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At 5 years, 59.3% of patients treated with sunitinib were free from recurrence versus 51.3% who received placebo.
Robotic-assisted radical nephrectomy (RN) is associated with higher hospital costs and prolonged operating time compared with laparoscopic RN.
Perioperative blood transfusion is associated with increased risks of tumor recurrence, metastatic progression, and cancer-related mortality.
40% of cancer diagnoses tied to extra weight; rate higher in older individuals, females.
Patients with papillary versus clear cell renal cell carcinoma have a 24% decreased risk of dying from their cancer.
In a study, partial nephrectomy was associated with a 66% lower risk for stage 4 or higher CKD versus radical nephrectomy.
The researchers found that 2.9% of the 347 patients treated with anti-PD-1 monoclonal antibodies developed subacute onset of neurological complications.
Mvasi, which is approved to treat colorectal, lung, brain, kidney, and cervical cancer, was found to be biosimilar to the drug Avastin.
Checkpoint inhibitor combination of nivolumab plus ipilimumab improved progression-free and overall survival compared with sunitinib.
Cabozantinib reduced the risk of disease progression or death compared with sunitinib among patients with previously untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma.
Rises and decreases in neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio at 6 weeks after treatment with anti-PD-1/PD-L1 immune checkpoint blockade is associated with progression-free and overall survival.
The increased risk for obesity-related cancer was seen among women who were normal weight at enrollment.
Participant age and comorbidity burden appeared to be consistent determinants of use of services, although hospital-level variation was also noted.
The most commonly altered genes were folliculin and fumarate hydratase in 1.8% and 1.3%, respectively.
Patients who have a complete response to 2 or more years of anti-VEGF treatment have the best progression-free and overall survival.
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