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Lymph node dissection did not influence overall survival even among patients with clinically positive nodal disease.
Avelumab plus axitinib is associated with longer progression-free survival compared with sunitinib as first-line therapy in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma.
Local control, cancer-specific survival at 2 years similar for patients with solitary, bilateral kidneys
At the time of diagnosis of renal cell carcinoma, blacks had 33% lower odds of regional disease compared with whites, a new study found.
Long-term oncologic outcomes of patients with sporadic RCC who underwent robotic tumor enucleation suggest the procedure is safe.
Australian study shows that end-stage renal disease develops in 1.7% of patients with 3 years of undergoing nephrectomy for kidney cancer.
Study of patients with clinical T1a renal cell carcinoma shows that those who undergo renal mass biopsy have only a 1.2% rate of upstaging to pT3a perinephric fat involvement.
Propensity score-matched analysis shows that radical and partial nephrectomy for cT1 renal cell carcinoma are associated with similar cancer-specific and all-cause mortality, a study found.
Older age, male sex, and higher T stage are associated with an increased risk of having bone metastases at initial diagnosis of renal cell carcinoma, study finds.
Partial vs radical nephrectomy is associated with an overall survival advantage among patients with RCC tumors 4 cm or smaller and many patients with larger tumors.
A neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio below 4 is associated with significantly longer survival among patients with non-poor-risk metastatic renal cell carcinoma.
Finnish study of individuals with type 2 diabetes reveals a 17% and 42% higher incidence of bladder and kidney cancer, respectively, compared with the general population.
In a German study of patients starting first-line systemic therapy for advanced renal cell carcinoma, patients with a low BMI were twice as likely to die as those with a high BMI.
Prospective study at Johns Hopkins shows excellent oncologic outcomes and preserved mental quality of life for all patients regardless of management strategy, with worse renal function after radical nephrectomy.
A "weekday-on and weekend-off regimen" improves relative dose intensity compared with the conventional regimen, a study found.
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