Tattooed in Chinese lettering over the former location of Marc Benners right kidney are the words Kidney Cancer Survivoremblems of his year-and-a-half-long journey battling stage 4 renal cell carcinoma.
This paper aims to systematically review the evidence from all available randomised clinical trials of sunitinib and bevacizumab (in combination with interferon- (IFN-)) in the treatment of advanced metastatic RCC.
Scholarships are given based on financial need, leadership, academics and service. To be eligible, students must have had a cancer diagnosis and a GPA of at least 2.5.
In this exclusive podcast with Medpage Today, Nazar M. Tannir, M.D., of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, reviews recent developments in the treatment of kidney cancer.
Great biotechnology stories have three essential ingredientsscience, medicine, and business. Aveo Pharmaceuticals CEO Tuan Ha-Ngoc told me last week that he thinks about these same elements in his quest to build a sustainable company. Few companies ever put together all the pieces, though, and its too early to say if Cambridge, MA-based Aveo is one of them.
On Fathers Day in 2008, Hall was forced to face a bigger issue than school construction or budget cuts. His doctor found a tumor on his left kidney which had to be removed and tested. They found that it was kidney cancer, known as renal cell carcinoma.
Fresh data on renal cell carcinoma are presented in the report 'Advances and controversies in grading and staging of renal cell carcinoma.'
'Smart bomb' curbs metastasis with fewer side effects, study finds.
Immune-suppressing drugs may trigger protein that boosts tumor growth, study finds.