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 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 202 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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Intratumoral heterogeneity in kidney cancer.
 

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

Journal: Nat. Genet.. 2014 Mar;46(3):214-5.

 

Clear cell renal cell carcinoma (CCRCC) is characterized by mutation of the VHL gene and loss of a segment of chromosome 3. A new study using multi-region exome sequencing has identified substantial intratumoral heterogeneity within large primary CCRCCs, which has profound implications ...

Last Updated: 26 Feb 2014

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The association of pioglitazone and urinary tract disease in type 2 diabetic Taiwanese: bladder cancer and chronic kidney disease.
 

Author(s): Mei-Yueh Lee, Pi-Jung Hsiao, Yi-Hsin Yang, Kun-Der Lin, Shyi-Jang Shin

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Although studies have shown an association between pioglitazone and bladder cancer, the associated factors have not been identified. The aim of this study was to investigate the factors that may link pioglitazone to bladder cancer.

Last Updated: 15 Jan 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 43 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Donor cancer transmission in kidney transplantation: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): D Xiao, J C Craig, J R Chapman, B Dominguez-Gil, A Tong, G Wong

Journal: Am. J. Transplant.. 2013 Oct;13(10):2645-52.

 

Transplantation of any biological material from a donor to a host will carry some inherent risk of disease transmission. Our aims were to summarize the totality of the published evidence about donor cancer transmission among kidney transplant recipients and to determine the cancer-specific ...

Last Updated: 21 Oct 2013

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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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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

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: 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 Aug 2014

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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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