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Renal Cell Carcinoma is a comprehensive publication that explores the most common type of kidney cancer. More than 60,000 people are diagnosed with RCC each year, and this guide provides valuable information to help them upon diagnosis, including sections on staging, treatment options and side effect management as well as a list of available advocacy and financial resources. Available in PDF and print formats at no charge.
In the News…
Perioperative blood transfusion worsens kidney cancer patients’ survival
Receipt of a blood transfusion significantly reduced cancer-specific (68 vs 92%) and recurrence-free survival (63 vs 88%) at 5-years’ follow-up on univariate analysis.
Forty-nine-month survival in a metastatic renal cell carcinoma patient across six lines of targeted therapy
The survival and prognosis of mRCC patients may thus be significantly improved with the suitable use of newer targeted agents.
Advanced age should not preclude sunitinib use for mRCC
Elderly kidney cancer patients benefit from sunitinib therapy just as much as their younger counterparts, a retrospective analysis of six clinical trials shows.
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Source: Kidney Cancer Association via Kidney Cancer News www.kidneycancer.org
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