News tagged with kidney cancer

Popular cancer drug can cause kidney damage

The widely used cancer drug bevacizumab may cause severe loss of protein from the kidney into the urine that can lead to significant kidney damage and can compromise the efficacy of cancer treatment, according to a study ...

Jun 10, 2010
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Can eGFR be a routine preoperative renal function test?

A research team from Japan evaluated the validity of the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) as a preoperative renal function parameter in patients with gastric cancer. Their study showed that eGFR was as equally ...

May 20, 2010
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Researchers find genetic secrets to common kidney cancer

By examining expression of every human gene in clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) compared to normal kidney cells, researchers at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida have discovered gene signatures they say explain much ...

May 18, 2010
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Conservative surgery not inferior to nephrectomy

The latest results from the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) 30904 study were presented in a plenary session today at the Anniversary EAU Congress, which showed that conservative surgery ...

Apr 19, 2010
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