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A group led by nurse researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston has developed a survey to evaluate treatment, side effects and quality of life of kidney cancer patients. A main goal of the survey is to gather side effect information to determine the best methods for managing these symptoms. The survey should take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete.
Advanced renal cell carcinoma, a rare but serious type of kidney cancer, is among the most treatment-resistant tumors. Nearly 58,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with kidney cancer this year and nearly 13,000 people will die from the disease.
Eating red meat may increase a person's risk of developing the most common type of kidney cancer, while eating vegetables may provide a protective effect, new research in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association shows.
"It was horrible," she said, and Rackley has had to endure other tragedies, such as her husband's death from lung cancer and her father's death from kidney cancer.
A new invisibility cloak for sound could help doctors find tiny tumors or hide submarines from enemy sonar.
They are also around 70 percent more likely to die from cancers that affect both men and women, such as stomach, liver and kidney cancer.
New medical technologies are often argued to be a leading force behind the growth in health care spending. In order to manage the costs imposed by such technologies and to prioritize health care dollars, both public and private payers have increasingly relied on combined measures of the benefits and costs of new technologies.
List filtered for abstracts pertaining to renal cell carcinoma. The Kidney Cancer Association collaborates with the ASCO Cancer Research Foundation in funding the work of Young Investigators.
Medical liability reform has garnered relatively little attention in the past two congressional sessions in striking contrast to its prominence in previous federal health policy debates. The ebbing of the recent malpractice insurance "crisis" may have undercut momentum for liability reform, but a more important explanation relates to the politics of the issue.
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