Kidney cancer

Common Name(s)

Kidney cancer, 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 Alliance

VHLA is dedicated to research, education, and support to improve awareness, diagnosis, treatment, and quality of life for those affected by VHL.

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2015

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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 Alliance

VHLA is dedicated to research, education, and support to improve awareness, diagnosis, treatment, and quality of life for those affected by VHL.

http://www.vhl.org

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2015

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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 311 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Laparoscopic assisted low anterior resection for advanced rectal cancer in a kidney transplant recipient: A case report.
 

Author(s): Zenan Xia, Weijie Chen, Ru Yao, Guole Lin, Huizhong Qiu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Nov;95(44):e5198.

 

Development of de novo malignancy has become a major cause of late mortality in solid organ transplant recipients. Surgery is currently the most important treatment of choice for transplant patients with resectable CRC. However, conventional open surgery represents a great risk to ...

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2016

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Acute Kidney Injury Classified by Serum Creatinine and Urine Output in Critically Ill Cancer Patients.
 

Author(s): Bertha M Córdova-Sánchez, Ángel Herrera-Gómez, Silvio A Ñamendys-Silva

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2016 ;2016():6805169.

 

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is common in critically ill patients and is associated with higher mortality. Cancer patients are at an increased risk of AKI. Our objective was to determine the incidence of AKI in our critically ill cancer patients, using the criteria of serum creatinine ...

Last Updated: 2 Nov 2016

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Evaluation of Intermittent Hemodialysis in Critically Ill Cancer Patients with Acute Kidney Injury Using Single-Pass Batch Equipment.
 

Author(s): Verônica Torres da Costa E Silva, Elerson C Costalonga, Ana Paula Leandro Oliveira, James Hung, Renato Antunes Caires, Ludhmila Abrahão Hajjar, Julia T Fukushima, Cilene Muniz Soares, Juliana Silva Bezerra, Luciane Oikawa, Luis Yu, Emmanuel A Burdmann

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Data on renal replacement therapy (RRT) in cancer patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) in the intensive care unit (ICU) is scarce. The aim of this study was to assess the safety and the adequacy of intermittent hemodialysis (IHD) in critically ill cancer patients with AKI.

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2016

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Kidney cancer" returned 69 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Tumor Associated Macrophages in Kidney Cancer.
 

Author(s): Olga V Kovaleva, Daria V Samoilova, Maria S Shitova, Alexei Gratchev

Journal: Anal Cell Pathol (Amst). 2016 ;2016():9307549.

 

Tumor associated macrophages (TAMs) are an important element of tumor stroma. They originate from blood monocytes attracted by chemokines and cytokines produced by tumor cells and, being instructed by tumor microenvironment, develop into potent tumor-supporting cell population. TAMs ...

Last Updated: 3 Nov 2016

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The Role of Nephrectomy for Kidney Cancer in the Era of Targeted and Immune Therapies.
 

Author(s): Ulka N Vaishampayan

Journal: Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2016 ;35():e16-20.

 

Although two phase III trials support the recommendation of nephrectomy followed by interferon alpha in metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC), this procedure cannot be applied to every patient with this condition. Systemic therapy has changed from interferon alpha to antiangiogenic-targeted ...

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2016

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Metabolism and oxidative stress response pathways in kidney cancer: a tale of chance and necessity.
 

Author(s): Carole Sourbier, Ramaprasad Srinivasan, W Marston Linehan

Journal: Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2015 ;():220-5.

 

Over 270,000 patients are affected with kidney cancer worldwide and 120,000 died from this disease in 2014. Over the last few decades, important progress has been made in our understanding of the genetic and molecular mechanisms underlying the growth of these tumors, which has led ...

Last Updated: 21 May 2015

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Last Updated: 28 Oct 2016

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Interleukin-2 and Pembrolizumab for Metastatic Kidney Cancer
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Kidney Cancer

 

Last Updated: 25 Jan 2017

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Isoquercetin as an Adjunct Therapy in Patients With Kidney Cancer Receiving First-line Sunitinib: a Phase I/II Trial
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Renal Cell Carcinoma; Kidney Cancer

 

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2017

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