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

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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Renal Function Outcomes and Risk Factors for Stage 3B Chronic Kidney Disease after Urinary Diversion in Patients with Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer [corrected].
 

Author(s): Shingo Hatakeyama, Takuya Koie, Takuma Narita, Shogo Hosogoe, Hayato Yamamoto, Yuki Tobisawa, Tohru Yoneyama, Takahiro Yoneyama, Yasuhiro Hashimoto, Chikara Ohyama

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To assess the effects of urinary diversion on renal function, we retrospectively investigated renal function over 5 years after urinary diversion using a propensity score matching strategy.

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2016

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Small-area spatio-temporal analyses of bladder and kidney cancer risk in Nova Scotia, Canada.
 

Author(s): Nathalie Saint-Jacques, Jonathan S W Lee, Patrick Brown, Jamie Stafford, Louise Parker, Trevor J B Dummer

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Bladder and kidney cancers are the ninth and twelfth most common type of cancer worldwide, respectively. Internationally, rates vary ten-fold, with several countries showing rising incidence. This study describes the spatial and spatio-temporal variations in the incidence risk of ...

Last Updated: 20 Feb 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:

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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The roles of chromatin-remodelers and epigenetic modifiers in kidney cancer.
 

Author(s): Lili Liao, Joseph R Testa, Haifeng Yang

Journal: Cancer Genet. 2015 May;208(5):206-14.

 

Clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) is the major subtype of kidney cancer that is characterized by frequent inactivation of the von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) gene in 80-90% of the tumors. Recent reports using massive parallel sequencing technologies have discovered additional cancer ...

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2015

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Renal effects of molecular targeted therapies in oncology: a review by the Cancer and the Kidney International Network (C-KIN).
 

Author(s): V Launay-Vacher, M Aapro, G De Castro, E Cohen, G Deray, M Dooley, B Humphreys, S Lichtman, J Rey, F Scotté, H Wildiers, B Sprangers

Journal: Ann. Oncol.. 2015 Aug;26(8):1677-84.

 

A number of cancer therapy agents are cleared by the kidney and may affect renal function, including cytotoxic chemotherapy agents, molecular targeted therapies, analgesics, antibiotics, radiopharmaceuticals and radiation therapy, and bone-targeted therapies. Many of these agents ...

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2015

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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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: Renal Cell Carcinoma; Kidney Cancer

 

Last Updated: 22 Aug 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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Genetic Analysis of Birt Hogg-Dube Syndrome and Characterization of Predisposition to Kidney Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Kidney Neoplasms; Kidney Cancer; Pneumothorax; FLCN Protien, Human

 

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2016

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