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In a study, only 3 of 108 patients experienced complications, all of which were minor and required no hospitalization or further intervention.
In 2013, nearly one third of all minimally invasive radical nephrectomies were performed with robotic assistance.
Partial and radical nephrectomy were associated with similar cancer-specific and overall survival in elderly patients.
In the 15 patients in the study, the dual treatment controlled tumors in 93% of the patients, who had either clear cell or papillary renal cell cancer.
Cancer patients diagnosed in their teens had a more than 4-fold higher risk of death from cardiac disease than patients who didn't have cancer.
Robotic partial nephrectomy confers a superior morbidity profile compared to laparoscopic partial nephrectomy.
Among patients with clear-cell renal-cell carcinoma at high risk for tumor recurrence, the duration of disease-free survival was significantly longer in the sunitinib group.
Prediagnosis obesity is a risk factor for overall and individual secondary primary cancers.
Use of the drug is associated with significantly longer progression-free survival compared with suninitib in treatment-naïve patients.
Study of US veterans reveals, however, that the procedure is being used less in subgroups who might benefit the most.
In a small study, researchers observed a decrease in tumor burden and extended duration of therapy.
Immunotherapy treatments for patients with bladder cancer, head and neck cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma, and kidney cancer, is useful against malignancy, according to Cancer Progress Report.
The recurrence group had significantly larger tumors than the no-recurrence group.
Open partial nephrectomy had a significantly higher rate of complications.
Paradoxical association could be related to an altered fatty acid pathway.
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