The evolution of the surgical management of kidney cancer: A single centre experience

Publication date: 2019Source: European Urology Supplements, Volume 18, Issue 5Author(s): M. Aboelmagd, S. Anderson, S. O’Meara, S. Considine, M. Godson-Treacy, SK. O’Malley, D. Galvin, N. Hegarty, S. Connolly
Source: European Urology Supplements - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 3 December 2019Source: Journal of Molecular StructureAuthor(s): Bao-Li Wang, Song-Bo Kou, Zhen-Yi Lin, Jie-Hua ShiAbstractLenvatinib was a multi-tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) used for treating advanced renal cell carcinoma and differentiated thyroid cancer. Multiple fluorescence spectroscopy including SSF, SF, 3DF, UV, FTIR, and molecular modeling were utilized for better understanding the binding interaction between lenvatinib and bovine serum albumin (BSA). SSF spectroscopy results showed lenvatinib quenched the intrinsic fluorescence of BSA in the form of the mixed mechanism. The bin...
Source: Journal of Molecular Structure - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
Authors: Kotulak-Chrzaszcz A, Klacz J, Matuszewski M, Kmiec Z, Wierzbicki PM Abstract Clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) is the most common and the most aggressive histopathological subtype of kidney cancer, with patients exhibiting high mortality rates for metastatic tumors. The Sonic Hedgehog (SHH) pathway serves a crucial role in embryonic development. The abnormal activity of SHH signaling is observed in a broad range of malignancies. However, its role in ccRCC is still undetermined. The aim of the present study was to assess the expression of the SHH pathway genes in ccRCC. Neoplastic and morphologically ...
Source: Oncology Letters - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncol Lett Source Type: research
Authors: Lee D, Ha M, Hong CM, Kim J, Park SM, Park D, Sohn DH, Shin HJ, Yu HS, Kim CD, Kang CD, Han ME, Oh SO, Kim YH Abstract Clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) is the most common type of kidney cancer. Novel biomarkers of ccRCC may provide crucial information on tumor features and prognosis. The present study aimed to determine whether the expression of γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) A receptor subunit θ (GABRQ) could serve as a novel prognostic marker of ccRCC. GABA is the main inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain that activates the receptor GABAA, which is comprised of three subunit isoforms: ...
Source: Oncology Letters - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncol Lett Source Type: research
Authors: Wang S, Chai K, Chen J Abstract Clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) is the most common and invasive histological subtype of all kidney malignancies, with high levels of incidence and mortality. In the present study, long non-coding (lnc)RNA expression profiles of patients with ccRCC from The Cancer Genome Atlas database were comprehensively analyzed to identify differentially expressed lncRNAs (DElncRNAs). The patients with ccRCC were then divided into training and validation cohorts. Univariate and LASSO regression analyses were performed to select the most significant survival-associated candidate DE...
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(Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) A fundamental change in our understanding of the childhood kidney cancer Wilms' tumor is on the horizon, after the discovery of its earliest genetic root by scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and their collaborators. By comparing genome sequences from normal kidney tissue and tumors, the team identified patches of normal-looking kidney tissue that in fact carried DNA changes that cause Wilms' tumor.
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Adult cancers often arise from premalignant clonal expansions. Whether the same is true of childhood tumors has been unclear. To investigate whether Wilms tumor (nephroblastoma; a childhood kidney cancer) develops from a premalignant background, we examined the phylogenetic relationship between tumors and corresponding normal tissues. In 14 of 23 cases studied (61%), we found premalignant clonal expansions in morphologically normal kidney tissues that preceded tumor development. These clonal expansions were defined by somatic mutations shared between tumor and normal tissues but absent from blood cells. We also found hyper...
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(City of Hope) Kidney cancer patients who had already tried two or three different treatments had improved chances of preventing cancer progression with an experimental drug called tivozanib compared to an alternative approved by the FDA, reports a City of Hope-led study. Published in The Lancet Oncology, the study is the first to show the benefit of tivozanib for patients with renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) who had received two or more previous therapies.
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Purpose of review Nowadays, kidney cancer surgery has been focusing on a patient-tailored management, expanding the indication to nephron-sparing surgery (NSS). Starting from computer tomography images, 3D models can be created, allowing a never experienced before understanding of surgical anatomy. Once obtained the models can be printed or virtually visualized with the aid to assist the surgeon in preoperative planning and simulation or intraoperative navigation. The aim of this systematic review is to assess the preoperative and intraoperative impact of 3D printed and virtual imaging for robotic NSS. Recent findings ...
Source: Current Opinion in Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: ROBOTIC SURGERY IN UROLOGY: FACTS AND REALITY: Edited by Firas Abdollah and Alexandre Mottrie Source Type: research
Purpose of review Over the past few years the treatment options for renal cell cancer (RCC) have rapidly evolved. Even in the setting of metastatic disease, a consistent component of treatment in RCC patients has been cytoreductive nephrectomy based on the results of research carried out over a decade ago. Despite huge shifts in systemic treatment modalities, cytoreductive nephrectomy continued to be recommended despite a lack of evidence for its use in metastatic RCC in those patients receiving state-of-the-art therapies. Recent findings To address the lack of evidence, two recent trials [Cancer du Rein Metastatique ...
Source: Current Opinion in Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: BEST OF 2019: Edited by Johannes W. Vieweg and Shahrokh F. Shariat Source Type: research
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