Overall survival after stereotactic radiotherapy or surgical metastasectomy in oligometastatic renal cell carcinoma patients treated at two Swedish centres 2005-2014.

CONCLUSIONS: OS after SRT was comparable to SM and longer than expected considering patients with adverse risk profiles were common. Fit patients with non-brain metastases treated after an initial period of watchful waiting had the best prognosis. PMID: 29754859 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Radiotherapy and Oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Radiother Oncol Source Type: research

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CONCLUSION: In renal tumor care, renal biopsy is a reliable testing. However, some factors most likely linked to the tumor anatomy (intra-sinusal tumor) and their histological composition were involved in the lack of non-contribution to the diagnosis. LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: 4. PMID: 31629660 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Progres en Urologie - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Prog Urol Source Type: research
Authors: Badri AV, Waingankar N, Edwards K, Kutikov A, Parsons RB, Chen DY, Smaldone MC, Viterbo R, Greenberg RE, Uzzo RG Abstract INTRODUCTION: Current radiographic guidelines suggest unenhanced renal lesions
Source: Canadian Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Can J Urol Source Type: research
What knowledge have we gained regarding the presentation and management of renal cell carcinoma in young patients?Current Opinion in Urology
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news
Robotic stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) is currently under investigation as a noninvasive treatment option for patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC). For radiation therapy of RCC, tumor motion and...
Source: BMC Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Cancer Gene Therapy, Published online: 21 October 2019; doi:10.1038/s41417-019-0146-2GATA3 suppresses human fibroblasts-induced metastasis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma via an anti-IL6/STAT3 mechanism
Source: Cancer Gene Therapy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
Nature Reviews Nephrology, Published online: 21 October 2019; doi:10.1038/s41581-019-0210-zOncometabolites — conventional metabolites that, when aberrantly accumulated, have pro-oncogenic capabilities — have been implicated in renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Here, the authors review the role of oncometabolites in RCC, their origins and downstream effects and their potential applications as novel therapeutic targets and biomarkers.
Source: Nature Reviews Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Source Type: research
In this study, we investigated the prognostic significance of pAMPK with respect to subcellular location and investigated its interaction with TGF-β/SMAD in ccRCC. Immunohistochemical staining for pAMPK, pSMAD2 and SMAD4 was conducted on tissue microarray of 987 ccRCC specimens. Moreover, the levels of pSMAD2 were measured in Caki-1 cells treated with 5-aminoimidazole-4-carboxamide ribonucleotide. The relationship between AMPK/pAMPK and TGFB1 expression was determined using the TCGA database. As a result, pAMPK positivity, either in the cytoplasm or nuclei, was independently associated with improved ccRCC prognosi...
Source: Cancers - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The CTTA models based on contrast-enhanced CT images had a high value in differentiating fpAML from chRCC. PMID: 31625454 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Molecular Imaging - Category: Radiology Tags: Mol Imaging Source Type: research
We describe the clinicopathologic features of BKPyV-associated urologic carcinomas in a single-institution cohort. RESULTS: Among 4,772 kidney recipients during 1994 to 2014, 26 (0.5%) and 26 (0.5%) developed posttransplantation urothelial carcinomas (UCs) and renal cell carcinomas (RCCs), respectively, as of 2017. Six (27%) UCs but none of the RCCs expressed large T antigen (TAg). TAg-expressing UCs were high grade with p16 and p53 overexpression (P
Source: American Journal of Clinical Pathology - Category: Pathology Authors: Tags: Am J Clin Pathol Source Type: research
ConclusionsPazopanib was used for first-line mRCC treatment in a clinically diverse patient population across Latin America. Real-world PFS and tolerability were similar to clinical studies of pazopanib.FundingNovartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Inc.
Source: Advances in Therapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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