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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.
Simple blood test found to accurately diagnose and classify brain tumors

Simple blood test found to accurately diagnose and classify brain tumors

Nox4 protein can be used as a marker to predict untreatable kidney cancer

Nox4 protein can be used as a marker to predict untreatable kidney cancer

Scientists identify factors influencing outcomes in kidney cancer patients treated with immunotherapy

Scientists identify factors influencing outcomes in kidney cancer patients treated with immunotherapy

Clinical study shows promising results for treatment of VHL disease-associated renal tumors

Clinical study shows promising results for treatment of VHL disease-associated renal tumors

Study reveals the effect of ancestry on molecular makeup of cancer

Study reveals the effect of ancestry on molecular makeup of cancer

Machine learning helps researchers to distinguish a rare subtype of kidney cancer

Machine learning helps researchers to distinguish a rare subtype of kidney cancer

A 'toolbox' for biomarker discovery of urological cancers

A 'toolbox' for biomarker discovery of urological cancers

Where cancers spread can give specific insights on disease traits

Where cancers spread can give specific insights on disease traits

'Smart toilet' looks for signs of disease

'Smart toilet' looks for signs of disease

Research could open up new therapeutic strategies for some lung and kidney cancers

Research could open up new therapeutic strategies for some lung and kidney cancers

Weakness in lung and kidney cancer cells could serve as therapeutic target

Weakness in lung and kidney cancer cells could serve as therapeutic target

'Natural killer' cells could help stop progression of Parkinson's disease

'Natural killer' cells could help stop progression of Parkinson's disease

Study: Five-year survival rate for adolescents and young adults with cancer has improved

Study: Five-year survival rate for adolescents and young adults with cancer has improved

Study finds improvements in survival rates for all cancers in young adults

Study finds improvements in survival rates for all cancers in young adults

UT Dallas scientists awarded CPRIT grants for lung, kidney cancer research

UT Dallas scientists awarded CPRIT grants for lung, kidney cancer research

Researchers map the cellular diversity of entire salivary gland tumors

Researchers map the cellular diversity of entire salivary gland tumors

Study exposes the Achilles' heel of deadly ccRCC tumors

Study exposes the Achilles' heel of deadly ccRCC tumors

Scientists find a way to block the growth of kidney cancer

Scientists find a way to block the growth of kidney cancer

Scientists report promising activity of novel targeted drug in patients with advanced kidney cancer

Scientists report promising activity of novel targeted drug in patients with advanced kidney cancer

UT Southwestern study identifies new vulnerability in kidney tumors

UT Southwestern study identifies new vulnerability in kidney tumors