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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.
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

New MOGONET outperforms existing supervised multi-omics integrative analysis approaches

New MOGONET outperforms existing supervised multi-omics integrative analysis approaches

First-in-kind kidney cancer drug developed at UTSW receives FDA approval

First-in-kind kidney cancer drug developed at UTSW receives FDA approval

Cancer linked with increased risk of kidney failure

Cancer linked with increased risk of kidney failure

MRI screening and targeted biopsies could reduce overdiagnoses of prostate cancer

MRI screening and targeted biopsies could reduce overdiagnoses of prostate cancer

Clinical trial demonstrates safety of new approach to treat invasive kidney cancer

Clinical trial demonstrates safety of new approach to treat invasive kidney cancer

New microscopy technique reveals the cellular make-up of Wilm's tumors

New microscopy technique reveals the cellular make-up of Wilm's tumors

Study: A subset of patients with localized prostate cancer may benefit from immunotherapies

Study: A subset of patients with localized prostate cancer may benefit from immunotherapies

Researchers identify the origins of seven types of kidney cancer

Researchers identify the origins of seven types of kidney cancer

Study finds ‘widespread’ use of toxic chemicals in a range of cosmetics

Study finds ‘widespread’ use of toxic chemicals in a range of cosmetics