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80% of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say.
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A retrospective study has shown that the procedure is feasible and was performed safely in selected patients with renal tumors.
Estimated 33% of overall risk is genetic; certain types of cancer have additional risk.
Regular use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for 10 years or more increased the risk of dying from renal cell carcinoma nearly 4-fold.
The protective effect was not observed with other anti-diabetic medications.
Patients who underwent upfront cytoreductive nephrectomy lived 6.4 months longer than those treated with upfront targeted therapy, a study found.
The drug nearly doubled the delay in tumor growth compared with everolimus.
Study reveals no significant differences in hospital readmission rates and overall, cancer-specific, and recurrence-free survival rates.
Nivolumab is cleared for treating patients with metastatic RCC whose disease advanced despite prior treatment with anti-angiogenic therapy.
For patients with diabetes, poor glycemic control linked to higher risk of post-operative progression.
Specific alterations seen in type 1 and type 2 carcinomas; type 2 consists of at least 3 subtypes.
Dialysis, organ transplant may increase odds for certain types of cancer.
High-heat cooking methods implicated in new study.
On-treatment neutropenia and hypertension are independently associated with decreased mortality risk.
Researchers report a survival advantage over observation among elderly patients with localized tumors.
Case report describes 84-year-old male patient with myositis after nivolumab treatment.
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