Scientists have laid the foundation of completely understanding the intricacies of distinct kidney cancer subtypes, which could lead to better treatments for the disease.
It was found that eating the most red meat was linked with papillary cancers, but not clear-cell kidney cancers.
The book won the 2010 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, which included getting published by Viking Books and a hefty advance. The book was released this summer.
The study notes that the list of cancers considered as being related to bodyweight in this study is conservative, so the actual number of cancers due to this factor may be higher.
Painful rashes and other skin-related side effects of newer targeted cancer drugs may jack up treatment costs, suggests a new study.
For most patients with kidney tumors, the protocol was, remove the whole kidney.
Watch this short video to learn why patients and oncologists feel the website Cancer.Net (www.cancer.net) is an important educational resource for people with cancer to learn more about their diagnosis, treatment options, survivorship, and coping strategies.
Dr. Rini is a member of the Kidney Cancer Association's Medical & Scientific Steering Committee
Season's greetings from your friends at the Kidney Cancer Association
Roxanne Payne, FNP, AOCNP