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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.
International committee finds slimmer individuals less likely to develop variety of malignancies.
Robotic surgery may offer some benefits, such as shorter hospital stay and less blood loss.
Mean exposure of 18.80 mg/m3 per year was associated with a significant 11% increased risk among white men.
Some metastatic RCC patients may safely undergo surveillance prior to starting systematic therapy.
Research results provide potential new targets for combination therapy regimens.
Study finds no increased risk of overall complications in patients undergoing robotic partial nephrectomy.
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