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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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

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

Whole-genome analysis of papillary kidney cancer finds significant noncoding alterations.
 

Author(s): Shantao Li, Brian M Shuch, Mark B Gerstein

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To date, studies on papillary renal-cell carcinoma (pRCC) have largely focused on coding alterations in traditional drivers, particularly the tyrosine-kinase, Met. However, for a significant fraction of tumors, researchers have been unable to determine a clear molecular etiology. ...

Last Updated: 30 Mar 2017

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Survival of macrovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, chronic respiratory disease, cancer and smoking in patients with type 2 diabetes: BioBank Japan cohort.
 

Author(s): Hiroshi Yokomichi, Akiko Nagai, Makoto Hirata, Yutaka Kiyohara, Kaori Muto, Toshiharu Ninomiya, Koichi Matsuda, Yoichiro Kamatani, Akiko Tamakoshi, Michiaki Kubo, Yusuke Nakamura, , Zentaro Yamagata

Journal: J Epidemiol. 2017 Mar;27(3S):S98-S106.

 

The number of patients with diabetes is increasing worldwide. Macrovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, chronic respiratory disease, cancer and smoking frequently accompany type 2 diabetes. Few data are available related to mortality of Asians with diabetes associated with these ...

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2017

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LC-MS/MS Analysis Unravels Deep Oxidation of Manganese Superoxide Dismutase in Kidney Cancer.
 

Author(s): Zuohui Zhao, Kazem M Azadzoi, Han-Pil Choi, Ruirui Jing, Xin Lu, Cuiling Li, Fengqin Wang, Jiaju Lu, Jing-Hua Yang

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Manganese superoxide dismutase (MNSOD) is one of the major scavengers of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in mitochondria with pivotal regulatory role in ischemic disorders, inflammation and cancer. Here we report oxidative modification of MNSOD in human renal cell carcinoma (RCC) by ...

Last Updated: 6 Feb 2017

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Kidney cancer" returned 73 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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Blocking immune checkpoints in prostate, kidney, and urothelial cancer: An overview.
 

Author(s): Angela K B Alme, Beerinder S Karir, Bishoy M Faltas, Charles G Drake

Journal: Urol. Oncol.. 2016 Apr;34(4):171-81.

 

Despite a long history of immunotherapeutic approaches to treatment, most genitourinary malignancies are not cured by existing immunotherapy regimens. More recently, cell surface molecules known as immune checkpoints have become the focus of efforts to develop more effective immunotherapies. ...

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2016

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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: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Kidney Cancer

 

Last Updated: 12 Apr 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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