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80% of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say.
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The model incorporates 2 newly identified independent mortality risk factors in patients requiring second-line targeted therapy.
Active surveillance equal to partial nephrectomy for renal function preservation.
In separate studies, nivolumab prolonged overall survival and cabozantinib improved progression-free survival compared with everolimus.
Trend mirrors move to targeted therapy era.
Higher risk for clear cell, papillary renal cell carcinoma, but not chromophobe histology.
Increased risk for treatment-related subsequent neoplasms even beyond age 40 years.
Quality of life can be improved without adversely affecting outcomes.
New data suggest a prognosis role for the neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio.
Completely intracorporeal robotic level III inferior vena cava tumor thrombectomy viable.
Older adults react differently to treatment, oncology group notes.
Almost 1 in 3 not told cancer treatment might affect future fertility.
No improvement in quality of life, even for patients with good baseline performance status.
Radical and partial nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma are associated with a similar risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), according to research.
High dietary intake of this antioxidant decreased the risk of renal cell carcinoma, according to a recent meta-analysis.
In a study, the treatment was associated with a 53% decreased risk of death from kidney cancer compared with expectant management.
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- Peritoneal Dialysis
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