Latest Kidney Cancer News
Finnish study of individuals with type 2 diabetes reveals a 42% and 17% higher incidence of kidney and bladder cancer, respectively, compared with the general population.
In a German study of patients starting first-line systemic therapy for advanced renal cell carcinoma, patients with a low BMI were twice as likely to die as those with a high BMI.
Prospective study at Johns Hopkins shows excellent oncologic outcomes and preserved mental quality of life for all patients regardless of management strategy, with worse renal function after radical nephrectomy.
A "weekday-on and weekend-off regimen" improves relative dose intensity compared with the conventional regimen, a study found.
In a study, the off-clamp approach to partial nephrectomy also was associated with lower risk for acute kidney injury.
Circulating blood biomarkers related to angiogenesis may help clinicians predict who will have a robust response to sunitinib.
Obesity is associated with an increased likelihood of clear cell and possibly chromophobe renal cell carcinoma.
The likelihood of aggressive kidney tumor histology increased along with tumor size, a new study found.
Over a 25-year period, the proportion of patients with high-risk clinical T1 tumors increased by nearly 20% and clinical tumor size decreased from 8.4 to 6.2 cm, an Italian study found.
Robotic PN was associated with significantly lower rates of complications, cancer recurrence, and mortality compared with open and laparoscopic PN.
The association between obesity, age, and renal cell carcinoma prognosis requires additional investigation.
Percutaneous ablation offers cancer-related outcomes similar to those of radical nephrectomy but with a lower likelihood of long-term renal insufficiency and complications.
Increased risk of subsequent diabetes independent of traditional diabetes risk factors.
In 2015, 69% of surgeries for prostate, bladder, and kidney cancer were performed with robotic assistance, a new meta-analysis shows.
New findings from the CARMENA trial contradict previous research showing better survival from cytoreductive nephrectomy followed by targeted therapy.
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