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Cryoablation Safe, Efficacious for Small Renal Tumors

Image-guided percutaneous cryoablation is a safe and efficacious treatment for selected small renal cell carcinoma (RRC) tumors, new findings published in the American Journal of Roentgenology confirm. Joint first authors Emma Lim, MBChB, and Shankar Kumar, MBBS, senior author and attending interventional radiologist Miles Walkden, FRCR, and others at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation…

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Age, Gender Do Not Affect Overall Survival in mRCC Patients Receiving Targeted Therapies

Age and gender do not impact overall survival (OS) among patients who receive targeted therapy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC), according to a new study. Younger patients, however, have shorter progression-free survival (PFS), and elderly patients experience more adverse events, investigators reported in a paper published online in Clinical Genitourinary Cancer. “These findings are…

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