An area child battling cancer has more to smile about as she completes her latest course of treatment.
Rosetta Genomics Ltd. (ROSG), a leading developer and provider of microRNA-based molecular diagnostic tests, today announced the commercial launch of miRview® kidney, the Company's advanced microRNA assay that uses microRNA expression to classify the four most common kidney tumors: Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC), Papillary RCC, Chromophobe RCC and Oncocytoma. miRview® kidney will be marketed in the U.S. by Rosetta Genomics' oncology sales team beginning this month.
There is a strong link between periodontal disease and kidney cancer, a recent research report in the prestigious journal, Lancet Oncology, confirmed that gum disease increases the risk of kidney cancer by around 50%.
The results of the new study, based on population samples from throughout the U.S., will be presented this week at the American Urological Associations Annual Meeting in Atlanta.
An increasingly common and safer type of surgery for kidney cancer is not as likely to be used for older, sicker and poorer patients who are uninsured or rely on Medicare or Medicaid for their health care, according to a new study by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.
Data from Kidney Cancer Portfolio Further Demonstrate Efficacy and Safety Across Multiple Lines of Therapy.
Sunitinib is a multi-targeted tyrosine kinase inhibitor that is effective for advanced renal cell carcinoma. However, sunitinib often causes hypothyroidism. In this study, we report eight cases with thyroid dysfunction that occurred during sunitinib treatment for advanced renal cell carcinoma.
Survival rates have risen dramatically for many types of cancer but have hardly improved for others, BBC News reported.
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Antineoplastons are naturally-occurring substances that may also be made in the laboratory. Antineoplastons may inhibit the growth of cancer cells.