Renal Cell Carcinoma

Renal cell carcinoma (RCC, also known as hypernephroma) is a kidney cancer that originates in the lining of the proximal convoluted tubule, the very small tubes in the kidney that filter the blood and remove waste products.
What is Renal Cell Carcinoma?

Renal cell carcinoma, also called hypernephroma, is a cancer of the kidneys that forms in the proximal convoluted tubule. In the UK, it is the eighth most common cancer among adults, affecting 9,300 people every year.

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Hyperprogression to immune blockade followed by a response with cabozantinib in metastatic RCC

Hyperprogression to immune blockade followed by a response with cabozantinib in metastatic RCC

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

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

Newer treatment approaches may reduce risk of therapy-related hematologic cancers

Newer treatment approaches may reduce risk of therapy-related hematologic cancers

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

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

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

Where cancers spread can give specific insights on disease traits

Where cancers spread can give specific insights on disease traits

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

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

B cell count tells how certain cancers will respond to immunotherapy

B cell count tells how certain cancers will respond to immunotherapy

Discovery of novel mechanism by which certain breast cancers can metastasize

Discovery of novel mechanism by which certain breast cancers can metastasize

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

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

Apoptosis protein API-5 more markedly expressed in chemoresistant triple-negative breast cancer

Apoptosis protein API-5 more markedly expressed in chemoresistant triple-negative breast cancer

Clinical analysis reveals high expression of apoptosis protein in chemoresistant TNBC

Clinical analysis reveals high expression of apoptosis protein in chemoresistant TNBC

Researchers identify new kidney cancer subtypes and clues to better diagnosis, treatment

Researchers identify new kidney cancer subtypes and clues to better diagnosis, treatment

Targeted therapies benefit many elderly patients with metastatic kidney cancer

Targeted therapies benefit many elderly patients with metastatic kidney cancer

Heavier and taller children have high risk of developing renal cell carcinoma as adults

Heavier and taller children have high risk of developing renal cell carcinoma as adults