Summaries: International Kidney Cancer Symposium
Conclusion: there is no increased risk of doing the lymph node dissection early on.   Dr. Eggener-CON   Basics Lymph node dissections rarely done, even for large tumors, because there is no proven therapeutic or staging benefit for low risk patients.  A Mayo study revealed no data showing therapeutic benefit in high risk patients.  For clinically node negative high risk patients, there is staging value but no proven therapeutic benefit. Rate of positive nodes is associated with stage and grade; the higher the stage and grade, the more likely there will be positive nod...
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - November 29, 2011 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Summaries: International Kidney Cancer Symposium
Conclusion: there is no increased risk of doing the lymph node dissection early on. Dr. Eggener-CON  Basics Lymph node dissections rarely done, even for large tumors, because there is no proven therapeutic or staging benefit for low risk patients.  A Mayo study revealed no data showing therapeutic benefit in high risk patients.  For clinically node negative high risk patients, there is staging value but no proven therapeutic benefit. Rate of positive nodes is associated with stage and grade; the higher the stage and grade, the more likely there will be positive nodes.  A tumor> 10 cm w...
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - November 29, 2011 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Create Awareness of Kidney Cancer -- Win an iPod!
Help to build awareness of renal cancers, including Wilms Tumor, by uploading a YouTube video that includes our web address, www.KidneyCancer.org. At the end of March, we'll choose two winners of a customized iPod Shuffle. Note that your video may be uploaded to any website where it may be viewed by the public, without logging in. The title of your video should also include KidneyCancer.org. Email the link to your video to kidney.cancer@hotmail.com and put "Video Contest" in the subject line. Contest ends March 31, 202203/18/2011 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - March 18, 2011 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Create Awareness of Kidney Cancer -- Win an iPod!
Help to build awareness of renal cancers, including Wilms Tumor, by uploading a YouTube video that includes our web address, www.KidneyCancer.org. At the end of March, we'll choose two winners of a customized iPod Shuffle. Note that your video may be uploaded to any website where it may be viewed by the public, without logging in. The title of your video should also include KidneyCancer.org. Email the link to your video to kidney.cancer@hotmail.com and put "Video Contest" in the subject line. Contest ends March 31, 202203/18/2011 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - March 18, 2011 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Smile For Your Child: A Parent's Guide To Finding Positive Energy During Diagnosis, Treatment, & Life After
  Author Tracy R. Gray discusses her book, Smile For Your Child: A Parent's Guide To Finding Positive Energy During Diagnosis, Treatment, & Life After, in this thirty-minute interview with Bill Bro, of the Kidney Cancer Association.  Gray's son is a survivor of Wilms Tumor, a pediatric malignancy.04/26/2010 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - April 27, 2010 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Smile For Your Child: A Parent's Guide To Finding Positive Energy During Diagnosis, Treatment, & Life After
 Author Tracy R. Gray discusses her book,Smile For Your Child: A Parent's Guide To Finding Positive Energy During Diagnosis, Treatment,& Life After, in this thirty-minute interview with Bill Bro, of the Kidney Cancer Association.  Gray's son is a survivor of Wilms Tumor, a pediatric malignancy.04/26/2010 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - April 27, 2010 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Smile For Your Child: A Parent's Guide To Finding Positive Energy During Diagnosis, Treatment, & Life After
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Source: Kidney Cancer Association - April 27, 2010 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

How Kidney Cancer Research Benefits From The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
 In this email to our CEO, Bill Bro, Shannon Bell, Director, Office of Advocacy Relations, at the National Cancer Institute, describes new initiatives in kidney cancer research.  Mr. Bro will attend the National Cancer Advisory Board meetings, in Bethesda, in his capacity as a liaison representing cancer survivors.Dear Bill: I would like to take this opportunity to call your attention to several of NCI’s exciting initiatives funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) in both cancer research generally and in kidney cancer specifically. I am pleased to report that ...
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - February 28, 2010 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

How Kidney Cancer Research Benefits From The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
  In this email to our CEO, Bill Bro, Shannon Bell, Director, Office of Advocacy Relations, at the National Cancer Institute, describes new initiatives in kidney cancer research.  Mr. Bro will attend the National Cancer Advisory Board meetings, in Bethesda, in his capacity as a liaison representing cancer survivors. Dear Bill:   I would like to take this opportunity to call your attention to several of NCI’s exciting initiatives funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) in both cancer research generally and in kidney cancer specifically. I am pleased to report t...
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - February 28, 2010 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news