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In a study, the off-clamp approach to partial nephrectomy also was associated with lower risk for acute kidney injury.
Circulating blood biomarkers related to angiogenesis may help clinicians predict who will have a robust response to sunitinib.
Obesity is associated with an increased likelihood of clear cell and possibly chromophobe renal cell carcinoma.
The likelihood of aggressive kidney tumor histology increased along with tumor size, a new study found.
Over a 25-year period, the proportion of patients with high-risk clinical T1 tumors increased by nearly 20% and clinical tumor size decreased from 8.4 to 6.2 cm, an Italian study found.
Robotic PN was associated with significantly lower rates of complications, cancer recurrence, and mortality compared with open and laparoscopic PN.
The association between obesity, age, and renal cell carcinoma prognosis requires additional investigation.
Percutaneous ablation offers cancer-related outcomes similar to those of radical nephrectomy but with a lower likelihood of long-term renal insufficiency and complications.
Increased risk of subsequent diabetes independent of traditional diabetes risk factors.
In 2015, 69% of surgeries for prostate, bladder, and kidney cancer were performed with robotic assistance, a new meta-analysis shows.
New findings from the CARMENA trial contradict previous research showing better survival from cytoreductive nephrectomy followed by targeted therapy.
Patients in the highest quintile of urinary albumin excretion had a 4.5-fold increased risk of urothelial cell carcinoma vs those in quintiles 1-3.
Race, procedure and insurance type, sex, surgeon volume, and hospital size influence the risk of readmission among patients undergoing radical nephrectomy, study finds.
In a study of mRCC patients who received targeted therapy (TT) following cytoreductive nephrectomy, mortality risk did not differ significantly between delayed and early TT.
Black patients tended to have lower incomes, less education, longer delays to treatment, greater comorbidity burden.
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