Renal cell carcinoma

Common Name(s)

Renal cell carcinoma

Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is one of the most common types of kidney cancers seen in adults. RCC occurs more often in men between the ages of 50 to 70. The kidneys help get rid of waste in the body. There are small tubes in the kidneys that help filter waste from the blood and help make urine. RCC occurs when cells start growing uncontrollably in the lining of these small tubes. Symptoms may not appear in the early stages of renal cell carcinoma, which is why renal cell carcinoma is normally advanced when found. Later symptoms may include blood in urine, a lump in the abdomen, weight loss, anemia, and loss of appetite. If untreated, it may spread to the lymph nodes, lungs, liver, adrenal glands, brain, or bones.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Renal cell carcinoma" returned 3849 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A Patient With Newly Diagnosed Metastatic Type 2 Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma.
 

Author(s): María T Bourlon, Monica Meneses-Medina, Sara Vázquez-Manjarrez, Francisco M Bustamante-Romero, Adriana C Gallegos-Garza, Elaine T Lam

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2015 Nov;29(11):880-6.

 

Last Updated: 17 Nov 2015

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Comprehensive Molecular Characterization of Papillary Renal-Cell Carcinoma.
 

Author(s): , W Marston Linehan, Paul T Spellman, Christopher J Ricketts, Chad J Creighton, Suzanne S Fei, Caleb Davis, David A Wheeler, Bradley A Murray, Laura Schmidt, Cathy D Vocke, Myron Peto, Abu Amar M Al Mamun, Eve Shinbrot, Anurag Sethi, Samira Brooks, W Kimryn Rathmell, Angela N Brooks, Katherine A Hoadley, A Gordon Robertson, Denise Brooks, Reanne Bowlby, Sara Sadeghi, Hui Shen, Daniel J Weisenberger, Moiz Bootwalla, Stephen B Baylin, Peter W Laird, Andrew D Cherniack, Gordon Saksena, Scott Haake, Jun Li, Han Liang, Yiling Lu, Gordon B Mills, Rehan Akbani, Mark D M Leiserson, Benjamin J Raphael, Pavana Anur, Donald Bottaro, Laurence Albiges, Nandita Barnabas, Toni K Choueiri, Bogdan Czerniak, Andrew K Godwin, A Ari Hakimi, Thai H Ho, James Hsieh, Michael Ittmann, William Y Kim, Bhavani Krishnan, Maria J Merino, Kenna R Mills Shaw, Victor E Reuter, Ed Reznik, Carl S Shelley, Brian Shuch, Sabina Signoretti, Ramaprasad Srinivasan, Pheroze Tamboli, George Thomas, Satish Tickoo, Kenneth Burnett, Daniel Crain, Johanna Gardner, Kevin Lau, David Mallery, Scott Morris, Joseph D Paulauskis, Robert J Penny, Candace Shelton, W Troy Shelton, Mark Sherman, Eric Thompson, Peggy Yena, Melissa T Avedon, Jay Bowen, Julie M Gastier-Foster, Mark Gerken, Kristen M Leraas, Tara M Lichtenberg, Nilsa C Ramirez, Tracie Santos, Lisa Wise, Erik Zmuda, John A Demchok, Ina Felau, Carolyn M Hutter, Margi Sheth, Heidi J Sofia, Roy Tarnuzzer, Zhining Wang, Liming Yang, Jean C Zenklusen, Jiashan Zhang, Brenda Ayala, Julien Baboud, Sudha Chudamani, Jia Liu, Laxmi Lolla, Rashi Naresh, Todd Pihl, Qiang Sun, Yunhu Wan, Ye Wu, Adrian Ally, Miruna Balasundaram, Saianand Balu, Rameen Beroukhim, Tom Bodenheimer, Christian Buhay, Yaron S N Butterfield, Rebecca Carlsen, Scott L Carter, Hsu Chao, Eric Chuah, Amanda Clarke, Kyle R Covington, Mahmoud Dahdouli, Ninad Dewal, Noreen Dhalla, Harsha V Doddapaneni, Jennifer A Drummond, Stacey B Gabriel, Richard A Gibbs, Ranabir Guin, Walker Hale, Alicia Hawes, D Neil Hayes, Robert A Holt, Alan P Hoyle, Stuart R Jefferys, Steven J M Jones, Corbin D Jones, Divya Kalra, Christie Kovar, Lora Lewis, Jie Li, Yussanne Ma, Marco A Marra, Michael Mayo, Shaowu Meng, Matthew Meyerson, Piotr A Mieczkowski, Richard A Moore, Donna Morton, Lisle E Mose, Andrew J Mungall, Donna Muzny, Joel S Parker, Charles M Perou, Jeffrey Roach, Jacqueline E Schein, Steven E Schumacher, Yan Shi, Janae V Simons, Payal Sipahimalani, Tara Skelly, Matthew G Soloway, Carrie Sougnez, Angela Tam, Donghui Tan, Nina Thiessen, Umadevi Veluvolu, Min Wang, Matthew D Wilkerson, Tina Wong, Junyuan Wu, Liu Xi, Jane Zhou, Jason Bedford, Fengju Chen, Yao Fu, Mark Gerstein, David Haussler, Katayoon Kasaian, Phillip Lai, Shiyun Ling, Amie Radenbaugh, David Van Den Berg, John N Weinstein, Jingchun Zhu, Monique Albert, Iakovina Alexopoulou, Jeremiah J Andersen, J Todd Auman, John Bartlett, Sheldon Bastacky, Julie Bergsten, Michael L Blute, Lori Boice, Roni J Bollag, Jeff Boyd, Erik Castle, Ying-Bei Chen, John C Cheville, Erin Curley, Benjamin Davies, April DeVolk, Rajiv Dhir, Laura Dike, John Eckman, Jay Engel, Jodi Harr, Ronald Hrebinko, Mei Huang, Lori Huelsenbeck-Dill, Mary Iacocca, Bruce Jacobs, Michael Lobis, Jodi K Maranchie, Scott McMeekin, Jerome Myers, Joel Nelson, Jeremy Parfitt, Anil Parwani, Nicholas Petrelli, Brenda Rabeno, Somak Roy, Andrew L Salner, Joel Slaton, Melissa Stanton, R Houston Thompson, Leigh Thorne, Kelinda Tucker, Paul M Weinberger, Cynthia Winemiller, Leigh Anne Zach, Rosemary Zuna

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Jan;374(2):135-45.

 

Papillary renal-cell carcinoma, which accounts for 15 to 20% of renal-cell carcinomas, is a heterogeneous disease that consists of various types of renal cancer, including tumors with indolent, multifocal presentation and solitary tumors with an aggressive, highly lethal phenotype. ...

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2016

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In a Crowded Market for Renal Cell Carcinoma Treatments, 2 Trials Take Aim at a Common Enemy.
 

Author(s): Katherine T Adams

Journal: Manag Care. 2015 Sep;24(9):35-7.

 

Last Updated: 2 Nov 2015

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Renal cell carcinoma" returned 389 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prognostic Significance of Hypoxia-Inducible Factor Expression in Renal Cell Carcinoma: A PRISMA-compliant Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
 

Author(s): Yang Fan, Hongzhao Li, Xin Ma, Yu Gao, Luyao Chen, Xintao Li, Xu Bao, Qingshan Du, Yu Zhang, Xu Zhang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Sep;94(38):e1646.

 

The prognostic value of hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) in renal cell carcinoma (RCC) has been evaluated in a large number of studies, but the reports were inconsistent and remained inconclusive. Therefore, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to clarify the significance ...

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2015

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[Cutaneous metastasis of renal cell carcinoma: A case report and review of the literature].
 

Author(s): Paulina Fernández-Rueda, Patricia Ruiz-López, Mario Alberto Ramírez-Negrín, Adán Fuentes-Suárez, Sonia Toussaint-Caire, Ma Elisa Vega-Memije

Journal: Gac Med Mex. ;151(4):533-7.

 

Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) accounts for 2-3% of adult solid malignancies. About 25-30% develop metastasis at the time of diagnosis and 60% corresponds to clear cell type.

Last Updated: 20 Aug 2015

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Association of primary hyperparathyroidism and humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy in a patient with clear cell renal carcinoma.
 

Author(s): Letícia da Silva Gomes, Carolina A M Kulak, Tatiana Munhoz da Rocha Lemos Costa, Evandro Cezar Guerreiro Vasconcelos, Maurício de Carvalho, Victoria Zeghbi Cochenski Borba

Journal: Arch Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Feb;59(1):84-8.

 

Hypercalcemia is found frequently in patients with cancer. Besides the etiology related to the malignancy, other causes should be considered in the differential diagnostic, as primary hyperparathyroidism, granulomatous diseases and the use of thiazide diuretics. We present a case ...

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2015

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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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A Phase 1, Dose-Escalation Trial of PT2385 Tablets In Patients With Advanced Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: ccRCC; RCC; Kidney Cancer; Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma; Renal Cell Carcinoma

 

Last Updated: 6 Aug 2015

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Vandetanib in Combination With Metformin in People With HLRCC or SDH-Associated Kidney Cancer or Sporadic Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Renal Cell Carcinoma; Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and Renal Cell Cancer; Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma, Sporadic

 

Last Updated: 8 Jan 2016

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