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Findings among patients on chronic antiplatelet therapy for cardioprotection.
Positive surgical margins are associated with a significant 34% increased risk of all-cause mortality.
Elevated neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio is associated with larger tumors and greater nuclear grade.
Nephron-sparing surgery decreased the risk of end-stage renal disease by 60% in select patients.
Proteinuria is a predictor for renal functional decline in patients with kidney cancer.
Image-guided testing of tissue from the renal mass may lead to improved treatments, researchers say.
Racial difference found among patients undergoing robotic partial nephrectomy for renal tumors.
Between renal mass biopsy, surgical pathology, rate of accuracy in identifying malignancies 97.1%.
In contrast, type 2 diabetes is associated with increased risks of bladder, kidney, liver, and other malignancies.
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.
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