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

Renal cancer management in a patient with chronic kidney disease.
 

Author(s): Rodrigo Donalisio Da Silva, Diedra Gustafson, Leticia Nogueira, Wilson R Molina, Fernando J Kim

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2015 Mar;29(3):206-C3.

 

Last Updated: 16 Mar 2015

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Renal surgery for kidney cancer in Germany 2005-2006: length of stay, risk of postoperative complications and in-hospital death.
 

Author(s): Andreas Stang, Christian Büchel

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Representative statistics of surgical care among patients with kidney cancer are scant. With the introduction of the diagnosis related group system in Germany, it is now possible to provide nationwide statistics on surgical care. We studied in-hospital mortality risk in relation to ...

Last Updated: 22 Sep 2014

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[Simultaneous operations in patients with kidney cancer with simultaneous brain tumor lesion].
 

Author(s): A M Zaĭtsev, B Ia Alekseev, M I Kurzhupov, A E Samarin, O N Kirsanova, A S Kalpinskiĭ, A D Kaprin

Journal: Zh Vopr Neirokhir Im N N Burdenko. 2014 ;78(3):44-8.

 

Three clinical cases of simultaneous operations upon synchronous identification of brain tumor and kidney cancer are described. A metastatic lesion of the brain was detected in two of them, and a combination of a primary CNS tumor (glioblastoma) with kidney cancer was identified in one case.

Last Updated: 22 Aug 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Kidney cancer" returned 47 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hereditary kidney cancer syndromes.
 

Author(s): Naomi B Haas, Katherine L Nathanson

Journal: Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2014 Jan;21(1):81-90.

 

Inherited susceptibility to kidney cancer is a fascinating and complex topic. Our knowledge about types of genetic syndromes associated with an increased risk of disease is continually expanding. Currently, there are 10 syndromes associated with an increased risk of all types of kidney ...

Last Updated: 23 Dec 2013

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Breathing new life into immunotherapy: review of melanoma, lung and kidney cancer.
 

Author(s): Charles G Drake, Evan J Lipson, Julie R Brahmer

Journal: Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2014 Jan;11(1):24-37.

 

Previously, clinical approaches to using the immune system against cancer focused on vaccines that intended to specifically initiate or amplify a host response against evolving tumours. Although vaccine approaches have had some clinical success, most cancer vaccines fail to induce ...

Last Updated: 20 Dec 2013

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Parity and kidney cancer risk: evidence from epidemiologic studies.
 

Author(s): Hong-Bo Guan, Qi-Jun Wu, Ting-Ting Gong

Journal: Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev.. 2013 Dec;22(12):2345-53.

 

Observational studies have reported conflicting results between parity and kidney cancer risk. To our knowledge, a comprehensive and quantitative assessment of the association between parity and kidney cancer has not been reported. Thus, we conducted a systematic review and dose-response ...

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Isoquercetin as an Adjunct Therapy in Patients With Kidney Cancer Receiving First-line Sunitinib
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma; Kidney Cancer

 

Last Updated: 13 May 2015

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Interleukin-2 in Metastatic Kidney Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Renal Cell Cancer Metastatic; Kidney Cancer Metastatic

 

Last Updated: 9 Jan 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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