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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.
Immunotherapy combination increases overall survival in people with kidney cancer, study shows

Immunotherapy combination increases overall survival in people with kidney cancer, study shows

Study reports longer survival for obese men with metastatic melanoma

Study reports longer survival for obese men with metastatic melanoma

Study lays groundwork for using PD-1 inhibitors against aggressive form of pediatric brain cancer

Study lays groundwork for using PD-1 inhibitors against aggressive form of pediatric brain cancer

Researchers discover genetic mechanism for resistance to immunotherapy drugs

Researchers discover genetic mechanism for resistance to immunotherapy drugs

New MRI technology can reduce need for tumor biopsies

New MRI technology can reduce need for tumor biopsies

Second edition of Open Accelerator program unveils winning Life Science start-ups

Second edition of Open Accelerator program unveils winning Life Science start-ups

Novel drug shows promise in treating metastatic kidney cancer

Novel drug shows promise in treating metastatic kidney cancer

Researchers question exclusion of people with prior cancer history from clinical trials

Researchers question exclusion of people with prior cancer history from clinical trials

FDA approves first adjuvant treatment to reduce risk of kidney cancer recurrence

FDA approves first adjuvant treatment to reduce risk of kidney cancer recurrence

Research identifies molecular mechanism that causes kidney cancer to resist drug treatment

Research identifies molecular mechanism that causes kidney cancer to resist drug treatment

Researchers provide evidence of increase in cancer decades after arsenic exposure ends

Researchers provide evidence of increase in cancer decades after arsenic exposure ends

New study describes unique role of androgens in kidney cancer

New study describes unique role of androgens in kidney cancer

Combination immunotherapy shows better overall survival in kidney cancer patients

Combination immunotherapy shows better overall survival in kidney cancer patients

Multigene panel test could be useful to detect patients with hereditary kidney cancer syndrome

Multigene panel test could be useful to detect patients with hereditary kidney cancer syndrome

Penn researcher wins National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award

Penn researcher wins National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award

Review of kidney cancer incidence in California signals end of a trend

Review of kidney cancer incidence in California signals end of a trend

Researchers identify new factors that may affect brain tumor cells' ability to resist treatment

Researchers identify new factors that may affect brain tumor cells' ability to resist treatment

Better analysis of kidney tumor samples

Better analysis of kidney tumor samples

Combination therapy shows efficacy, safety in treating metastatic renal cell cancer

Combination therapy shows efficacy, safety in treating metastatic renal cell cancer

Diagnosing prostate cancer through a £225 urine test

Diagnosing prostate cancer through a £225 urine test