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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.
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

Scientists discover how B-cells in tumor cells promote a favorable immunotherapy response

Scientists discover how B-cells in tumor cells promote a favorable immunotherapy response

Study sheds light on the role of B cells in cancer immunotherapy

Study sheds light on the role of B cells in cancer immunotherapy

Recommended amounts of physical activity associated with reduced risk for seven cancers

Recommended amounts of physical activity associated with reduced risk for seven cancers

p53 may play a more important role in kidney cancer than previously thought

p53 may play a more important role in kidney cancer than previously thought

Jefferson researcher probes kidney cancer's genes for interactions with p53 pathway

Jefferson researcher probes kidney cancer's genes for interactions with p53 pathway

Scientists create new classification system for tumors

Scientists create new classification system for tumors

Study opens up new treatment possibilities for Wilms' tumor

Study opens up new treatment possibilities for Wilms' tumor

Experimental drug better for repeat kidney cancer patients than FDA-approved equivalent

Experimental drug better for repeat kidney cancer patients than FDA-approved equivalent

Simple urine test at home could revolutionize diagnosis of prostate cancer

Simple urine test at home could revolutionize diagnosis of prostate cancer