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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 ...

dateMay 18, 2010 in Cancer
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Novel therapy for metastatic kidney cancer developed

Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center and the VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine (VIMM) have developed a novel virus-based gene therapy for renal cell carcinoma that has been shown to kill ...

dateDec 15, 2010 in Cancer
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New findings may help patients with deadly kidney cancer

Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) researchers have found a way to reverse resistance to sunitinib, a treatment that is currently the first line of defense against clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC), a deadly form of ...

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Cancer
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Promising results shown for kidney cancer drug

The drug pazopanib (Votrient) slowed the progression of advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC), a form of kidney cancer, in patients by 54% percent, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Cancer
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