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.
In a small study, researchers observed a decrease in tumor burden and extended duration of therapy.
Study of US veterans reveals, however, that the procedure is being used less in subgroups who might benefit the most.
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.
Findings in patients treated for T1a renal cell carcinoma followed with X-ray surveillance.
Patients whose surgical wait time was 3 months or more versus less than 3 months had 10-fold increased odds of having a smaller tumor.
Disseminated cancer at the time of radical nephrectomy is associated with 2-fold increased odds of major perioperative complications.
Most patients discharged home within first 6 hours after surgery; none readmitted.
The drug significantly improves overall and progression-free survival compared with everolimus, researchers report.
The optimal tumor shrinkage threshold for predicting overall and progression-free survival is 10%, researchers concluded.
Four key lifestyle factors include weight, exercise, no smoking, and limiting alcohol.
Findings for self-reported leisure-time physical activity of moderate to vigorous intensity.
The risk is most elevated among individuals aged 44 years or younger.
About 25% of patients who present with metastatic renal cancer will undergo nephrectomy after diagnosis.
Among patients treated with targeted therapy, overall survival was 17.1 months for CN recipients vs 7.7 months for those without CN.
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