidney cancers continue to be diagnosed at later stages in the UK and Ireland

Childhood kidney cancers continue to be diagnosed at later stages in the UK and Ireland

Immune cell patterns can help predict if kidney cancer patients will respond to immunotherapy

Immune cell patterns can help predict if kidney cancer patients will respond to immunotherapy

Targeted drug shows promising activity in kidney cancer patients with brain metastases

Targeted drug shows promising activity in kidney cancer patients with brain metastases

Kidney cancer study provides new insights into tumor invasion and metastatic competence

Kidney cancer study provides new insights into tumor invasion and metastatic competence

Underexpression of specific metabolic enzyme is a common feature in kidney cancer, study shows

Underexpression of specific metabolic enzyme is a common feature in kidney cancer, study shows

Researchers explore the impact of venous thromboembolism during surgery for renal cell carcinoma

Researchers explore the impact of venous thromboembolism during surgery for renal cell carcinoma