Kidney cancer

Common Name(s)

Kidney cancer, Cancer, Kidney, Kidney Cancer and Cancer, Kidney, Renal cancer

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Kidney cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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International WAGR Syndrome Association

Our mission is to promote international knowledge and awareness of WAGR syndrome and its complications and treatments, to stimulate research and to reach out to those affected by WAGR syndrome in an effort to improve their lives.

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Kidney Cancer Association

The Kidney Cancer Association strives to eliminate death and suffering from renal cancers.

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Stupid Cancer

Founded by and for young adult survivors, the I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation (i[2]y), is the nation's leading grassroots advocate for the next generation of cancer survivors and their caregivers in their late teens, 20s and 30s. A TIME Magazine Best 50 Website, we have helped bring the cause of 'young adult cancer' to the national spotlight and rallied a brand new generation of activists to give voice to our forgotten population. Our mission is to empower young adults affected by cancer.

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2012

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VHL Family Alliance

Dedicated to improving diagnosis, treatment, and life quality for individuals and families affected by von Hippel-Lindau disease and funding research to uncover a cure.

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2012

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Kidney cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

http://www.4thangel.org

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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International WAGR Syndrome Association

Our mission is to promote international knowledge and awareness of WAGR syndrome and its complications and treatments, to stimulate research and to reach out to those affected by WAGR syndrome in an effort to improve their lives.

http://www.wagr.org

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Kidney Cancer Association

The Kidney Cancer Association strives to eliminate death and suffering from renal cancers.

http://kidneycancer.org

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Stupid Cancer

Founded by and for young adult survivors, the I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation (i[2]y), is the nation's leading grassroots advocate for the next generation of cancer survivors and their caregivers in their late teens, 20s and 30s. A TIME Magazine Best 50 Website, we have helped bring the cause of 'young adult cancer' to the national spotlight and rallied a brand new generation of activists to give voice to our forgotten population. Our mission is to empower young adults affected by cancer.

http://stupidcancer.org

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2012

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VHL Family Alliance

Dedicated to improving diagnosis, treatment, and life quality for individuals and families affected by von Hippel-Lindau disease and funding research to uncover a cure.

http://www.vhl.org

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2012

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Kidney cancer" returned 190 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Kidney cancer incidence and mortality among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, 1990-2009.
 

Author(s): Jun Li, Hannah K Weir, Melissa A Jim, Sallyann M King, Reda Wilson, Viraj A Master

Journal: Am J Public Health. 2014 Jun;104 Suppl 3():S396-403.

 

We describe rates and trends in kidney cancer incidence and mortality and identify disparities between American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) and White populations.

Last Updated: 16 May 2014

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Acute kidney injury and bisphosphonate use in cancer: a report from the research on adverse drug events and reports (RADAR) project.
 

Author(s): Beatrice J Edwards, Sarah Usmani, Dennis W Raisch, June M McKoy, Athena T Samaras, Steven M Belknap, Steven M Trifilio, Allison Hahr, Andrew D Bunta, Ali Abu-Alfa, Craig B Langman, Steve T Rosen, Dennis P West

Journal: J Oncol Pract. 2013 Mar;9(2):101-6.

 

To determine whether acute kidney injury (AKI) is identified within the US Food and Drug Administration's Adverse Events and Reporting System (FDA AERS) as an adverse event resulting from bisphosphonate (BP) use in cancer therapy.

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2013

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[Skin cancer in kidney transplant recipients: incidence and association with clinical and demographic factors].
 

Author(s): João Borges-Costa, João Pedro Vasconcelos, Ana Rita Travassos, José Guerra, Alice Santana, André Weigert, Manuel Sacramento Marques

Journal: Acta Med Port. ;26(2):123-6.

 

Organ transplanted recipients have a higher risk of non melanoma skin cancer. Our objectives were to determine incidence of skin cancer and search for associations with clinical or demographic factors in a series of kidney transplant recipients.

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2013

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Kidney cancer" returned 39 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Targeted therapy of kidney cancer: keeping the art around the algorithms.
 

Author(s): Mayer N Fishman

Journal: Cancer Control. 2013 Jul;20(3):222-32.

 

Therapy for metastatic kidney cancer is actively evolving, particularly in the results of registration drug trials that have led to the approval of vascular endothelial growth factor pathway drugs such as sorafenib, sunitinib, pazopanib, bevacizumab, and axitinib, with focus on patients ...

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2013

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Molecular pathways: Fumarate hydratase-deficient kidney cancer--targeting the Warburg effect in cancer.
 

Author(s): W Marston Linehan, Tracey A Rouault

Journal: Clin. Cancer Res.. 2013 Jul;19(13):3345-52.

 

Hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell carcinoma (HLRCC) is a hereditary cancer syndrome in which affected individuals are at risk for development of cutaneous and uterine leiomyomas and an aggressive form of type II papillary kidney cancer. HLRCC is characterized by germline mutation ...

Last Updated: 2 Jul 2013

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A review of safety, efficacy, and utilization of erythropoietin, darbepoetin, and peginesatide for patients with cancer or chronic kidney disease: a report from the Southern Network on Adverse Reactions (SONAR).
 

Author(s): Charles L Bennett, David M Spiegel, Iain C Macdougall, LeAnn Norris, Zaina P Qureshi, Oliver Sartor, Stephen Y Lai, Martin S Tallman, Dennis W Raisch, Sheila Weiss Smith, Samuel Silver, Alanna S Murday, James O Armitage, David Goldsmith

Journal: Semin. Thromb. Hemost.. 2012 Nov;38(8):783-96.

 

The erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) erythropoietin and darbepoetin prevent transfusions among chemotherapy-associated anemia patients. Clinical trials, meta-analyses, and guidelines identify mortality, tumor progression, and venous thromboembolism (VTE) risks with ESA administration ...

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2012

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Immunotherapy Study for Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma; Metastatic Clear-cell Renal Cancer; Recurrent Renal Cell Carcinoma; Refractory Renal Cell Carcinoma; Metastatic Kidney Cancer

 

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2014

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AMG 172 First in Human Study in Patients With Kidney Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Renal Cell Adenocarcinoma; Clear Cell Renal Carcinoma; Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma; Renal Cell Carcinoma

 

Last Updated: 17 Jul 2014

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Treatment of Patients With Advanced Renal Cancer With a Radio-labeled Antibody, Yttrium-90 Conjugated Chimeric G250
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Renal Cell Carcinoma; Kidney Neoplasm; Renal Cancer; Kidney Cancer

 

Last Updated: 9 May 2011

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