The standard of care for small renal masses has shifted from radical nephrectomy to a strategy to preserve the volume of working kidney as well as the quality of life of the patient. Depending on the size of the tumor and the tissue type (as determined by biopsy), small masses might be watched, or a partial nephrectomy performed to remove the tumor and save as much kidney as possible.
Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Honors Researchers for Work in Measuring and Improving the Quality of Cancer Care
Merck is testing ridaforolimus in other cancer types including kidney cancer.
What is the IKCS and why should it matter to patients living with kidney cancer?
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AVEO Oncology, a Cambridge-based cancer therapeutics company, and its Japanese partner Astellas Pharma Inc. said Wednesday that federal regulators have agreed to review its drug candidate for kidney cancer.
Scientists have been trying to figure out how different people have kidney tumours with the same histology, or shape, although the genetic changes can vary among individual tumours.
Doctors 'are withholding treatment from dying cancer patients because they think it is futile to continue'
α-Enolase for postoperative follow up, and galectin-1 and galectin-3 for primary detection
Targeted therapy has become both the centerpiece of the current era in cancer therapeutics and the foundation of the field's hope for future progress. Although the initial successes of targeted therapies occurred in hematologic malignancies, recent years have seen a string of promising results in a number of solid tumors.
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