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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.
NCCN updates Clinical Practice Guidelines to include new recommendations for CABOMETYX tablets

NCCN updates Clinical Practice Guidelines to include new recommendations for CABOMETYX tablets

Novel approach reveals metabolic vulnerabilities in kidney cancer

Novel approach reveals metabolic vulnerabilities in kidney cancer

New approach to assess kidney tumors could prevent patients from undergoing unnecessary surgery

New approach to assess kidney tumors could prevent patients from undergoing unnecessary surgery

A late-life surprise: Taking care of frail, aging parents

A late-life surprise: Taking care of frail, aging parents

Biomarker predicts kidney cancer risk years before diagnosis

Biomarker predicts kidney cancer risk years before diagnosis

Blood biomarker could help predict kidney cancer up to five years prior to diagnosis

Blood biomarker could help predict kidney cancer up to five years prior to diagnosis

Scientists discover biomarker for kidney cancer

Scientists discover biomarker for kidney cancer

New marker in the blood could help predict person's risk of developing kidney cancer

New marker in the blood could help predict person's risk of developing kidney cancer

Novel blood-based marker may help predict kidney cancer years before clinical diagnosis

Novel blood-based marker may help predict kidney cancer years before clinical diagnosis

Researchers uncover new mechanisms underlying common kidney cancer in children

Researchers uncover new mechanisms underlying common kidney cancer in children

ZHX2 protein could offer a new treatment strategy for kidney cancer

ZHX2 protein could offer a new treatment strategy for kidney cancer

Robotic partial nephrectomy offers better outcomes for patients with early kidney cancer

Robotic partial nephrectomy offers better outcomes for patients with early kidney cancer

Study finds increase in lifestyle-related cancers over the past decade

Study finds increase in lifestyle-related cancers over the past decade

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

UT Southwestern-led researchers find new way to determine prognosis of invasive kidney cancer

UT Southwestern-led researchers find new way to determine prognosis of invasive kidney cancer

Pfizer settles kickback case related to copay assistance for $24m

Pfizer settles kickback case related to copay assistance for $24m

Analysis of lymph node dissection shows no overall survival benefit in renal carcinoma patients

Analysis of lymph node dissection shows no overall survival benefit in renal carcinoma patients

Scientists develop integrated system for early diagnosis of diseases using wearable monitors

Scientists develop integrated system for early diagnosis of diseases using wearable monitors

Depleted metabolic enzymes contribute to tumor growth in renal cancer

Depleted metabolic enzymes contribute to tumor growth in renal cancer

Cancer Center at BIDMC announces launch of new Immunotherapy Institute

Cancer Center at BIDMC announces launch of new Immunotherapy Institute