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 282 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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Is 'bad luck' an important determinant of cancer incidence and does this concept apply to kidney tumors?
 

Author(s): Enrico Garattini, Alessandra Tavani

Journal: Nephron. 2015 ;129(3):219-22.

 

A study recently published in Science demonstrates a strong correlation between the total number of stem cell divisions and the lifetime risk of cancer in various organs. The tumors considered are divided into two classes, that is, D (Deterministic) and R (Replicative). Stochastic ...

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2015

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Cancer survivors aged 40 years or elder are associated with high risk of chronic kidney disease: the 2010-2012 Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
 

Author(s): Hyun-Young Shin, John A Linton, Jae-Yong Shim, Hee-Taik Kang

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.. 2015 ;16(4):1355-60.

 

The number of cancer survivors is increasing globally and recently, higher rates of comorbidities in cancer survivors have been reported. However, no studies have investigated whether cancer survivors have a higher risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Accordingly, our study evaluated ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2015

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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 60 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Current status of cryotherapy for prostate and kidney cancer.
 

Author(s): Seok Cho, Seok Ho Kang

Journal: Korean J Urol. 2014 Dec;55(12):780-8.

 

In terms of treating diseases, minimally invasive treatment has become a key element in reducing perioperative complications. Among the various minimally invasive treatments, cryotherapy is often used in urology to treat various types of cancers, especially prostate cancer and renal ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2014

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Comparing comparators: a look at control arms in kidney cancer studies over the years.
 

Author(s): S Bracarda, C Porta, M Sisani, F Marrocolo, C Paglino, A Hamzaj, S D Buono, C N Sternberg

Journal: Br. J. Cancer. 2015 Jan;112(1):14-9.

 

In the past decade, an increasing number of frequently positive randomised clinical trials have been completed, allowing new consideration of the present therapeutic armamentarium for advanced renal cell carcinoma. These studies were predominantly designed to compare the experimental ...

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2015

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Decade in review-kidney cancer: discoveries, therapies and opportunities.
 

Author(s): W Marston Linehan, Christopher J Ricketts

Journal: Nat Rev Urol. 2014 Nov;11(11):614-6.

 

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2014

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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: a Phase I/II Trial
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma; Kidney Cancer

 

Last Updated: 22 Jan 2016

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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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Immunotherapy Study for Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer
 

Status: 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: 2 Feb 2016

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