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Researchers found that people who ate lots of fruits and vegetables - more than 75 servings per month, or roughly three servings total per day - had the lowest risk of developing renal cell carcinoma. When researchers looked at fruit specifically, bananas seemed to be the most beneficial due to their high concentration of antioxidants.09/18/2018
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

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Publication date: Available online 10 November 2018Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): Steven C. Campbell, Chalairat Suk-Ouichai, Yun-Lin Ye
Source: European Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Monty Pal and Charles Ryan discuss systemic therapeutic options and current clinical trials in the renal cell carcinoma space.11/09/2018
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news
Despite an overall increase in the incidence of RCC, there has been a recent plateau in RCC incidence rates with a significant decrease in mortality.11/09/2018
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news
In conclusion, the optimal Treg depleting dose and schedule of CTX, when combined with everolimus, is 50 mg once daily. This combination leads to acceptable adverse events in comparison with everolimus alone. Currently, the here selected combin ation is being evaluated in a phase II clinical trial.Trial registrationNCT01462214.
Source: Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionHistological differences had no effect on local control in the single high-dose range used for radiosurgery. However, changes in tumor volume during progression varied across tumor histology.
Source: Acta Neurochirurgica - Category: Neurosurgery Source Type: research
AbstractAlthough nivolumab has been regarded as a standard agent for patients with previously treated advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC), a significant proportion of these patients fail to achieve a response to nivolumab. In recent years, several studies have reported the favorable therapeutic impact of combined therapy with immune checkpoint inhibitors and radiotherapy on a wide variety of advanced malignant tumors, such as melanoma and lung cancer; however, the significance of this combined treatment for advanced RCC patients has not been well characterized. Here, we report two patients with metastatic RCC showing a mar...
Source: International Cancer Conference Journal - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) accounts for 3% of adult malignancies and more than 90% of kidney neoplasms. High rates of undiagnostic percutaneous kidney biopsies and difficulties in reliable pre-operative differentiation between malignant and benign renal tumors using contemporary imaging techniques result in large numbers of redundant surgeries.11/08/2018
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news
Avelumab plus axitinib combination therapy is associated with better outcomes compared with sunitinib alone as first-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC), according to study findings presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology 2018 Congress in Munich, Germany.11/08/2018
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news
Many patients with renal cell carcinoma, the most common type of kidney cancer, experience high levels of distress, according to study findings published in BJU International.11/08/2018
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: nephron sparing surgery in renal tumors>3 cm is an effective and safe treatment for VHL patients. PMID: 30403378 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Archivos Espanoles de Urologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Arch Esp Urol Source Type: research
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